Posts Tagged ‘vegetables’

& I'll never have the recipe again

Fortunately, eggplant is water resistant. The farmers markets have all the fall vegetables, including cauliflower, broccoli, broccoflower (green cauliflower), and a couple types of eggplant.

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White onions, grown in the USA

My local vegetable store, which is not a fancy place, has started posting the country of origin next to all the fresh fruits and vegetables. Consumers are considering the implications of where their food comes from – closer to home is better for the environment and perhaps safer.

Onions always remind me of The Tin Drum, Gunter Grass’s novel set in Nazi Germany, which has one of the greatest scenes in modern literature involving onions, or any vegetable. If you liked your onions served up with unforgettable metaphor, pick up this timeless book.

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