Some of the more unusual things I got this time at our market on
The sunflowers and zinnias were stunning, but once again I had to pass them up. We will have more flowers than we can handle this week. A new vendor with
Since the market is at a shopping center, some of the shopkeepers open early to make the most of these customers so eager to buy. One of my favorites is the bakery, of course. While you wait in line to get your fresh bread, they give hearty samples of hot cinnamon rolls to munch on.
We save the very best for last, the Chinese restaurant opens their doors and you step inside to the shaded area while you give your order and she hands you a paper cup of cool green jasmine tea, for free! We always order the same thing, every Saturday, all summer long—six potstickers. Warm, plump pockets of flavor with spicy sauce. Rushing right home, we unpack quickly so we can take them out on the deck and devour them in the sunshine.