Garlic Scape Pesto #FarmFreshFridays

Garlic Scape Pesto | Easy to make and utterly addictive. You will want to top everything you make with this Pesto!

This Garlic Scape Pesto is super easy to make and utterly addictive. You will want to top everything you make with this Pesto! And who could blame you? Last week I received my first CSA delivery. I'll admit I was beyond excited to find out we had them in our area. I took advantage immediately and ordered bi-weekly deliveries. The first one came loaded with garlic scapes. If you've never had garlic scapes you've been missing out. The taste is stellar, and they are incredibly versatile. You … [Read more...]

Peach Salad with Peach-Hazelnut Dressing #FarmFreshFridays

Peach Salad with Peach and Hazelnut Dressing | This simple salad is perfect for summer!

This salad is made with fresh peaches and greens, then topped with a homemade peach-hazelnut dressing. Toss some hazelnuts over top and it's perfection! It's okay. You're on the right blog. I made a salad. I know, shocking right. I had the most amazing peach salad while I was in Miami and it has me on a serious peach kick. I'd love to recreate that recipe, but for today I went with quick and easy. However I did make my own dressing. I'm not a huge "smother a salad with dressing" kind … [Read more...]

Simple Beef and Bean Sprout Stir-fry

Stirfry 7 Pin

Hi folks. There are days when spending all day in the kitchen makes me swoon. Chopping, stirring, making every single thing from scratch. Those days are awesome. Today is NOT one of those days. Today I wanted simple. I wanted easy. I wanted quick. I wanted delicious. And I wanted it all 5 minutes ago. … [Read more...]

Farm Fresh Fridays heads to St. Jacobs Ontario

St Jacobs Mill Shopping Area

Hi Folks! Welcome to St. Jacobs Ontario. Me & Mini-me's fave place to hit up Farmers Markets, Flea Markets, Shops and Restaurants. Hope you enjoy the photo tour! … [Read more...]

Farm Fresh Fridays takes a trip to Toronto

So I bought 2 to appease mini-me!

Last weekend I took a trip to Toronto to attend Techmunch. The conference itself was incredible. I learned so much and met some wonderful people. Since the trip is 4 hours there and 4 hours home it did not leave much time for scouring the city for Farmer's Markets and cute little shops. I did however get to hit Whole Foods, Williams Sonoma and browse around the Hot & Spicy Food Festival while there. I also made a quick trip to Sephora. And when I say quick I mean it. We had 20 minutes at … [Read more...]

Windsor Farmers’ Market and Art at the Marina Trips for Farm Fresh Fridays

I scored big time!

Welcome to the first 2012 edition of Farm Fresh Fridays. Each Friday we'll take you on our excursions to local Farmers' Markets, Farm Stands and some day trips to other areas of Ontario. We like to tour around the area visiting different markets and having some fun. I hope you enjoy coming along with mini-me and myself each week. Next week may include a recipe. If you would like to leave a comment letting me know if you like the photos only or if you would like to see us include a recipe … [Read more...]

Farm Fresh Fridays- A Welcome Return to Some Normalcy

WERE YOU BORED WITHOUT ME?COULDN'T EAT, COULDN'T SLEEP?WERE YOU HAVING FLASHBACKS TO FARM FRESH FRIDAYS OF YORE?NEVER FEAR MY LOVELIES, I AM BACK AND SO IS FARM FRESH FRIDAYSALAS ME AND MINI-ME RETURN TO REMARK FARMS, THE PLACE OF LEGENDS AND COOL SAUCES AND CLERKS WHO CHECK OUT MY DAUGHTERCLEARLY THEY HAVE BETTER EYESIGHT THAN ME OR THESE BANANAS WOULD NOT HAVE COME HOME WITH MEI BOUGHT THIS TO DROWN MY SORROWS, AND I AM NOT SHARING THIS ONE, IT'S MINE, ALL MINE ANOTHER ADDICTION, MY SIS … [Read more...]

Farm Fresh Fridays- Sept 30: Applefest or as I like to call it "candyfest"

THIS WEEKEND WAS THE APPLE FEST

Welcome to Ruthven Apple Festival 2011 or as I like to call it Candyfest 2011! … [Read more...]

Farm Fresh Friday- Our Trip to St. Jacobs Ontario Photo Story

St. Jacobs

Our road trip to St. Jacobs Ontario. Hope you enjoy this photo diary! … [Read more...]

Farm Fresh Fridays- Sept 2- Road Trip to London Ontario, 2 malls + farmer’s market + Sephora= Euphoria!

PHOTOS MISSING, WILL BE REPLACED SOON. THANKS FOR UNDERSTANDING. xx AND SO IT BEGINS, OUR FIRST LONG ROAD TRIP IN 2 YEARS WAS REALLY FOGGY IN THE MORNING IT'S ESSEX COUNTY, OF COURSE THERE'S CORN FIELDS ABOUT 1 AND 1/2 HOURS LATER THE END IS NEAR I WAS A GOOD GIRL, NO EXCESSIVE SPEEDING, HOLIDAY WEEKEND, COPPERS EVERY 50 FEET AH, THIS MEANS WE'RE ALMOST … [Read more...]

Farm Fresh Fridays – Ditched the store this week and hit a fruit stand, not literally!

Hi folks. I have so much to tell you guys but waiting until I have some quiet time so I can think clearly. I am so tired today and been running my butt off most of the day. My brother left this morning, big meanie took his camera with him. Traitor I tell ya, he's just a big old traitor. Then I had cleaning and wash to catch up which is only half done. I would have done it all but I had booked a hair appointment before big bro told me he was coming. So I scooted off to the city for that, which … [Read more...]

Farm Fresh Fridays – The clerk checked out my daughter and I almost smacked him edition!

Okay so this is not the cake post folks. That is coming, I promise. It has to be on it's on post as it was for the daring baker challenge. So I will get to that later. For now I have to share some farm fresh friday goodies with you lovely people.So first to clarify this is not a farmer's market I go to. Although apparently we do have one down town I hear. I will have to check it out but it's only open saturday mornings and those of you who know me know my IBS rages in the morning. So the thought … [Read more...]

Farm Fresh Friday- A day late and dollar or ten or twenty short!

Hi folks. Sorry for my absence. I took a mental health day yesterday. I mean I am mental so seems about right I think. I just needed a break. I had a bad day Thursday. And thanks to a very nice reply email from Chef Dennis I am feeling much better. I was feeling a bit out of sorts. Finding your place in the blogosphere can be tough. Some days it feels like a high school cafeteria and you're just waiting for the cool girls to ask you to sit with them. I was just struggling with some things. Chef … [Read more...]

Farm Fresh Friday

Hi folks. This is going to be a quickie post. I am getting nothing done while I play on the computer today. So for my friends this is to show you what I picked up at the market. For fellow hoppers, I do the bulk of my visiting friends at night, so I shall pop by but not until I sit down at the end of the day. Glad to have more friends. So you all know I went to my favourite gourmet market yesterday. It`s a year round store, like a high end grocery store really. I`ll be adding the farmer`s … [Read more...]

Bread and Farm Fresh Fridays- Yes I realize it’s saturday!

Hey folks. I'm here with a quick bread maker recipe. Did not turn out quite as light and airy as the one the day before but hey, who cares, it's fresh bread. I experimented as I often do. So the result was quite lovely.It's funny that I don't eat bread very often but I sure make and buy a ton of it. The rest of the crew like it so I have to keep them happy. Otherwise it`s anarchy. I am doing a weekly post entitled "farm fresh friday". This week was a bit of a bust. I have been swamped with … [Read more...]

Quick post about how much I love remark farms!!!

I will post some recipes tonight. But I just got in after a day of errands, hair appointments, shopping for shoes for grad and hitting the mall with a 17 year old. I am whooped. So I still need to cook,  which means no recipes yet. Somehow I felt compelled to come on and tell you how happy the market in the city makes me. I live in a small town with two super crappy grocery stores. They do not sell anything special or out of the ordinary. It makes me so sad. So on our way to the mall we drove by … [Read more...]

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