Green garlic. Yes, it's an ingredient, but it's an awfully seductive one. And it wants to go into your pasta *tonight*.
Strawberries & Cream Fairy Cakes
Spring sangria with ripe strawberries, kiwi and pear brandy.
Calamari Piccata - lightly breaded and sauteed calamari steak, with a lemon caper sauce, and roasted asparagus. Simple and inexpensive, but oh so tasty!
Sweet peas, fava beans, asparagus, and green garlic make a comforting but light spring dinner.
Fix It Fresh (and Fast!) - Zesty Balsamic Strawberries
Spring Herb Pasta comes together in minutes.
Wild Alaskan salmon shines with this sweet strawberry and tomato salsa. Done cooking in less time than it takes to steam rice!
Roasted Asparagus Soup with Spring Herb Gremolata
Homemade Ginger Ale
Local brown eggs for Little Girl Salad, and a chance to win Michael Pollan's In Defense of Food.
Luscious Asparagus Frittata for a Mother's Day Brunch using "fresh out of the backyard" eggs.
Grilled Lemon and Garlic Artichokes - as pretty and delicious as they are easy to make.
Green Pea and Asparagus Soup with Mint
I found the recipe for an elegant Lemony Lentil Soup at my local gas station. Really!
Garbanzo Bean Yogurt. Fresh garbanzo beans with Indian spiced yogurt and parsley.
Looking for a fabulous yet unique appetizer for your Cinco de Mayo festivities? Try these delicious Fish Tacos in a Cup!
Homemade Saltines - because you can. Ridiculously easy and wonderful.
Spring Soupe au Pistou
The most flavorful, delicious vegetables you can make! And it's endlessly variable based on what's come in fresh to your neighborhood. Michael's Spring Saute, my seasonal favorite.
Garlic Scape Lemon Pasta - A fresh and easy springtime dish using garlic scapes, the shoot from the garlic plant.
Easy Stuffed Artichokes. (Really!!)
Sweet potato, nettle and chickpea soup
Celebrate spring with these cute Cherry Blossom Chocolate cupcakes, decked with fondant icing
Tomato and olive salad with feta
Peas with Pancetta and Parmesan
Talk Derby to Me: Celery Juleps, "Refrigerator Juleps" and Classic Mint Juleps
Pasta with Asparagus and Toasted Sesame Seeds
Fava Bean Puree
Italian Spring Greens: Barba di Frate
Strawberry Shortcake Cookies - a dangerously delicious snack
This strawberry dessert is the perfect healthy sweet tooth remedy, but it's also amazing as a side dish, snack, or even a light lunch!