May 2, 2010 – Local Meals!

To us, local meals are really local – as our daughter Emma has commented in the past “I live with my food.”┬á Many local foodies mark the miles the food travels from the farm to their fork, well, on the farm, it’s hard to be much closer. (Any closer would probably be very unhealthy!)

grilled chicken and asparagus

Chicken thighs – distance from the kitchen – approximately 200 feet;

Asparagus – distance from the kitchen – approximately 50 feet

local meal

Not to be redundant, the meal the day after the previous photo:

Marinated Turkey Tenders – distance from the kitchen – approximately 250 feet;

Asparagus – distance from the kitchen – approximately 50 feet

Shiitake mushrooms – distance from the kitchen, approximately 40 feet

one year ago…”Field Trip to Farmer’s Market”