inside the picnic basket - prep work

it is another beautiful saturday here in lincoln...which means an absolute perfect day for a morning stroll through the farmers market.  i visited with my friend chandra at the mill (a local coffee shop) and then we stopped by some stands at the market and picked up some fresh spices and vegetables.

i mentioned yesterday that there will be a new feature appearing here on scenic glory this next week i call inside the picnic basket.  i have never been one to cook, actually my husband is the one that enjoys it, but i thought it would be fun to give it a shot and document my progress (or lack there of..haha).

ever since purchasing penelope (my beloved camera) i have found that taking photographs of food is one of my favorite subjects.  the close up detail, all the colors and depth...to me it is beautiful and i hope to embody that in my new feature. 

i look forward to sharing new recipes with you too!  for those of you that don't know, the hubs and i share what we call a "split kitchen."  I am a vegetarian (who occasionally eats seafood), and matthew is a born and raised nebraska boy who loves a good burger.  needless to say there will be a lot of variety in this new feature and i hope you will enjoy it!

happy weekend to you all...i'm off to do some prep work for this next weeks meals ;) XO lindsay


  1. Hello lovely,
    I haven't been one to cook, neither. But I'll definitely stay tuned and maybe I'm gonna join on in. :) Sounds absolutely great... Also, I'm really trying to figure out lately, if I'm gonna become a vegetarian as well. So really I can't wait to get to know your favorite vegetarian recipes. :)

    Lots of love. Happy Weekend. XOXO.

  2. Looking forward to the new feature! Food is one of my favorite photography subjects as well. :) Sea Marie

  3. Sorry anonymous but google still acting up for me......You got some great finds at the Market. Yours is offering much more than the OH ones right now I think. :o(

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  4. Very cool idea, Lindsay my lady! I've never gotten the hang of photographing food, personally, but your pictures are always so nice :)

  5. oh i love this ideA! i love photographing food too ~ i did a post today about all the lovely salads we ate last night, so colourful and beautiful!

  6. I'm really excited for this series.. this introduction alone looks and is so great! Especially since you're vegetarian which means I just might be able to make the dishes that you share, too!

  7. I love the idea of a Farmers Market and I wish I had one close by! Well... I may! I need to check. :D SO excited for your new feature! *arm flail*

  8. I OVE cooking now! I've always been a bit more fond of baking but the more I cook the more I love it. I'm excited to hear more about your cooking adventures. :)

    <3Chelsea Elizabeth

  9. This feature sounds awesome! I've only recently gotten more into cooking too...and I gotta agree, photographing food is pretty fun.

  10. Yay for Earthfood! I had great time at the Market with you. Excited to hear about your cooking adventures.

    PS your blog is just as beautiful as you ;)