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On Sundays, I love to spend the day in the kitchen…this weekend, Ghiradelli chocolate chip cookies were made, as were french radish, butter and sea salt sandwiches. I used a little of that fresh Amish butter we bought from the Dutch farmer’s market. If you’ve never tried this classic french pairing, I highly recommend you do…you’ll never look at radishes the same way again! Three of my favorite things in the kitchen are my little red tea-pot, the mason jar salt and pepper shakers (you can buy a set here), and the red carnations. ¬†Aren’t those red carnations cheery? They were my grandmother’s favorite flower to give us as little girls, so once a month, I pick up a small bunch ($4) at the grocery store. They last forever and need very little care; every time I look at them, I think of her.

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On Sunday, the hubby and I took a took a trip to a local farmer’s market, where everything is either grown on-site or sourced from local farms. We brought home a small bounty of goodies for the week:

I love how the cantaloupe looks like crocheted lace, don’t you?

We plan on tossing those beautiful baby potatoes with salt, pepper and olive oil and grilling them to go alongside some gorgeous NY strip steaks. Fresh off the grill, we’ll top the potatoes with some fresh Amish roll-butter before serving:

What’s your favorite thing to buy at the farmer’s market?

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