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(post, Kathleen Bauer)
Ann Forsthoefel, market manager of the Portland (OR) Farmers' Market, had her in-laws over for dinner the other night and, as you might expect, all the fixin's came from the tables of her favorite vendors. If you have a favorite menu or farmers' market dish, leave a comment and we'll compile a list! Dinner for the In-Laws Appetizer Valentine cheese from Ancient Heritage Dairy Assorted pickles, bean carrots from Picklopolis Paté from Chop Salad Spring Mix from Spring Hill Farms topped with: Sliced pear from Draper Girls Caramelized Leek from Groundworks Feta cheese from Dee Creek Hazelnuts from Freddy Guys filberts Pasta Two Ways Rosemary infused linguine noodles from Nona Noodles topped with: Buffalo Italian sausage (Pine Mountain Ranch) in a tomato sauce (from my 2008 tomato harvest) Asparagus (Gala Farms) and Shitake Mushroom (Springwater Farms) in a cream sauce (cream from Jacobs Creamery) Dessert Blueberry Crisp made with my blueberries from last year. Wine Twist Wine (sold at the market) Illustration from The Washington Post.