Summer's Bounty in America's Heartland
We headed out early to try to
beat the heat but I think it
had been hot all night.
It is the height of summer
here in the American Midwest.
Everyone is up and out bright
and early to get the best produce.
"Weekend Chefs" are planning
If your keep your ears open
you can pick up some
Remember to pick up some
flowers for the table.
I bought the lovely golden
plums. They were delicious!
I got some cabbage for
the potstickers tonight.
A few small eggplants
for a layered ratatouille.
The cantaloupe smelled heavenly.
It's great to see that family farms
still exist. These kids were all
working hard. They probably were
up before dawn picking all that corn
and then had a few hour drive to the
market. I had it for lunch, my first
local corn of the season, and it
It's good to be home.