The Ultimate Market! Tweet 7th August 20147/08/14 Amy's Blog Amy Hanten 2 Comments So by now you probably know I’m a total foodie! Don’t blame me. It’s my grandmother’s fault! She introduced me to Beef stroganoff, amazing cheese, and dark chocolate very early on. That was it! I was hooked! I’ve been cooking and dreaming of my next meal ever since! And, when it comes to my daughter Ireland, well let’s just say the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree! Yep, she’s a foodie in training! When it comes to farmer’s markets, we are so there! While in Cleveland, Ohio recently to visit family and do some recipes on TV, we had to make a stop at the West Side Market. This place is amazing! If you’re a foodie like me, you’ll think you’ve died and gone to heaven. It’s huge! Yes, there are aisles of fresh fruits and veggies but, that’s just the beginning. There’s so much more! First stop. Dessert! Ireland found some truffles. How could I say no to these homemade beauties! And, holy moley! Check out these cannolis! I told you I’m a fan of cheese. I’m a cheesehead, how could I not be. They had cheeses here I’d never heard of. And, hand stuffed olives with different cheeses too! Let’s just say, olive you! And, well take some! What about some bread to go with that cheese? Aren’t these loaves gorgeous! And, the fresh pasta. Pretty, pretty, pretty! Pillows of ravioli stuffed with everything from asparagus and cheese to cajun crawfish! Yum! If you like bacon, you’d love this place. Jamaican Bacon? I’ve never heard of it, but it’s hey, it’s bacon! It’s gotta be good! From bacon to sausage. I’ve never seen so many different kinds! I’m getting hungry just thinking about it! On our way out we struck gold! I love me some really good butter. Ireland too! Big rolls of farm fresh butter. We’ll take 2 please! I am dreaming of it slathered on fresh corn on the cob. Note: We had a corn and shrimp boil on the beach that was amazing! The Ultimate summer dinner. Talk about cooking up some memories! Click Shrimp Boil on the Beach to see pictures and read all about it. Have you ever been to the West Side Market in Cleveland? Know any other markets like this I need to visit? If so, please share! Hope you’ll check back soon to soon to see what other kind of trouble Ireland and I are getting into this summer. You can also follow me on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Rating: 5 Share Your Secrets[contact-form-7 404 "Not Found"] ×Cooking Community - Share Your Recipe Recipe Title Ingredient List Directions Other Notes (optional) Recipe Category (choose 1 or 2) Breakfast & Brunch Sandwiches Appetizers Soups Salads Sides Casseroles Slow Cooker Dinner Desserts Drinks Please attach a photo of your recipe. (Maximum file size: 5 MB. Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png. Images should be at least 700 pixels wide for best display.) [honeypot email-976] [dynamichidden* dynamichidden-username "CF7_get_current_user"] [dynamichidden* dynamichidden-email "CF7_get_current_user key='user_email'"] ×Cooking Community - Share Your Java Blog Blog Title Content Please attach a photo of your recipe. (Maximum file size: 5 MB. Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png. Images should be at least 700 pixels wide for best display.) [honeypot hunt-349] ×Book Club Choice Your Name Your Email Book Title Description/Notes [honeypot cantseethis] [anr_nocaptcha g-recaptcha-response] × This is a unique website which will require a more modern browser to work! Please upgrade today!