When I got up this morning, in this hot southern state of Arkansas, the temperature was 58. It was like Heaven! I did an early morning walk, showered, dressed and headed out to The Farmer's Market. Look at the wonderful vegetables, fruit and bread I found today:
That yellow squash is a new kind of zucchini called Sunbeam - at least it's new to me. I already have the green beans and new potatoes cooking. The carrots are scrubbed and waiting to be simmered in a little water, drained and a little butter and brown sugar added. I sliced some of the cucumbers and have them crisping in some ice water. I don't fry foods any more but I really think I might have to break my rule with that zucchini...it's not as large as it looks but it's the perfect size for frying. The bread is a regular wheat loaf with sunflower seeds added; I had a nice visit with the Amish lady (who baked it yesterday). And the strawberries will be sliced at the last minute and have a little cream added. My husband, who has been in Mexico on a mission trip, comes home today and since he's really a meat and potatoes man I think I'll let him grill some venison burgers since it's the perfect weather for being on the deck. Doesn't that scrumptious?