You read that title correctly. Those who live by the shore get to shop at the shore and what could be better than to find a weekly farmers market in the parking lot of our local beach? Just off of Ocean Avenue at the top of the Jersey Shore, the town of Sea Bright is in it’s second year of playing host to an open air market. Cool salty sea breezes and glorious sunshine were as appetizing as the culinary offerings.
It seems that each generation has been given a name, or a letter, or maybe a number to classify them into specificity. There are however, certain things in this world that we can hold universal. Whether a person is six or sixty, they will still like a good piece of cake. They may argue over what cake they consider to be the best, but they will all come to the table for something delicious with promise. To that end, I bring you a recipe for simple and tasty with the option of embellishment.
Friends with benefits, a catch phrase from a different generation perhaps. I have a collection of cookbooks and recipes and in reality friends with culinary benefits. One such friend recently taught me about the delights of rhubarb, a vegetable I’d never tasted before.