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I’ll be at the Charlotte Regional Farmers’ Market tomorrow until about noon with:

Bloody Butcher tomatoes and sweet/tangy cherry tomato mix; a little okra, big tomatoes are starting to come in! Cauliflower, broccoli, and only 3 cabbages??  And then next week of course 300 cabbages. Sweet onions, red onions, cipollini Italian roasting onions, fresh Siciliano garlic, 4 kinds of potatoes: German Butterball, Huckleberry Gold, Peppermint and the creamy dreamy Carolas that I always grow. Lemon and zephyr squash, cukes, sweet potatoes, 3 kinds of kale, wheat berries, aaaaaaaand…stick a fork in me.

Our grass fed, grass finished, Animal Welfare Approved Angus beef in these cuts: whole ribeye and strip loins, ribeyes, NY strips, filets, sirloins, flank, skirt, flat irons,  ground beef, stew beef, philly steak, cube steak, oso bucco, short ribs, brisket, soup bones, liver, sirloin tip roasts, eye of round and bone-in chuck roasts, and hot dogs and andouille sausage made from 100% grass fed beef without any nitrates/nitrites. We have marrow bones and oxtail tomorrow.

Bags of soup bones are still BOGO 50% off.

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Looks like sweet corn next weekend! We are eating some for supper but it’s not quite ready. I found a couple that were almost perfect. So excited!

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tender lemon and zephyr squash – so pretty!

You’ll never guess what I’ve been eating: Sqoodles!! Practically no calories.

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Summer squash noodles (used a spiralizer) Sqoodles seasoned with salt, pepper and Italian seasoning, then bake @ 415 just 15 minutes!! What! Then:

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Does that look super delicious?? Marinara I jazzed up with balsamic and fresh garlic, lots of basil, and grated pecorino. After I took the photo I added lots more cheese :) This is my new favorite thing, except for maybe this:

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Potatoes and sweet potatoes that aren’t too round (kind of a flatter shape) cut in half the long way, just a touch of coconut oil rubbed on the cut side and on the skins then bake at 425 maybe 25 minutes until when you turn them over they look like this –

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Oh shazam. So good. Small ones cook in 15. That is so fast for potatoes, right? We like hot sauce and butter on the Irish potatoes, and coconut oil and salt on the sweet potatoes. Skins and all. I don’t know what kind of results one would get with a regular cookie sheet. I use a ceramic coated one.

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beautiful calendula flowers in my herb garden. I cut the heads and let them dry then use them in stuff for my face. So it doesn’t look so leathery.

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Cucumber/apple/lime/turmeric juice (my turm from the freezer!)  Cucumber juice is the very very best tasting, most refreshing juice EVER. And also delicious with Ciroc coconut vodka for happy hour.

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Shane called and told me to come help get my fancy pants wheat out of his combine so he can cut his triticale (a cross between wheat and rye). Draaaats. It’s a dusty, messy job and I got grease from the skid loader all in my hair and then wheat all stuck to it and I was in a golden shower of wheat that didn’t make it into the bag and I just can’t tell you how itchy and just BOOOO. But the new crop of wheat – hard white winter wheat – is so pretty! I can’t wait to try it but it has to be cleaned and all that stuff.

Ok see you tomorrow!!