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Sorrel at USQ Farmer's Market Today!

MMRuth Apr 26, 2008 10:12 AM

I was so happy to see it as I've been waiting ... now I can make garlic & sorrel soup. Several vendors had it, though I did not buy it from the one selling it for $12 for 1/4 pound. Also the first asparagus that I've seen this season - from New Jersey. No favas or fresh peas, but I bought them at Garden of Eden, along with some fresh morels, for a dinner party tonight.

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    jens Apr 26, 2008 11:00 AM

    Thanks for sharing. I've been looking for pea shoots to make a recipe from Sunday Suppers at Lucques, hope I won't have to wait too long.

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    1. re: jens
      MMRuth Apr 26, 2008 12:40 PM

      I've definitely seen pea shoots there, but I think at the horribly expensive place. They do have beautiful baby arugula though.

      1. re: MMRuth
        onefineleo Apr 26, 2008 02:53 PM

        MMRuth,

        Are you hosting the dinner party? If so, might you share your menu? Have a wonderful evening.

        1. re: onefineleo
          MMRuth Apr 26, 2008 07:34 PM

          I'll post over on Home Cooking in the am and post a link here to that thread.

          1. re: MMRuth
            MMRuth Apr 27, 2008 08:00 AM

            http://www.chowhound.com/topics/50510...

        2. re: MMRuth
          Ora Apr 26, 2008 06:25 PM

          I wish I had seen this earlier! I am looking for sorrel leaves to make salmon with sorrel sauce (parisien version). Which vendor had it at the best price? What was the best price? Thanks.

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          BeerLovesFood Apr 27, 2008 06:37 AM

          Anyone is looking for pea shoots should check the larger Asian supermarkets. It helps if you have a car, but I shop at Great Wall Supermarket in Brooklyn every Saturday, and pea shoots are always available at around $2.79/lb. Their prices are incredible on just about everything. If you make it out their, be sure to also stop at Circus Fruits on Fort Hamilton Pkwy- they had organic artichokes recently two for $1.00!!

          1. re: BeerLovesFood
            Ora Apr 27, 2008 07:58 AM

            great tip, thanks!

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