An Egg Yolk Omelet, Special Salad Dressing and a Negroni Sbagliato, Please.
It’s a beautiful and sunny Sunday at the Park Slope Farmers‘ Market. A bright pink sun is setting in the sky and there’s a gentle breeze. I am running out of time and need to grab the eggs before they spoil.
At 1:15 a.m. I set off on foot, down the street to the corner of Prospect and Eastern Parkway. The market is on the ground floor of the Park Slope building.
I’m running out of time and my stomach is rumbling. The last half hour has been a constant battle because I am so full of eggs. It’s a battle I will gladly lose!
I don’t make a habit of visiting the Park Slope Farmers’ Market every weekend. I’m lucky enough (and blessed) to have my own backyard, so I can leave the market every morning for breakfast in my backyard. I’m very lucky that it’s in my backyard, rather than on a street corner.
Most people on their first time in Brooklyn, if possible, go to Union Square to experience the culture and see the sights. But what they mostly do is go to Katz’s Deli to get a good sandwich and a cup of coffee. You know, I could go to Katz’s Deli too. I bet they have a very good sandwich and a cup of coffee.
So, I’m going to try to make better use of my precious morning and my time at the Park Slope Farmers’ Market. I’m going to try to find as much as I can and make better use of the time to not make the same mistake twice!
I can’t say there’s a particular style that I try to stick to. I just try to learn as much I can from the market. I come from a long line of people who grew up with the Farmers’ Market in Central Park, so I grew up there too.
I go to the market and ask the people who I just met what they’re excited about for the week and their answer is usually, I don’t know! What’s exciting is finding something new to try, and I can learn a