Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Farmers Market Produce

I went to the Arboretum in South Barrington this past Sunday.  Season's Produce and Specialty market was there.  The fruit and veggies were so vibrant and delicious looking.  I couldn't resist taking a few pictures.  In case you love Rainer cherries like myself, they are amazingly good, and only $2.99 a pound!

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I have never cooked with egg plant, but seeing these made me want to find a recipe to try.  They were so pretty.  As I'm writing this blog, Ina Garten , The Barefoot Contessa is on Food Network making an eggplant recipe.  This is perfect timing.  The recipe is call Eggplant Gratin, with ricotta and fresh grated Parmesan cheese. 

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Aren't these peppers beautiful?
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If you don't normally shop at farmer's markets, you should give them a try.  Stop by your local farmer's market this week.  



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