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#151 SobaAddict70

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Posted 07 June 2014 - 03:01 PM

I bought a pint for $4.  Depends on the vendor.  Good for 2 desserts. 

 

Next weekend I'll be buying more; am thinking of strawberry gazpacho and quick strawberry jam.



#152 SobaAddict70

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Posted 14 June 2014 - 11:34 AM

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today: baby carrots, radishes, young onions, chicken, edible roses, strawberries, heirloom tomatoes

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#153 patrickamory

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Posted 14 June 2014 - 02:49 PM

Soba early for tomatoes - were they hothouse? How are they?



#154 SobaAddict70

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Posted 14 June 2014 - 05:48 PM

Probably hothouse-grown, but it's the same vendor that has that huge stall near the southwestern corner of the park -- today they had just about every kind of summer green imaginable and baby carrots, asparagus and beets.

 

The tomatoes have been awesome.


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#155 weinoo

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Posted 15 June 2014 - 04:51 AM

I bought a pint for $4.  Depends on the vendor.  Good for 2 desserts. 

 

Next weekend I'll be buying more; am thinking of strawberry gazpacho and quick strawberry jam.

Yesterday I got a quart for $6, so I was happy.


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#156 SobaAddict70

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Posted 12 July 2014 - 09:22 PM

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today: fava beans, cherry tomatoes, green beans, lamb's quarters, herbs, ricotta cheese, summer squash

#157 SobaAddict70

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Posted 19 July 2014 - 03:30 PM

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I adore our summer market.

Today: cucumbers, tomatoes, heirloom tomatoes, zucchini, eggs, herbs, peaches, chard, new potatoes

After USGM, I went to the Strand and managed to get another FOTW volume I didn't already have.

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#158 Mjx

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Posted 20 July 2014 - 12:49 AM

If any of you get there super early, would you mind taking and posting a couple of long shots of the still-low sun slanting over the produce? That is one of the NYC sights I miss most, really lovely.


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