One of my simple pleasures around harvest time...
is to visit local farmer's markets and browse their offerings.
Would I like some Indian corn to hang on my front door perhaps?
Think I'll wait just a couple more weeks.
Or some hot peppers to spice up today's dinner?
Maybe I'll make a spicy pasta.
The temptations are many.
Some are for sampling.
And I do sample AND I do buy.
I feel good about supporting local business and small farms.
A feast for the senses.
I taste, touch, smell and see freshness.
The carrots and radishes pictured above got to go home with me.
At home, I couldn't help comparing carrots.
Below are carrots that make me go: