Sparkling clean and still new in town, Sprouts is the latest in markets to sprout up around Austin. The Sunset Valley location offers a fair selection, which drew me in along with this week’s special . . . strawberries at 99 cents per pound. I found a few well-priced staples as well as a new temptation – fig bars, and a towering display of spaghetti squash. For their modest but welcome bag discount, bring your shopping bags to Sprouts.
When 10 pounds of potatoes and a couple dozen ears of corn show up unannounced, welcome them home to the chowder pot. After transforming our