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Fall is here! Clean out that fridge and freezer!

Well. Just six weeks ago my husband and I moved from one side of the country (east) to the southwest again. Now that the move is over fro...

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Summer is here and Peaches are in season -- time to go to your local Farmer's Market!

Here in Alabama, there are quite a few farmers markets. I am shocked to learn that with the rainy weather the south has that the fruits, vegetables and flowers are plentiful and gigantic. I thought Texas had big produce -- not as big the produce I have seen in Alabama! Pepper place market in Birmingham, AL is located next to an abandoned Dr Pepper plant, it boasts over an entire block of farmers, fresh organic meat, fresh organic breads, vegetable, fruits, and plants. Restaurants and shops surround the Farmer's Market.

The tomatoes are red, juicy and sweet. Peaches are bigger than a coffee cup and the vegetable varieties are aplenty too. So, some good comfort food recipes are in order for the next few posts!

Sliced Tomato Salad

Slice a large tomato thinly or thickly, add a bit of fresh minced garlic over all, fresh chopped green onions, squeeze fresh lime juice over the tomatoes, season to taste with salt and fresh cracked black pepper and top with a few cilantro leaves. Serves 2.