Market Haul: August 5, 2015

Posted: Aug 05 2015

August 5, 2015

Barely into the first week of August and the apples and pears are truly coming in. We're still happily still in the midst of summer, at the height of grilling season with garden cocktails on our mind and the luxury of cooking late into the evening. Bring on the salads! 

With a budget of $20, here's what we purchased for this week's Market Haul, and some recipe ideas to get you merging your produce with your pantry. 

  • Honeyloupe melon, Munak Ranch, Paso Robles
  • White and purple eggplant, Schaner Family Farms, Valley Center
  • Lemon cucumbers, Jimenez Family Farm, Santa Ynez Valley
  • Crimson Glo Pluots, Jimenez Family Farms, Santa Ynez Valley
  • Red flame grapes, Peacock Family Farms, Dinuba & Nipomo
  • Cranberry beans (dried), 2 Peas in a Pod, Arroyo Grande
  • Mutsu apples, Windrose Farms, Paso Robles

Recipe ideas, utilizing our favorite California small batch pantry goods, include:

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