Fresh Spring Salads

    Spring time is here! Some of my favorite fresh vegetables and herbs are showing up in the farmer’s markets and grocery stores everywhere. Artichokes, asparagus, tomatoes and spring peas, all fresh from the farm. These five salads showcase some of these vegetables, and are perfect both for serving along with grilled foods or […]

Green and Purple Fresh Pea Salad with Yuzu Dressing

  This Green and Purple Fresh Pea Salad with Yuzu Dressing is an incredibly fresh, crunchy salad that is sweet, sour and oh so good. I had never tried purple snow peas before I received a sample from Frieda’s Produce.  Although my eye registered that they were purple, the flavor was, well . . . […]

A Bounty of Spring Produce

I love spring.  Flowers begin to appear, bright green leaves grow on the barren trees, and some of my favorite produce is available.  You already know of my love of asparagus, but there is a bounty of produce in spring.  I recently picked up some freshly picked organic produce from Dervaes Gardens, an urban homestead […]