~I hope everyone had a nice weekend! Sunday I went to the Frankfort market with my coworker and good friend Nicole. We started our adventure at Stamper Cheese Company, I picked up a pack of string cheese while Nicole was taking in the sights and smells of the market. We did a lap around the… Continue reading A memorable Memorial Day weekend market
~Today was opening day of my favorite farmer's market in downtown Frankfort, IL and I couldn't be more excited! It was a beautiful sunny day with a slight breeze blowing with opprotunity and the intoxicating scent of freshly made doughnuts. As I entered the market gazing around the pool of familiar vendors, I made a… Continue reading Frankfort Market Opening Day 2021
~The Frankfort Country Market had cancelled its Spring market due to the coronavirus, but today was the first day of their modified Summer market! Some of the modifications that were in place were that everyone was required to wear masks, no free samples, and if you were paying with cash (and it wasn't exact) you… Continue reading It’s good to be back ❤
~Today was the day I've been waiting an entire year for: opening day of the Frankfort farmer's market!!! This is my Christmas! I've been counting down the days for weeks and it finally came, but at a small price that I was willing to pay. This weekend the weather has been nothing but cold and… Continue reading A soggy start to market season
~Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, and a Joyous Kwanza to all! My apologies for my hiatus, I've been feverishly preparing for the holidays and gathering notes for several future posts. I was able to cross another farmer's market find off of my list: Camembert cheese! A close cousin to Brie, Camembert is more savory that sweet… Continue reading Oh Camembert, Oh Camembert…
~Everyone knows that Wisconsin is known for one thing (aside the Green Bay Packers, boo), and that is cheese. And if anyone has ever visited the dairy state you must stop by one of the dozens of cheese stores littered along the highways. What I believe to be the staple of cheese country is the… Continue reading Curd is the Word
~The folks of the Stamper Cheese Company in Chicago are on to something. Their catchy slogan "Caseum Diem-Cheese the Day" is enough to draw you to their stand, if you can manage to squeeze in. Each time I tried to visit, there was already a sizeable gathering ahead of me. But last Sunday I had… Continue reading Goat Cheese? Yes Please!