oh happy day, my farmer’s market is open


oh happy day, my farmers
breakfast radishes, aren’t they pretty?
Happiness comes in very simple ways for me. In springtime – flowers, birds, bugs bopping about and my farmer’s market opening after what seems like a forever winter hiatus.

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tonight: pan-grilled shrimp tacos

tonight: pan-grilled shrimp tacos
sweet shrimp, red cabbage and cilantro wrapped up in a corn tortilla

I can still remember the first time I had peel ‘n eat shrimp. We’d gone to some friends’ house back in the 80’s for dinner. There in the middle of the table was a giant bowl of pink shrimp just waiting to have their shells deftly removed, all while sucking the briny juice from the removed tail piece. We proceeded to dunk the sweet chunks into garlicky butter until the entire bowl had been devoured. Continue reading