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Market [noun]

Now that the weather is cooler it’s safer for babies and pets, so today’s market run was mostly me negotiating an obstacle course of strollers and leashes. Dog owners act mystified when you get angry about being clotheslined by a … Continue reading

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Market Something

I‘ve run out of clever (and not-so-clever) titles for these weekly market reports; next week’s may be “Market [noun]”. At least I was able to keep the upcoming week’s meal plan in my head long enough to buy what I … Continue reading

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Market Abundance

This was one of the market days when I buy more fruit and baked goods than vegetables. It’s midsummer in New England, which means it’s corn and tomato season, so I bought corn and tomatoes, along with a few cucumbers, … Continue reading

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Market Transition

It’s still way to hot to be motivated to cook, but the family must be fed, so I wandered around the farmer’s market today, waiting for inspiration¬† to strike. We’re a third of the way through the market season, which … Continue reading

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Market Meltdown

It’s hot out there. It’s been hot for weeks, so hot that I don’t feel like cooking for fear of turning the kitchen into a blast furnace. So I went to the market with an eye toward what I can … Continue reading

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Market Holiday

I‘m still working through last week’s market haul, so today was more of a reconnoitering instead of a purchasing trip. Still, I couldn’t pass up the first yellow beans, fava beans,¬† and red onions of the season, as well as … Continue reading

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Meat & Market

Two market trips today, as this was also my monthly meat CSA pickup day. New vegetables appeared for the first time this week, and a few are already on the way out. Cucumbers (new, time to make pickles!), carrots (finally … Continue reading

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Market Promise

Today was another Saturday at the farmer’s market when it was threatening to rain, but it didn’t deter the locals. I’m using a different approach to my shopping this season, buying only what I’m absolutely sure I plan to cook … Continue reading

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Market Return

The Union Square Farmer’s Market, just a few block away from Chez Belm, opened for the season this past Saturday. I braved the gathering storm clouds and made sure I was one of the first to arrive to check out … Continue reading

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Market Closing

Today was the last day of the season for the farmer’s market, so I stocked up on a few items. I tried to buy something from each vendor to encourage them to return next summer. It’s a good thing we … Continue reading

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