Day: August 5, 2013

Farmers’ Markets & Dog Parties

Onward with the road trip journal. Hi I’m Molly and I’m a farmers’ market freak on vacations.  Love ’em. I love markets at home too but I get this giddy “I can’t get this at home so I have to buy everything because I’m here in the now” mentality that generally gets our trunk space into a lot of trouble. I love the people, sights, sounds, and eating a push pop at 10am because I can. It’s somewhat ironic that the best finds at the St. Matthew’s farmers’ market were salted caramel push pops and fresh jalapeno butter.  Did you ever play the Hot and Cold game as a kid?  My market bag brought new meaning to that phrase. Let me just say, thank goodness for electric coolers.  Due to our mobile refrigeration capabilities, we all got to purchase some of DJ Gourmet’s amazing jalapeno butter.  They sampled the spicy, creamy butter on crackers but being the amazing salesmen they were, they started spouting off ideas on how to use the fiery goodness. “Imagine this …