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Seasonal Foods for Spring: Strawberries & Rhubarb

Seasonal Foods for Spring: Strawberries & Rhubarb

Besides the stirring of life in the garden, the welcome appearance of the harbingers of spring, other signs of the season are produce like fresh salad greens both cultivated and wild, leeks and spring onions, morels, asparagus, strawberries and rhubarb.

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Plant an Asparagus Patch

Plant an Asparagus Patch

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You've never really tasted asparagus before if you haven't eaten it fresh from the garden. Plant your own patch of asparagus.

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Growers and Gardeners Networking

Growers and Gardeners Networking

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Recently my local farmers' market had a fundraiser at a nearby farm and it was fun and educational to visit with the friends and supporters of the market and the farmers who bring wonderful produce and products to market, not to mention there was lots of good food and beverage. Here are a few photos of garden grown produce and things new to me...

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Ten Benefits of Asparagus

Ten Benefits of Asparagus

When it comes to power foods, asparagus is one of the best. In addition to having tons of health benefits, it is also a tasty veggie that can be cooked in numerous ways to accommodate different taste...

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Asparagus Soup with Chives

Asparagus Soup with Chives

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Yum asparagus season! Depending where you live in the country, the end of February, beginning of March through late May are when we find the best local asparagus and this pungent allium in our gardens and market. This light soup, given body with potatoes, brings them together. The pale jade color and refreshing taste make it an appropriate beginning to any spring meal.

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Zuppa Verde

Zuppa Verde

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Welcome spring with this amazingly simple and nutritions soup.

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Using Asparagus in Season and Beyond

Using Asparagus in Season and Beyond

There are many ways to prepare fresh asparagus. If you want to enjoy it when it's out of season, try this simple pickling technique.

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Four-Vegetable Salad with Sesame Seed Dressing

Four-Vegetable Salad with Sesame Seed Dressing

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This refreshing salad shows off asparagus, leeks, spinach, and turnip in a soy and vinegar dressing.

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Roasted Asparagus

Roasted Asparagus

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Make a simple side dish to welcome the spring.

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Stir-fried Shrimp and Asparagus

Stir-fried Shrimp and Asparagus

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Served with rice or noodles, this Asian-inspired dish gets some heat from a red pepper.

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Pickled Asparagus

Pickled Asparagus

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Preserve your asparagus harvest by pickling it.

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Fresh Asparagus Soup

Fresh Asparagus Soup

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Sour cream thickens this pretty soup made with a pound of fresh asparagus.

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Quick and Light, Asparagus Hits the Spot

Tips on using and preserving fresh asparagus.

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How to Grow Asparagus

How to Grow Asparagus

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Asparagus is one of the tastiest, easiest vegetables you can g row. A little work up front pays off with years of good eating. Find out how to plant and manage this quintessential spring crop.

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Chicken with Asparagus, Zucchini, and Mushrooms

Chicken with Asparagus, Zucchini, and Mushrooms

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This quick stir-fry has a mild Thai flavor.

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Pickled Asparagus Spears in Tarragon Vinaigrette

Pickled Asparagus Spears in Tarragon Vinaigrette

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Get the springtime freshness of homegrown asparagus in the dead of winter.

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