- August 2, 2010
- Fairy Tale Eggplant
It’s still early for traditional eggplant, but the tiny Fairy Tale variety is in full swing.
- July 12, 2010
- Romaine Lettuce
Beautiful elongated heads of romaine lettuce in red and green are at your local Greenmarket now.
- June 14, 2010
- Sugar Snap Peas
The French call them mange-touts, or “eat all,” referring to the fact that the edible-podded sugar snap is a decidedly nose-to-tail legume
- June 7, 2010
Ripe, juicy strawberries, the quintessential late-spring/early-summer fruit, have arrived.
- May 24, 2010
Sweet and plump, wild blue mussels straight from Long Island Sound are here.
- May 17, 2010
- Field-Grown Rhubarb
Spring’s most celebrated leaf stem has breezed into town with a pink-streaked flourish.
- May 10, 2010
Slender stalks of local asparagus are appearing at Greenmarket stands and on restaurant menus everywhere.
- May 3, 2010
- Overwintered Spinach
Until the weather gets hot, it’s a good time for spinach.
- April 26, 2010
- Fresh Garbanzos
Rare for these parts, fresh California garbanzo beans still in their pods have made their way east to a Whole Foods near you.
- April 19, 2010
- Pullet Eggs
Some aficionados swear by the smaller pullet egg, which Txikito’s Alex Raij believes makes for an extra-creamy and delicious “yolk flan.”