5 Ways to Eat Amazing In-Season Vegetables This Spring

Use fresh, in-season produce for these dishes

Make the most spring produce with these delicious dishes.

Whether you’re shopping at a supermarket or farmers market, beautiful spring produce is popping up everywhere. Make the most of spring produce before it’s gone!

Fava Beans. Flavorful enough to stand on their own, serve fresh fava bean crostini as a passed appetizer with at your next garden party.

Fiddlehead. A light springtime pasta that’s just cheesy enough to satisfy your cravings. Be sure to thoroughly clean the fern sprout by soaking in water and gently scrubbing with your hands.


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RampsRamps are wild onions that pop up during a ridiculously short season on the East Coast. Simply grilled is the way to go.


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Rhubarb. On its own, rhubarb is quite bitter, but baked into this pie (and with the help of some sugar) it’s a sweet treat the whole family will love.

Zucchini Blossoms. Stuffed, battered, and fried is the standard (and fantastic) way of preparing zucchini flowers. Try something new and add the flowers to a spring frittata to serve at brunch.

This story was originally published on April 29, 2015.