I've been wanting to start a blog about food for a while now--however, time and the lack of a decent camera (ie one that will take pictures of things less than 3 feet away) put me off. With the purchase of a new camera, however, the excuse no longer flies and so it's time!
Today I made a visit to the local farmer's market. I have a horrible habit of buying whatever looks good and then not using it to its full potential. Today my weakness was fresh cucumbers.
I'll be the first to admit that I'm not a fan of pickled anything. Olives, eggs, peppers, you name it, and I will give you a polite "no thank you." It's the sour, vinegary bite that puts me off. But add a ton of sugar to the mix and I do a complete 180. I'll admit it--I have a horrible weakness for the sweet, tangy crunch of bread and butter pickles. But I'm the only one in the house that likes them so to break out the canning equipment for something only I will eat seems a little senseless.