Okay guys, brief post today because I'm feeling a bit worn out. Long day at work + trip the farmer's market + busy evening of playing with the Emperor (who was at one point demanding that I spin him around in the air while tickling him... you tell me why I don't have massive guns yet?) = me very tired. Which segues into:
Thing I'm thankful for #2: living somewhere where produce is cheap, plentiful, and excellent.
Here is my farmer's market haul from today, in two parts:
All I'm saying is: I'm insanely lucky to live somewhere where it's easy and honestly extremely cost effective (if you eat seasonally/don't splurge too much on treat produce) to eat locally grown food. And I know it.
And look what I found today! That fruit that eluded me during MoFo:
Isn't that the most adorably ugly fruit you've ever seen? I just want to hug it. Actually, I did hug it, while getting money out of my pocket to pay... and found that it left quince dander all over my shirt. Nice. Teach me to hug fruits.
I wanted something quick for dinner that involved minimal cooking, and I've been thinking about/longing for that sorrel pesto we had during MoFo. (This one.) So I made it again. This time it's even prettier! And just as delicious. Definitely make it with tomatoes unless you're a tomato hater... they really make it pop for me.
The Emperor had a big serving of plain brown rice noodles and a couple of snap peas. He got mad when he finished his plain noodles and asked for more and I explained that the only remaining ones had sauce on them. We need to find a new word to use other than "sauce"-- anything called sauce is his mortal enemy. Weird.
Here he is fresh out of preschool, running around in our driveway with Funny Baby and his water bottle: