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The Morning Market

August 7, 2010

Let me just start this post by telling you just how much I love our local Farmer’s Market! {And since I am on a local food kick, it really fits the bill}. It’s pretty much the best market I have been to to-date! So much to see and do, I could literally spend an entire day there.

Anyhooo, Saturday morning was gorgeous out – cool for a summer morning, but still nice and sunny. Younger sister and I decided to hit up the market after a quick early morning tour around our neighbourhood looking for garage sales…

It was packed there!! Not that I didn’t expect it, but it was really really crowded!

We scoured the place for all the best deals on vegetables… I ended up spending about $15 and walked away with bags and bags of fresh veggies… {I love my veggies!}

Now, you cannot go to this market without getting their famous Apple Fritters! Famous you ask? Yes famous!! We waited in line for a good 20+ minutes to get these fritters… soooo good!

{Me and Nikki waiting in line for fritters!}

Of course I don’t have a pic of them because we pretty much inhaled them as soon as they hit the plate! 😉

So what does $15 get you at the market?

– 3 huge zucchini’s
– 4 plum tomatoes
– 6 peppers {including that purple one!}
– big head of broccoli
– cauliflower
– big bunch of green onions
– eggplant
– loaf of rye bread
– 2 apple fritters

I also got a little sumthin-sumthin for myself…

Flowers!!! I never have flowers in my house, but these looked so pretty at the market that I had to buy myself some… And who can resist these glads, they only cost $1 for the 4!

And you know what they means…? I get to {partially} check off #55 on my list!

Now to come up with some great ways to use all the zucchini and that huge eggplant! Any ideas? I’m thinking this recipe

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Do you ever shop at your local farmer’s market? How about buying yourself flowers?

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