Posts Tagged Market

Winter Squash Impulsivity

We stopped at People’s Coop several rainy Fridays ago, drawn to lower SE Portland with the idea of enjoying a smoothie from Sip before heading inside to re-fill a few bulk spice containers.

Market Snapshots: Hillsdale's Market

While the Portland Farmers Market operates eight prominent markets around the city, there are other local farmers’ markets that exist outside of this official umbrella.

Market Snapshots: Springs' Textures & Colors

On Saturday, in between shopping for various kinds of raab, cabbage, and chard, I passed the shopping bags to Justin, as I was eager to play with our new camera, the Fujifilm x100s.

Fresh from the Market: Salsify

When salsify showed up in our CSA share a few months ago, I tucked a whiskery bunch of the vegetable into our bag with curiosity.

Market Snapshots: The Shemanski Winter Market

Portland's main farmers' market (Saturday's PSU Market) may be on hiatus for these middle winter months, but the Portland Farmers' Market organization hasn't left us market-goers in a complete lurch.

Market Snapshots: The First of December

It's an unfortunate reality that by December, many farmers' markets are shut for the season.

A Melon Primer

The Saturday before we traveled to England, I found myself easily able to predict what fruit we'd find at the farmers' market, and planned accordingly.

Farm Profile | Sunset Lane's Pursuit of Flavor and Tradition

On a recent episode of Anthony Bourdain's No Reservations, Bourdain explored Austin, Texas during the insanity of the South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival.

Market Snapshots: Summer at Shemanski Park

While working on a photo assignment, I found myself with thirty minutes to 'waste' at the Shemanski Park Farmers Market.

Fresh from the Market: Romano Beans

If you and I closed our eyes and simultaneously thought of summer foods, I bet we'd come up with similar lists: tomatoes, corn, peppers, watermelon, beans.

Farm Profile | MudJoy Farm's Levels of Diversity

Harry Short grows varieties of vegetables that you've never heard of.

Up Close at PSU's Farmers' Market

I rented a 60mm macro lens last week.

A Pea and Legume Primer

Sugar snap peas, snow peas, shelling peas, and fava beans.

Fresh from the Market: Rhubarb

I know I should have posted a "Fresh from the Market" on rhubarb before I shared the last two rhubarb recipes, but when thinking about baking versus writing, espeically with fresh rhubarb in the fridge, I had no choice but to bake first, and write later.

Market Snapshots: This Last Week

I feel like I blinked and the food at the farmers' markets transitioned from beets and carrots to strawberries, fava beans, snap peas, and asparagus.

Fresh from the Market: Spring Radishes

I've taken to eating radishes as the French do: whole, served with one ramekin of whipped butter and another of chunky sea salt.

Market Snapshots: Opening Day of the PSU Farmers’ Market

I awoke on Saturday to the realization that it was both St.

Market Snapshots: Bursts of Color in Winter

Across the country, January was the fourth warmest January on record.

Fresh from the Market: Brussels Sprouts

In my mind, the reason "Brussels sprouts" is capitalized is because they're some of the best vegetables around.

Market Snapshots: Union Square Greenmarket

I only had time to take a few pictures before I quickly ran out of hands as I checked off items from my shopping list!

Market Snapshots: Copenhagen’s Torvehallerne

Copenhagen’s new year round food market, Torvehallerne, opened on Friday, September 2, 2011.

Wandering East London

If Copenhagen were the meat (or cheese, if you're a vegetarian!) of our trip, then London served as the sandwich bread for said meat.

A Philly Day Trip

I grew up outside of Washington, DC, before spending over four years after college in the DC area.

Market Snapshots: Union Square Greenmarket

A mid-August Greenmarket is a fine place to shop.

Fresh from the Market: Apricots

We enjoyed an apricot filled weekend, making and eating a delicious apricot crumb cake and enjoying Kevin West’s smooth apricot jam on our toast.

A General Store for the 21st Century

I’ve noticed a common thread among the local artisans, farmers, and purveyors I most admire: they’ve each learned to accept, and even embrace, nuance and unpredictability without sacrificing the quality of their product.

Fresh from the Market: Zucchini

Zucchini can be so much more than a bland addition to the side salad you’re planning on pushing around with your fork.

Market Snapshots: Andaz Farmers Market

Have you heard of the Andaz hotel chain?

Fresh from the Market: Fava Beans

I’ve eaten favas before this summer, but I’d never cooked with them-- meaning that I’d never had the pleasure of uncovering the vibrant green bean pod, layer by layer.

Fresh from the Market: Strawberries

The Fresh from the Market posts have gone by the wayside for awhile--but not without awareness on this end!

Fresh from the Market: Fiddleheads

Ramps, nettles, fiddleheads.

Fresh from the Market: Asparagus

Asparagus is here!

Market Snapshots: Portland Edition

Last Saturday, we spent all morning at the Portland Farmers Market, located along the grassy park in the middle of Portland State University's campus.

Market Grown Bags

Designers Catalina RozoMelissa Clinard recently created these bags to support local farmers in Alachua County, FL.

Market Snapshots

This market was blooming with flowers...and not much else.

Fresh from the Market: Spring Parsnips

I love parsnips, especially when paired with carrots.

Fresh from the Market: Carrots

It distresses me that too many children (and adults) first associate carrots with those baby carrots with ranch dip, served alongside celery: the stereotypical crudite platter.

Market Snapshots

Fresh From the Market: Acorn Squash

I have to be honest:  I find acorn squash to be beautiful on the outside and lackluster on the inside.

Market Snapshots

Fresh from the Market: Bosc Pears

I admit to knowing very little about the differences between pear varieties.

Artisan Profile: Bailey Doesn’t Bark

My first time exploring Etsy was also the first time I noticed Bailey Doesn’t Bark.

Fall at the Tucker Square Greenmarket

Today’s chillier, rainy weather may have elicited groans and snooze buttons from some, but I was actually excited to wake up to a dreary Monday.

The Hester Street Fair

We seem to spend many weekends in Lower Manhattan, splitting our time behind the East Village, the Lower East Side, and Soho/Noho.

Appreciating the New Amsterdam Market

When Justin and I moved to Brooklyn last Fall, we were inundated with things to see, do, and eat.

Exploring the London Food Scene

Borough Market is the definition of a food lovers' dream.

A Simple Rhubarb Puree

As the farmers' markets continue their spring time unveiling, you can now find rhubarb at many of the stands.

Jumping on the Ramp Bandwagon

Until moving to Brooklyn, I was unaware of the relative insanity that surrounds the start of ramp season.