Category Archives: Market Haul

Right place, my time

Every so often, a beacon appears to remind us we’re headed in the right direction. The North Star, a rainbow or even an actual plaquard that points the way to the restroom! Recently, I’ve found myself in the right place, so … Continue reading

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Now, we’ll never know…

If you’re here in California, you’re well aware of Prop 37. This initiative would have required “labeling of food sold to consumers made from plants or animals with genetic material changed in specified ways.” When I went to bed last … Continue reading

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Saving Money while Eating Well

“Every time you enter a grocery store, you’re being marketed to. There are free samples, bright colors, enticing aromas and lots of noise – all designed to steer you away from the path of best nutrition. The more often you … Continue reading

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Happy New Year…

I know, we’re almost in the final week of January, but this is the first you’ve heard from me in a while, so here we go! When we were last in touch, I was heralding the arrival and cuisine of … Continue reading

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Back to the Wednesday Market…

This week, I went to the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market and went a little nuts… I had $46 with me, and came home with $7.85…needless to say, my fridge is VERY well-stocked!! So, with no further ado, here’s this week’s … Continue reading

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Spring Preview…

Stinging Nettles. Not the most friendly member of the backyard regulars, but certainly the item that excited me the most after last week’s Market Run. Most years, I end up making a potato/nettle soup that, while tasty, It’s nothing really … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 3.09.11; Santa Monica Market

Aah, it’s been a while, but yesterday, I immersed myself in my favorite Farmer’s Market and came home with a tantalizing sampling of Spring!! Here it is: My Haul New Zealand Spinach: $2 Green Garlic: $1.50 California Macadamia Nuts: $4 … Continue reading

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An unexpected treat

I had some plans yesterday that fell through, so where do you think I ended up?  Of course, the Market.  The Santa Monica Wednesday Market to be precise.  This is one of the largest local Farmer’s Markets and features countless … Continue reading

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A return to the basics…

My visit to the auld neighborhood was a brief one. It was a grey, drizzly day, so many of the vendors didn’t show up. There were a few things that stood out to me, and here they are… My Wee … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2011!!

I’m back! My crazy schedule has gotten a little less so and my culinary mojo has been workin’ overtime! I finally got back to the Market once last week, and am about to go again today, but first, let’s discuss … Continue reading

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