In Edmonton last night and today to cook with watermelons on BT this morning. We made a day of it, poking around Edmonton a bit before heading back.
I splurged and bought a dozen, thinking we could bring some back for the sweet teeth in Calgary.
They met a tragic end in the Winners parking lot.
Most of our drive looked like this – all big Alberta sky with Simpsons clouds. And plenty of very gutsy dragonflies on the front windshield. On the way home we took a detour over to Pearson’s Berry Farm.
They have a little take-out counter from which they sell pies, sauces, baking (Saskatoon butter tarts!) and ice cream – we got Saskatoon berry ice cream, of course, a (as yet uneaten) sour cherry pie and some berry picking. We set out into the fields with our ice cream buckets and picked Saskatoons. It’s been a bad year out there – big surprise – so the berries aren’t great. On the upside, because it’s not easy picking, they let you take the berries for free. Can’t beat that.
Or a $10 pie.
The boys are eager to make jam and a pie and muffins tomorrow. Not sure our haul will accommodate all of the above. We’ll give it a shot.
August 18 2011 11:27 pm | eating out