It's getting colder in New York, cold enough for Rockefeller Center to open the ice skating rink! I guess this is my signal to get ready for winter. Before long, I'll be posting photos of me
skidding gliding through the arena.
In parts of town, you can see Christmas lights going up. It'll be very pretty, but I still wonder where has the time gone? Before you know it we'll be wrapping Christmas gifts.
Compare those beauties to the organic non-sprayed apples. Although cosmetically challenged, I think these are the best tasting ones.
This bulbous pumpkin looks like it wasn't sure whether to divide or stick together. I can empathize, I feel that way about my siblings too.
Of course there are always the festive guords, and these are the perfect size for our small Manhattan apartments.Kahakai Kitchen, that you can make popcorn out of these decorative pieces.
Red hot chili peppers - I was informed by the farmer that all of them are very hot. He offered a free taste sample, and while I was appreciative, I declined and thought to myself, "My momma didn't raise no dummy!" This was almost as nice as when another farmer dared me to take a bite out of the bittermelon. As I said, my momma didn't raise no dummy.
Once the fall harvest is over, there will be plenty of root vegetables to sustain us through the winter.
Sun chokes another root vegetable is also known as Jerusalem artichokes. I adore cooking with this root vegetable, but was surprised to find out that it's not related to the artichoke at all, rather it is the root of sunflowers. It does have a lovely hint of nutty sunflower flavor.
We won't be seeing too many leafy salad greens too much longer at the farmers market. This is my favorite version of a salad bowl, one that regenerates itself.
wine poached treat is oh so good!
Rose hips, in addition to being a beautiful decorative piece, it is used in herbal teas, jams, pies and bread. Rose hips are packed with vitamin C, and is believed to be a remedy for rheumatoid arthritis.