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For our first Sunday Supper we served a combination of two sirloin and two tri tip beef roasts that were 2.5-3 pounds each.

Roast Beef

The day before you cook the roasts, rub them generously with a blend of dried herbs, salt and freshly cracked black pepper. Add 2 tsp salt and 1 tsp pepper to ½ cup herbes de Provence (see recipe below). Taste the rub to make sure it has enough salt in it. Use about ½ cup rub per roast. Place the meat in a glass dish, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate overnight.

Remove roasts from refrigerator about an hour before you plan to cook them. Set roasts on roasting pan lined with foil. Place them in a 425 F oven for 30 minutes. Using an instant read thermometer, check the internal temperature of the roasts by placing the thermometer in the thickest part of the meat. When the temperature reaches 125-130 F, remove meat from oven, cover loosely with a sheet of foil and let rest for 10-15 minutes.

After the meat has rested, slice each roast against the grain and on the diagonal into thin slices. Serve with morel-sherry cream sauce.

Herbes de Provence

From Emeril Lagasse at foodnetwork.com

Makes one cup

2 tablespoons dried savory

2 tablespoons dried rosemary

2 tablespoons dried thyme

2 tablespoons dried oregano

2 tablespoons dried basil

2 tablespoons dried marjoram

2 tablespoons dried fennel seed

In a small mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients together. Store in an air-tight container.

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Before shopping we warmed up with a free yoga class at Capitol Park, which is two blocks from the downtown Boise farmer's market. Thank you Lululemon!

Pretty cool concept -- fresh lettuce sold by the handful for any size donation. We bought enough for three large salads.

Radishes for a simple appetizer, and leeks (not shown) for the frittata.

Our favorite vendor for beets and asparagus. Except, we lost the asparagus in Susan's car, so we replaced it with steamed beet greens in the frittata.

Two baguettes, please, for the warm goat cheese appetizer.

Fragrant tabletop accents.

W e need a thick wedge of Petite Basque aged sheep's milk cheese to shave over a simple green salad with roasted beets and a shallot vinaigrette.

Handmade chevre for the warm goat cheese spread.

Green olives hand-stuffed with cranberries and marinated in orange zest. A delightful surprise for the tastebuds!

Tri tip roasts from cows fed on homegrown sunflowers, fresh wheat and corn.

This is where we bought sirloin roasts for the main course and free range eggs for the frittata.

Fetching fresh feta for the frittata.