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Strawberries (In Season Now)

[social_buttons] Strawberries have just come into season here in Poland. The first batch or two we got weren’t great, but they are getting very good again now. (Last year’s may have been the best I’ve ever had.) I love to eat them plain but there are a few other ways we’ve been eating them as […]

June 17th

In Season Now: Beets and Carrots

Although you might normally think of root vegetables as fall crops, many varieties are  also available in the late spring. Beets and carrots, for instance, grow well in the cooler temperatures of spring. These cool-weather crops are typically planted in the early spring for a late spring/early summer harvest and again in the late summer […]

June 14th

Late Spring Panzanella

I just got back from canoe camping in the Ozarks with my mom and boyfriend. Since you don’t have to carry your food when you go canoe camping, you can plan more elaborate meals. They always taste extra delicious after a day of paddling! Here’s our favorite from the trip, a late spring panzanella with […]

June 8th

Frisée: The Forgotten Salad (in season now!)

Many people are a bit scared of frisée. They worry that it will be too frizzy, too bitter, and too overwhelming to use as a salad green. This fear might arise from bad experiences with store-bought frisée, which can be woody and extremely bitter. But there’s no reason to fear this chicory when you’re getting […]

June 1st

Top Ten Pea Shoot Recipes (in season now!)

Like most green leafy vegetables, pea shoots – the young tendrils and leaves of the garden pea plant – are incredibly nutrient-dense. You can start looking for them at farmers markets or Asian markets in the spring and early summer. Two cups of raw pea shoots have 10 calories, zero fat, 35.5% of your recommended […]

May 17th