There was lots of stuff to choose from this weekend at the market. I saw the beets early on and got a basket of red and a basket of gold. Because I couldn't decide between them. Plus, if you are turning on your oven to roast vegetables, in the summer, might as well make it worth your while.
The squash was beautiful too. As I walked by I had a vision of butternut squash bisque, served in a heavy white bowl, with a side of hearty peasant bread, eaten on an outdoor patio at dusk, while gazing off at the mountains in the distance.
The tuberose flowers stopped me in my tracks. I started talking to myself when I saw them.
Me: Should I get those this week or more sunflowers?
Myself: You said before you left you were going to get more sunflowers because they were so pretty last week.
Me: Yes, but that's before I knew these would be here.
Myself: Well get what you want but don't blame me if you wish you would have gotten the sunflowers.
Me won out.
And I didn't blame myself. Because look how simple and perfect these are on the table.
This weeks salads for lunch - kale, roasted beets, chopped up red pepper, black beans, dried cranberries. I know it sounds crazy, but it's good stuff. Usual dressing - 3T olive oil, 2T honey, 2T apple cider vinegar, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp garlic powder, 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper.
Happy new week to all. Whatever you are doing. Wherever you are.
Sending tuberose flowers to you. And yourself.