Farmer's Market and a Healthy Recipe

LOOK at all this fresh produce!!!!!  OMG, they have a Farmer’s Market at Rosemary on Sundays…so getting there on a Saturday or Sunday is IDEAL!!!  You can stock your house with all of these farm, fresh, organic, pesticide free vegetables and fruits for the week!!!  The kids love to have cut up fruit on the beach because they are hungry and thirsty…and this hits the spot!!Read more at:

The Reluctant Cook: Don't send me to the grocery store

My husband, a chef and BBQ fanatic, does most of the grocery shopping, especially anything related to meat. When he sends me to the store with a list there’s usually one item that I don’t know anything about. I seriously get a little nervous as I search the aisles for that one conspicuous item. Let’s take a quick look at the meat section....more

Farmer's Market Sunday

www.abowlfullofsimple.comBeautiful Sunday morning at our local Farmer’s MarketA feast for the senses – A feast for dinner...more

Fresh Tomato Tatin

One of my favourite things about summer is all of the fresh local produce at the farmers market, so I tend to head down every Saturday morning. The market starts out slowly in the spring, with asparagus and then strawberries. By July, things pick up, with a flurry of new things every week. Out of all of the amazing produce, one of the things that I look forward to the most is the tomatoes. There is just something irresistible about field-ripened tomatoes that keeps me longing for them all year round.  ...more
This looks amazing. How sweet is the caramel -- sweet and sour like a gastrique? What a clever idea.more

‘Tis the Season for Farmer’s Markets

 They’re back. And, those of us who have chosen to embrace the locavore lifestyle are glad....more

Hooray for REAL food!

I have been finding such joy lately in buying local food from my farmer's market and preparing it simply, with love.  I don't usually call myself a cook, but this stuff is easy and delicious!  Check out my blog post about it:

Where To Get Your Vegetables On.

Argh!  Google maps didn't translate.  Visit the site to see the intricate map included!more

It's Here! It's Finally Here!!

It finally feels like fall. We were finally able to turn off the air conditioning Thursday evening and open the windows. It has been incredibly wet, humid and all around dreary in the region since the beginning of August. AUGUST! Two months of soggy grounds, thick, stagnant air and bad hair days. The craptastic weather made me sloth-like but the cooler fresh air has finally kicked my motivation back into gear. I want to do all sorts of fall things this month. The first on my list was to add some fall flavor to our dinner menu....more