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#61 huiray

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Posted 28 September 2013 - 08:50 AM

Friday/Saturday food shopping this week.

 

 

Asia Mart

 

Lemongrass, 2 fat stalks

Pull Mustard (雪裡紅)

Thai basil

Malunggay leaves

Chinese long beans (Vigna unguiculata subsp. sesquipedalis)

White beech mushrooms (bunapi shimeji)

Pea tips

Young (pink bract) ginger, packaged; a little older than what I got last week at the CFM

Duck wings (raw)

Cantonese roast duck, 1/2 a bird

Frozen pre-made crab shumai [JFC]

Frozen pre-made har gow (shrimp dumplings) [Prime Food]

Fried bean curd [Water Lilies Food Inc.]

Fried soy bean curd (Japanese; [Daiei]; 'zen sushi age')

Ryori-shu [Morita]

Yibin ya cai (Suimiyacai) (四川宜碎米芽菜)/(四川宜賓 碎米芽菜)

Jinjja Jinjja "Flamin' Hot & Nutty Noodle Soup" instant ramen-type stuff [Nong Shim]

 

 

Goose the Market

 

Hawaiian Ono (Wahoo), nice large fillet

Debreziner sausages

Culatello [Smoking Goose], shaved thinly (made w/ Red Wattle Pork)

Freshly-baked Shagbark Oatmeal Cookie [H2O Sushi; locally renowned cookie]

 

 

Broad Ripple Farmers' Market

 

Bloomer's Greenhouse:  3 1/2 ft long fully packed stalk of Brussels sprouts

Silverthorn Farm: 1 bunch baby leeks

Fields Farm Fresh: Regular tomatoes (for soup), Japanese Black Trifele tomatoes

Eden Farms: 1 head young Tuscan kale (hydroponic)

 

 

Carmel Farmers' Market

 

Nading Farm: 1 bunch Chioggia beets

Brotgarten: 1 loaf walnut-cranberry bread

 


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Posted 05 October 2013 - 10:01 PM

This week's food/grocery shopping, most (but not all) of it; a fair bit of re-stocking.

 

 

Goose the Market

 

Finocchiona, sliced thinly.

Debreziner sausages.

Pistacchio gelato.

Pasta: Fusilli col buco [Rustichella d'Abruzzo]

 

 

Broad Ripple Farmers' Market

 

Silverthorn Farm:  Baby daikon radishes.

Yeager Farms Produce:  Japanese 'Mangan' eggplants, Shishito peppers.

Fields Farm Fresh:  Standard tomatoes, Japanese Trifele tomatoes.

Eden Farms:  Collard greens (hydroponic).

Funny Bone Farm:  Red chard, Red Russian kale.

Norman Mullet Farm:  Standard orange carrots, smaller/gnarly ones.

Annabelle's Garden:  Fresh oyster mushrooms.

 

 

The Fresh Market

 

EV olive oil [House brand, 'Novello', Italian, 2012 harvest].

EV olive oil [California Olive Ranch, 2012 harvest].

Pasta: tagliarelle [Cipriani] & tagliolini [Cipriani]  On sale!.

Pasta: Capellini, linguine [both Ferrara]  On sale!.

Pasta: Spaghetti [Garofalo].

Maille mustards (Dijon, Old Style)  On sale!.

 

 

Asia Mart

 

Soured pickled mustard [Pigeon brand (Thai)].

Dried snow fungus.

'Shaoxing cooking wine' (紹興花雕酒) [Lam Sheng Kee]  A kind of "Shaoxing cooking wine".

'Nuerhong cooking rice wine', "fish/seafood" variety, Premium Matured [Gold Plum]  (金梅陳釀  優質紹興料酒)  Another kind of "Shaoxing cooking wine".

Luscious soy paste [Kim Lan].

Slender bamboo shoots [Asian Taste].

Slender bamboo shoot tips [Evergreen].

Mango nectar [Gina].

Beef & tendon balls [Venus].

Soft tofu & regular tofu [Hinoichi][House Foods].

Fresh pork spare ribs (short cut).

Fresh beef shin.

Fresh vegetables: Mung bean sprouts, Taiwan bok choy (a variety of "Napa cabbage"), green onions, fuzzy squash (Chinese hairy gourd), bitter melon.


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#63 huiray

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Posted 19 October 2013 - 09:21 AM

Grocery shopping between 10/12/13 and 10/19/13...

 

 

Broad Ripple Farmers' Market (2 visits)

 

• Silverthorn Farm: Baby leeks, Tuscan kale, young daikon.

• Bloomer's Greenhouse: Brussels sprouts on the stalk, Purple Peruvian fingerling potatoes.

• Funny Bone Farm: Ripe tomatoes, parsnips, std orange carrots, red Russian kale.

• Brotgarten: Epi wheat branch loaf.

• Fields Farm Fresh: Trifele tomatoes, orange snack peppers, Romaine lettuce, Red Leaf lettuce, Marconi sweet peppers (green-streaked red ones).

• Earthly Delights: LARGE head of cauliflower ($3 only!)

• Norman Mullet Farm: orange carrots.

• Annabelle's Garden: Maitake mushroom (a large piece) (Grifola frondosa), Lion's Mane mushroom (Hericium erinaceus), Pear Puffball mushrooms (Lycoperdon pyriforme). 

 

 

Asia mart

 

Bamboo shoots (whole; and sliced) [First World brand].

Baby "Yu Choy Sum".

Scallions (6 bunches @ 3 bunches/US$1).

Chinese long beans (Vigna unguiculata ssp sesquipedalis).

Coriander leaves (3 bunches/US$1).

Watercress.

Malabar spinach (Suay Choy).

Fresh wood ear mushrooms.

Fresh small "tung koo" mushrooms (Chinese shiitake type).

Bitter melons.

Stewing chickens (frozen).

Shaohsing wine (cooking) [Wei Chuan].

Rose wine (Mei Kuei Lu Chiew) [Golden Star].

Sour (pickled) mustard (Harm Choy/Syun Choy).

Cantonese roast pork.

Chinese crullers (Yau Char Kwai).

Fuzhou flour vermicelli, extra thin [Sun Kee].

Flour vermicelli, Taiwanese, hand-made [Hung-Ming].

Cellophane noodles (mung bean threads) [Long Kow].

Fine rice noodles (Mei Fun) [Buddha brand].

 

 

Carniceria Guanajuato #3

 

Chicken drumsticks.

Chicken wings.

Beef short ribs.

Limes (10/US$1).

Bosc pears.

 

This place has a fresh meat counter about 90-100 feet long.  Heaps of meats, often at very good prices.

 

 

Om India Plaza

 

Basmati rice (10 lb) [Zebra].

Basmati rice (15 lb) [Royal].

Shoop (brand) instant noodles: 'Spicy Lemon', 'Bombay Biryani', 'Masala' flavors.

Sweets: fresh Ghujia; & Gulab Jamun "sandwiches" (stuffed w/ paneer).

 

 

Lee Supermarket

 

'Instant Noodle King' Wonton Soup Flavored noodle packs.

'Dragonfly' Hot & Sour Shrimp Flavor instant noodle packs.

Guyabayano (Soursop) nectar drinks.

'Maeploy' sweet chili sauce.

Vegetable oil (2.6 L).

 

 

Plus sockeye salmon fillets and wild-harvested shrimp from my standard Western grocery down the road.



#64 huiray

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Posted 19 October 2013 - 09:37 AM

Pic of the Maitake, Lion's Mane and Pear Puffball mushrooms I got today.

 

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#65 JoNorvelleWalker

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 03:56 PM

I didn't plan it this way, but just three things:  two pounds of butter, two pounds of flour, two pounds of well aged cheddar.  I could make a pound cake or something.


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#66 Plantes Vertes

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 04:56 PM

Don't you mean two? :biggrin:



#67 huiray

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 06:01 PM

Heh.  Cheese Pound Cakes? Hmm-m-m...



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Posted 26 October 2013 - 06:31 PM

Today:

 

 

Broad Ripple Farmers' Market

 

• Silverthorn Farm - Carnival squash, Delicata squashes, leafy-type celery, Tuscan kale, coriander w/ roots attached. (Yay! He finally came through with some stuff where he sequestered stuff before his harvesters cut the roots off...he mentioned that he chose ones with nice roots - thanks, Nate)

• Fields Farm Fresh - standard tomatoes. His last harvest, brought in before the first hard frost of the year a few days ago.

• Annabelle's Garden - Maitake mushrooms (2 different cultivars, both also different from the one I got last week), oyster mushrooms.

• Schacht Farm - eggs.

Funny Bone Farm - daikon, std orange carrots.

• Whipker Azalia Farm Market - Carnival squash.

 

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Goose the Market

 

Merguez sausages, prosciutto ham (this one is much redder than normal, I think the manager said something like it being "Prosciutto rosa"...?), Finocchiona salami, Belgian Chocolate gelato, local yellow carrots.

 

 

Asia Mart

 

Fresh ginger, fresh turmeric, Opo squash (浦瓜), Taiwan Bok Choy (台灣白菜), scallions (lots), a small striped bass (live from the tank, head bopped & gutted there), stewing chicken (frozen), fish meat "emulsion" [Venus brand], fresh skinny wonton noodles, Kimchi bowl noodles [Nong Shim] (a case).

 


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Posted 10 November 2013 - 12:23 AM

Food shopping today:

 

Broad Ripple Farmers' Market (various vendors):

Baby daikon, orange carrots, ripe tomatoes (harvested before the freeze), leeks w/ really long white parts, turnip greens, baby curly kale, broccoli florets, brown-mottled eggs, green eggs, beautiful big fresh Napa cabbage, small orange sweet "snacking peppers".

 

The Fresh Mart:

Crème fraîche, California Olive Ranch EVOO, Godiva chocolate, nice fillet of turbot, salted potato chips [Kettle].

 

Claus' German Sausage & Meats:

Bauernschinken, coarse Braunschweiger, pressed tongue, smoked Kielbasa.

 

Amelia's Bakery:

Half a loaf of semolina bread, honey-oatmeal biscotti.

 



#70 Kerry Beal

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Posted 10 November 2013 - 06:41 AM

Yesterday I went in to the new Trader Joe's in Buffalo - didn't have a fridge to keep things overnight so limited myself to foods not requiring refrigeration.

 

Speculoos cookies

Ginger, lemon and toasted coconut cookie thins

Ak Mak crackers

a bottle of cookie butter

freeze dried strawberries, blueberries and mango


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#71 Porthos

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Posted 10 November 2013 - 09:35 AM

a bottle of cookie butter

I have never heard of this until now. There is a facebook page fro fans of it. I will look to see if it is available here in southern California.


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#72 rotuts

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Posted 10 November 2013 - 10:22 AM

I had not heard of CB either

 

Amazon sells it 

 

http://www.amazon.co...r/dp/B006KK4GUO

 

its still from Tj's

 

have to add it to the list.



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Posted 10 November 2013 - 11:00 AM

May go to TJs after church since it is in the same area.


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#74 rotuts

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Posted 10 November 2013 - 11:17 AM

there also seem to  be this:

 

http://www.amazon.co..._bxgy_gro_img_y

 

but $3.49 at Tj's



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Posted 10 November 2013 - 12:22 PM

Picked up a jar of the crunchy. I was going to pass since that balance of ingredients did not seem South Beach Diet friendly to me. My DW thought is looked interesting so we bought a jar. I had a taste off of a spoon. I could get into serious trouble calorie-wise if I started eating it. Very tasty but I want to keep my A1C down where it belongs.


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Customer to clerk in a clothing store, "Do you have these in a size for people who actually eat?"


#76 Kerry Beal

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Posted 10 November 2013 - 04:31 PM

Yeah - I don't actually eat it!  I use it in chocolate centers.  I'm also eating low carb - so I doesn't fit with what I want to eat.



#77 Lindacakes

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Posted 11 November 2013 - 09:50 AM

If you should decide that you want to do that to your body, I would recommend Biscoff brand cookie butter.

 

I find it superior to Trader Joe's -- I can't eat TJs.  There's a light . . . grit to  it I don't like and the taste if off.  Everyone else goes mad for it, though.


I like to bake nice things. And then I eat them. Then I can bake some more.

#78 Kerry Beal

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Posted 11 November 2013 - 12:33 PM

I can get the Biscoff stuff here - it's a whole lot more expensive though for just fooling around with.  And I've made my own which turned out just fine.



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Posted 11 November 2013 - 01:17 PM

BTW TJ's seems to also have this stuff wrapped in dark chocolate.  its on my list:

 

http://www.amazon.co...ef=pd_sim_gro_5



#80 huiray

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Posted 16 November 2013 - 04:32 PM

Friday-Saturday shopping:

 

Marsh

Atlantic salmon fillets, wild-caught Atlantic shrimp, "Country-style" pork ribs, button/white mushrooms, celery, Romaine lettuce.

 

BRFM

• Silverthorn Farm - Potatoes: Rose Finn, Kipfler, Carola, Red Pontiac.  Acorn squash.

• Funny Bone Farm - Curly kale, mini cauliflowers (Cute!!!).

• Annabelle's Garden - Fat fennel bulb.

• Fields Farm Fresh - Broccoli heads.

• Lee's Orchard - Gold Rush apples.



#81 huiray

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Posted 23 November 2013 - 11:47 AM

Friday-Saturday grocery shopping this week:

 

 

Goose the Market

 

Fresh hamachi, certified from Japan.  I got a slab from the collar end, so I also have hamachi kama to play with.

Fresh tuna, Sri Lankan, from the invoice the Asst. Mgr. showed me.  Probably bigeye tuna.

Debreziner sausages, straight out of the pack they got in that day from Stiglmeier in Wheeling IL.

Shagbark oatmeal cookie, from H2O Sushi.  This sort-of disappeared pretty quickly... ;-) 

 

 

Broad Ripple Farmers' Market

 

Silverthorn Farm: Baby leeks, miscellaneous gnarly yellow & purple carrots.

Funny Bone Farm: Standard orange carrots.

Norman Mullet Farm: Leaf celery.

 

 

Asia Mart

 

Snow fungus (Tremella fuciformis) [Domega brand], Yow Char Kwai (fried crullers), dark soy sauce (老抽王) [Yuet Heung Yuen], spiced sunflower seeds, Ponzu sauce [Kikkoman], seafood & cabbage dumplings [Prime Food], preserved mustard stems (榨菜) [Da Xing brand], preserved mustard (Fukien-type) (梅菜), spicy preserved pot herb (雪菜), short-cut (across the bone) pork spare ribs, stewing chicken (frozen), coriander leaves (3 bunches @ $1), green onion/scallions (9 bunches @ 3 bunches/$1), fuzzy squash (mou kwa), long hot green chilli peppers, skinny wonton noodles, edible chrysanthemum leaves (dong ho), lemon grass, bitter melon, Chinese long beans, pea tips, Taiwan bok choy, fresh Chinese mushrooms (far koo variety), fresh oyster mushrooms, fresh "seafood mushrooms", Fuzhou vermicelli (min sin/mee sua) [Sun Kee & Lam Sheng Kee brands], calamansi juice drinks (1 case) [Gina].



#82 Porthos

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Posted 23 November 2013 - 04:01 PM

Fontana Farmers Market:

 

4 Persimmons ripe enough to make persimmon pudding

2 lbs of pencil-thin asparagus

A jar of local Orange-blossom Honey


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#83 huiray

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Posted 23 November 2013 - 06:24 PM

Porthos, you still have local asparagus where you are?  That's fantastic!  (Where are you located, exactly?)



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Posted 23 November 2013 - 07:25 PM

Porthos, you still have local asparagus where you are?  That's fantastic!  (Where are you located, exactly?)

I live about 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles.


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#85 heidih

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Posted 23 November 2013 - 11:23 PM

In Los Angeles we are seeing beautiful slim asparagus - I think from Mexico - my source (99 cent store) was out today - will check



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Posted 30 November 2013 - 09:38 PM

Indy Winter Farmers' Market:  Small head of curly kale, two long leeks, stout-stemmed quasi-"winter" spinach, fresh shiitake mushrooms.

 

Claus' German Sausage & Meats:  Coarse Braunschweiger, Ring Liverwurst, a slice of Leberkäse.

 

Goose the Market:  nice crusty baguette.

 

The Fresh Market: (Broad Ripple, Indy) Alaskan cod (wild), Cook Inlet sockeye salmon (wild), large shell-on American shrimp (wild), Gorgonzola Dolcelatte, grated Parmigiano Reggiano, mini-slice La Panzanella Croccantini, whole grain Lavasch crackers, shelled walnut halves, broccoli rabe, Italian parsley.

 

Nicole-Taylor's Pasta and Market:  Fresh wide tagliatelle, fresh spaghettini.


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Posted 07 December 2013 - 11:16 AM

Saturday 2013-1207:

 

Indy Winter Farmers' Market (various vendors):

Miniature cauliflowers (heaped-form, common-form), winter-type stout spinach, farm eggs, leaf celery, Cherriette radishes, Shunkyo radishes, apricot-preserves latticed-crostata, "Epi" 'wheat-branch' loaf, tomatoes, yellow & red carrots.

 

Saraga International Market:

Two whole small red groupers, a dozen littleneck clams, Thai basil, Garland chrysanthemum 'Tiger Leaf' variety (broad leaf type), lemons, limes, Thai chilli peppers, a pomelo, standard white button mushrooms, maitake mushrooms (Japanese, imported), whole tamarind pods (Thai), Napa cabbage kimchi.


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#88 huiray

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Posted 14 December 2013 - 07:17 AM

Asia Mart yesterday:

 

• Garlic

• Roasted blachen (shrimp paste; Belacan; Blachan) [North South Pte Ltd, Malaysia]

• Pickled Cabbage Flavor Instant Vermicelli, family pack [白家]

• Mushroom Vegetable Noodles [Little Cook]

• Abalone/Chicken Bowl Noodle [Noodle King]

• Wonton Flavor Bowl Noodle [Noodle King]

• Fresh Littleneck clams

• Striped/Big Mouth Bass (live; killed & gutted there)

• Palm sugar nuggets (in container) [Caravelle]

• Pearl Green Tea [Asian Taste]

• Ryori-shu [Morita]

• Rice vinegar [Marukan]

• Somen noodles (wheat flour thin noodles) [MiZuki International, Japan]

• Fine & White Plain Noodle (wheat flour thin noodles) [Kam Fen]

• Bamboo shoots (packaged,not tinned) [Dragonfly]

• Pork, Cabbage & Mushroom dumplings (sui kow) [Prime Food]

• Scallions/Green Onions 6 bunches @ 3/$1

• Coriander leaves/Cilantro 3 bunches @ 3/$1

• Chinese chives

• Small bok choy

• Bitter melon

• fresh lotus roots

Seng Choy (red-streaked edible amaranth)

• Long hot green peppers/chillies

• Fresh Chinese mushrooms (far koo variety)

• Fresh King Oyster mushrooms

Gai Lan

• Shallots (2.25 kilo mesh bag @ $8.59



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Posted 21 December 2013 - 09:22 PM

Today:

 

Claus' German Sausage & Meats:

• Pressed tongue

• Zungenwurst

• Peppered beef

• Coarse Braunschweiger

• Short-tied Knackwurst

• Fresh pork Schnecken sausages

• Barrel Sauerkraut

 

Amelia's:

• Semolina bread

 

Goose the Market:

• Dodge City Salami

• La Quercia Prosciutto Rosa



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Posted 19 January 2014 - 02:18 AM

Time for an update.

 

Saturday, 2014-0118:

 

Claus' German Sausage & Meats:

Weisswurst, Ring Liverwurst, coarse Braunschweiger, pressed tongue, Zungenwurst, barrel Sauerkraut, pork brat Schnecken, Bruno's Hunza hearth-baked bread.

 

Amelia's:

Semolina bread.

 

Goose the Market:

Debreziner sausages, Caso Bolo Mellage cheese, House Capocolla, Pistachio Gelato.

 

The Fresh Market:

Lindt 85% Cocoa chocolate bar, Creme Fraiche, unsalted butter, La Panzanella Mini Croccantini, whole grain Lavasch seeded crackers, linguine [De Cecco], spaghetti [Garofalo], bottled marinated mushrooms [Cento], fresh wild American shrimp, canned San Marzano tomatoes [Cento], fresh walnut halves, fresh pecan halves & pieces, fresh grated Pecorino Romano, fresh ginger root, tinned smoked wild kippers [Bar Harbor], broccoli rabe.


Edited by huiray, 19 January 2014 - 02:20 AM.