August!

We went to the farmer’s market today.  How can you not love August in Minnesota when half an hour and about twenty bucks gets you this:

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Lunch:

Grilled hot dogs.  Fresh sweet corn.  Homemade salsa.  Chips from MGM.  The ketchup was Heinz.

Also, heirloom tomatoes with black sea salt.

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Tonight we make pesto, because I am not quite ready to accept our basil plants as my overlord and master.

Tomorrow, gazpacho!  I have been waiting very impatiently for the tomatoes to come in sufficient quantity for gazpacho.  After our travels in Spain last year, we perfected a mean gazpacho to remind us of Andalucia.  Next, I just have to carve out our cinderblock wall to remind me of the Alhambra…

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