Item of the Week
Market, January 24, 2012 | 9 am - 1 pm
Louisiana strawberry season is in full swing! Look for them on the tables of Heather Robertson of Johndale Farms and Isabel Mendez. Strawberries are the best kind of food - healthy, delicious and a reminder that winter doesn't last forever. Slice some up and add them to a bowl of oatmeal on chilly mornings.
Market, January 26, 2012 | 3 pm - 7 pm
Every bowl of etouffee starts with rice. Poppy Tooker and Andrew Zimmern will be serving theirs over local Cajun Grain rice this Thursday. Did you know that Cajun Grain's rice, rice grits and rice flour are all gluten free and high in protein? After you taste Poppy and Andrew's delicious etouffee, pick up some Cajun Grain rice since it's not every Thursday that they join us at the market.
Market, Janaury 28, 2012 | 8 am - 12 noon
Mississippi Natural Products shiitake mushrooms are a healthy addition to your dinner plate. They're full of antioxidants and can help lower cholesterol. In addition to fresh mushrooms, Mississippi Natural Products also has "shiitake dust," a blend of dehydrated shiitake mushrooms and herbs. This delicious seasoning adds the flavor of shiitake mushrooms when fresh shiitake aren't available. Try sprinkling it on steaks, roasted potatoes, pasta, pork or chicken.
of the Week
Add Cajun Grain rice grits and fresh shiitake mushrooms to your farmers market shopping list for these Wild Mushroom Grillades, an innovative take on a classic New Orleans dish.