If you can beat this price on pomegranates — $1.50 each — please put your hands in the air. Pomegranates do seem like a luxury of rich comfort, but Sprouts makes them look affordable in Austin this week. I love adding pomegranate to salads and spiking sauces with pomegranate juice. But the real reason for this week’s haul […]
It seems as if strawberries have arrived on the local Austin scene in great quantities this week. When I lived a short hop from the California strawberry fields in Salinas, I appreciated the convenience of hand-picking on market days. Picking your own strawberries may not add up to total convenience, but there’s a convenience to selecting […]
We’re winding down from a week laced with chocolates, hearts and flowers, and Mardis Gras temptations. It’s certain we’ve indulged, and I can say I’m feeling slightly on the puffy side. But thanks to a bowl full of fresh organic fruit that a smiling neighbor delivered, we’re trying to regroup. When was the last time you […]
Slice this: the Honeycrisp organic apple. The taste measures up to the size. This was a cookery indulgence at $2.99/pound at Austin HEB this week. It’s not easy to justify a bushel, but a pound of the Honeycrisp organic apple stretches all the way across a table.