I went back to the farmers market over the weekendand saw some beautiful blue food.
Locally grown blueberries
And these blue baby artichokes just spoke to me.
Something about the teal plastic baskets, against the purple “tablecloth” with the blue artichokes in the basket, and the way the lattices of the plastic basket resemble the intricate folds of the artichoke tips, I just loved the layers of composition. <—How’s that for over-analyzing?
But that’s how my brain and eyes see things. And as a budding photographer, I try to see things even more so like that.
I think there’s a photo in almost anything. And nature and food are always a great source of inspiration.
And although not technically blue, plums are pretty and in season.
And grapes are great to crunch on.
And in honor of Blue (and purple) Food, how about trying:
Channel your inner Rainbow Recipe Eating and try some blue and purple food. Or any other color.
Like Brown and White.
Thanks for the compliments on my Magic Eight Bars from my last post. My new twist on Seven Layer Bars and yes, they are pretty magical. If you’ve never tried Seven Layer Bars/Magic Bars, you should try them. Or my version with white chocolate chips and Heath Bar bits rather than nuts.
1. What was the last blue or purple food you ate?
Grapes, blueberries, and blackberries for me.
2. Did you celebrate Father’s Day Weekend? Best thing you ate or did over the weekend?
We celebrated but very low key. Scott had to work much of the day Saturday, and I worked both Saturday and Sunday but we squeezed in some family time which was great.
And he enjoyed the gift Skylar made for him.
The best things about my weekend were time in the kitchen to bake, eating Magic Eight Bars, making photos and playing with my camera, and being outside.
And of course being with Skylar!
P.S. Taste of Adams Avenue Giveaway ends tomorrow.