My cat preoccupation has left me scant time for thinking about food. Good thing the Hamilton Park Farmer's Market was open today. There I found the fixings for a no cook meal, completely local save for the olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
I picked up a hunk of venison salami*, definitely worth the $8 donation to Upper Meadows Farm, along with some mozzarella from Hoboken Farms. I added lettuce and tomatoes from my CSA, along with basil from my garden and bread from the local bakery. I drizzled some olive oil and balsamic vinegar over the cheese and greens and voila, our dinner was made.
*I generally don't think of salami as a virtuous food but this salami is altogether different. It is neither greasy nor too salty, having been made with naturally lean venison meat, without any preservatives.
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Wednesday, October 1, 2008
Local Dinner: Venison Salami
Posted by Izzy's Mama at 10/01/2008 06:20:00 PM
Labels: greenmarket, jersey city, kid-friendly, local, organic foods
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