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Market Haul

My husband and I are really enjoying the local farmers markets. Here’s what looked good last time: I prefer my beets pickled, so have never cooked them. Now I’m curious as to how they taste. Aren’t these peaches gorgeous? I … Continue reading

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L.A. Farmers Market

The Farmers Market in Los Angeles first opened in 1934, but was originally a dairy farm owned by A.F. Gilmore and a partner in 1870. Oil was actually discovered on the site in 1905 and the Gilmore Oil Company occupied … Continue reading

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Produce and Flowers

More treats from the farmers market: Am I the only one who’s never seen carrots that were anything but orange? Cucumbers that look like they’re almost pickles. My grandmother made the best dill pickles! The entire basement smelled like brine … Continue reading

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La Boquería, Barcelona

A recent comment served to remind me that I never finished posting photos from our honeymoon in Spain. I thought for sure I’d put up this shot of fresh figs in La Boquería, but a search told me “no.” So here … Continue reading

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