Saturday, August 20, 2011

Portland Farmer's Market at PSU

As you can see, I am still very much on my blueberry and tomato kick.  I got 4 different kinds of tomatoes today, although to be honest, I wouldn't have bothered with the little salad tomatoes at all if I had seen the other tomatoes first.  Naturally, handfuls of blueberries and a few tomatoes had already been eaten.  I bought the little eggplant mostly because it was adorable and the two summer squashes are entirely new to me.  I think I will cut eggplant and squashes into small pieces and roast them together and then toss into a lentil salad, with or without tomatoes.  Should be good.

I went into lab for a bit after farmer's marketing and a few of the tomatoes and blueberries got crushed in my bag (sadness).  To prevent general spoilage, I rinsed everything and now it's all laying out to dry post-inspection and eating.

I bought a bunch of things together so where I didn't have an exact price, I listed the price/lb.

Eggs: $6
Blueberries: 2 cartons for $5
Salad tomatoes: $3 for a carton
2 Early Girl tomatoes: $2.25/lb
1 Tomato with name I've forgotten (starts with C): $2.25/lb
1 Lemon Boy tomato (yellow): $2.25/lb
Zephyr squash: 60 cents
Italian squash: 60 cents (prickly on outside)
Eggplant: $2
Basil: $2.75 a bunch (I think)

Total: $24

I was really kicking myself today for not bringing my camera because on the way to the farmer's market I passed some sort of classic car exhibit.  All along the park there were antique-y cars parked and they were really very cool looking.  I hope it's still there next week when Ferret visits because he loves old cars.  Right now I'm tending to domestic matters - cleaning out my freezer and taking inventory of my pantry.  I'm looking forward to an evening of cooking.

1 comment:

  1. man your farmers market is so cheap!! i think i'll get an eggplant next time