Tag Archives: Dallas Farmers Market

Good Texas Wine

Well, I’m stocked up! Last week I attended my first Dallas Farmers Market Friends board meeting, where the new board slate was approved, and I was up for PR Chair, and got it.  So, weeeee!  I’m excited about that.  :)  But they were having a silent auction on 6-packs of Texas wine.  Well, I bid [...]

I Took 2nd Place at the Texas State Fair!

For my tomato preserves!  Who would have thunk it after I saw all the beautiful submissions when I turned my selections in for consideration.  And sadly, because it was the ONE thing I entered that I did very last minute and in a rush, I don’t even have a picture to post for you!  lol  That is [...]

A Friday Meal

On some Friday’s it’s not movies, not a restaurant, it’s a quiet meal with friends.  Ben and David had extra veggies from the Dallas Farmers Mkt they needed to use up, and I had some organic, free-range chicken and fresh mozz to use.  We put it to good use w/ a veggie pasta salad made [...]

Strawberry Jam

Jam, jam, jamma’ – jam, band…err, jam! Tried strawberry jam last weekend…I think I’ll enter some goodies in the State Fair of Texas Creative Arts food category.  What could it hurt?  Somebody put the bug in my ear, and I’m gonna’ do it! You can too!  Just get your jam band out, and jam…man!

dallas main street garden

Was out and about this past weekend at the Farmers Market with Ben and David, and we decided to be urban and find a place downtown to grab brunch ($14 buffet brunch at Iron Cactus is yum)! Afterward we meandered over to the new main street garden, which is flanked by one of my favorite [...]

Healthy Pot Roast

Right before this last lil’ cold snap we had, you know, when it was warm enough on that Saturday for me to make my first spring trip to the Dallas Farmers Market, and cold enough the next day to snow 3 inches!?!  Well, I rounded up some veggies on my trip to the mkt, and the [...]

A must-have book.

In Season: Cooking with Vegetables and Fruits by Sarah Raven I had this book on my Amazon wishlist, and was so excited to get it this Christmas.  To be completely honest, I think I came by it from an Amazon suggestion, based on other books I’d gotten.  The cover struck me right away, and the [...]

Salsa canning.

I’m slow & haven’t updated in a few weeks, but over the Labor Day wkend I headed to the Farmers Mkt & got stuff to can 2 diff kinds of salsa – original w/ heirloom & reg tomatoes & some w/ the roasted green chile Ben gave me. ) I used these great wide-mouth Ball jars & [...]