Posts by Jen Smith


Wondering what to do with the latest seasonal foods? Here’s a partial record of what we’ve been eating ourselves.

Fiddleheads

When humble ferns are the star of the show

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May 11, 2011

As April sunshine melts the last patches of snow, hungry locavores slip on their mudboots and head into the woods. Peering into shaded groves and soggy fields, these foragers are looking for a taste of the changing season, a brightly flavored reminder that summer is on its way. For a few short, exhilarating weeks, spring is fiddlehead season.

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