Crisp and crunchy, verdant and vivacious, the flavors of spring are freshening up this week’s lineup with such ingredients as asparagus, French tarragon, Little Gem lettuce and microgreens. Also featuring fresh lemon-pepper linguine, locally-foraged morel mushrooms and smoked salmon, plus rich and silky duck eggs and even a coffee-kissed butter, immerse yourself in the kitchen with a glass of wine and enjoy this plethora of seasonal favorites.
Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:
Lemon-Pepper Pasta with Smoked Salmon & Asparagus
Bright with the flavors of lemon and smoked salmon, this pasta is a light and lovely lunch dish!
Poached Duck Eggs over Asparagus & Morel Mushrooms
This elegant presentation is sure to wow any dinner guest.
These dipped radishes make for a wonderful starter or snack!
Charred Spring Onion Gremolata
This smoky sauce is wonderful atop grilled chicken or fish, or slathered on grilled bread.
This bright aioli is fantastic served with grilled asparagus!
Chive Blossom Vinegar
This punchy vinegar is fantastic incorporated into salad dressings.