Market Watch: Name That Green
Spring is prime season for farm fresh greens, but all the different types and deciding what to do with them can get confusing. Some are sweet, some are spicy and some are better raw than cooked. Here are 5 tasty greens to try.
Green peas are sitting in natural little packages just waiting to be plucked. Visit your local farmers' market and dive into a basket of this spring treasure.
First up: verdant and pleasingly bitter dandelion greens. Here's what they're like and how to use them today.
Between my CSA share and local farmers market, I’m surrounded by the best of local foods from now until December. Sometimes I come across some unusual finds. The latest gem: green gooseberry jam.
If zucchini is a seasonal staple in your kitchen, be on the lookout at farmers markets for tiger zucchini, a less common variety.
Keep an eye out for these tangy little fruits encased in papery husks next time you're at the farmers market.
They sure are funny-looking, but fiddleheads are a truly unique market find. They’re only available for a few short weeks a year so get ‘em while you can!
Pick up a few varieties of these delicate Autumn gems next time you're at the market.
Incorporate these ruby-hued gems into your winter cooking repertoire.
Early raspberries are coming into season where I live. I managed to snag the very last half-pint at the farmers’ market this week. As fellow market patrons looked on with envy, I hurried home to make some raz-tastic recipes.
Scoop up a basket of fresh, in-season cherries next time you're at the farmers market.