I’m loving this Spring weather! We have had some gorgeous days with perfect temperatures and today was one of the best. Nolan and I took the opportunity to go downtown and check out the Raleigh Farmer’s Market. It just started back up recently and I couldn’t wait to get back down there to see what was new this year, eat some tasty food and let Nolan jam out to the music. (I should note that he also really enjoys the free samples.)
They close off a portion of Fayetteville St. and set up right between the buildings.
We got some gorgeous scallions from the Wild Onion Farms booth. (locally grown & organic!)
Nolan was pretty into testing out the different waffle and granola flavors.
And I couldn’t quite leave without stopping at La Farm Bakery for a baguette.
We decided to use some of our market goodies to make a snack. We also used some of our herbs we’ve been growing to make these yummy “Scallion and Herb Cream Cheese Cucumber Sandwiches.”
Brady helped cut up our scallions from the market while I chopped up some basil, thyme, and parsley. We mixed them all in a bowl of softened cream cheese and a little lemon zest and salt.
Here’s our bowl of creamy goodness!
We spread the Scallion Cream Cheese mixture onto some slices of our market baguette and topped each one with a thin slice of cucumber.
These were so light and refreshing. They’d make a delicious appetizer or finger food for a party.
The fact that some of our ingredients came straight from local farmers and bakers, made this snack that much tastier!