Semi-Silent (and Succulent) Saturday — Farmer’s Market Bounty

Giant Blackberry!


Eggs, hen and duck


African (Garden Egg) Eggplant and Purple Peppers


Squash Season is Here!


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  3. Diane said,

    August 28, 2010 at 9:48 pm

    what a gorgeous haul! I’ve never had a duck egg — what do you like about them? they appear quite alluring.

    • gaaarp said,

      August 28, 2010 at 10:20 pm

      In addition to being bigger than hen’s eggs (think super-jumbo), duck eggs are higher in protein, so they make great baked goods. Cakes bake up higher and hold their rise well, and brioche and challah come out a gorgeous golden color.

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