Spears of Spring:
Asparagus with Fresh Herbs

asparagus, peas, and radishes with tarragon

Spruce up a springtime favorite by adding plenty of fresh herb flair.   Harvested from February until June, asparagus is at its best in the early spring months, and it pairs beautifully with fresh herbs.  Try out some of the asparagus recipes from MarthaStewart.com like Asparagus Wrapped in Pancetta with Citronette and Fresh Thyme or Asparagus, […]

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Arugula and Marjoram Salad
with Spring Cherries and Peas

Arugula salad with Cherries

Filled with spicy arugula, savory marjoram, sweet cherries, and brilliant green peas, one bite of this salad is like a forkful of spring. With extra crunch from toasted pecans and extra tartness from fresh lemon juice, this salad is filling enough to stand on its own for lunch or dinner, but also makes a lovely, seasonal side dish.

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Pico de Gallo with Spring Onions

Pico de Gallo with Spring Onions

This pico de gallo gets extra kick from spring onions and fresh cilantro. It’s the perfect topping for tacos, enchiladas, and burritos. It’s excellent as a filling for quesadillas or a finishing touch on nachos. And of course, it’s great as a quick dip for corn chips.

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Pizza with Asparagus, Spring Onions and Basil

pizza with asparagus, spring onions, basil and oregano

This pizza is like a slice of summer. Topped with summer vegetables like asparagus, tomatoes, and spring onions, spiced up with salami and topped with lots of cheese, it’s easy to make and even easier to eat. Lots of fresh basil is the perfect finishing touch.

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Meyer Lemon Spring Salad
with Fresh Herbs

Meyer Lemon Spring Salad

  Spring is here, and it’s time to break out the salads.  Adding fresh herbs to your favorite salad mix helps give salads extra flavor and extra freshness.  This recipe for Meyer Lemon Spring Salad with Goat Cheese and Almonds gets springtime zip from the sweet tartness of Meyer Lemon and the fresh herbs of […]

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