Don’t Judge each day by the harvest you reap,
but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Lewis Stevenson
As we are rapidly moving towards the Summer season, vegetables of all sorts are making a welcome appearance in local farmers markets, freshly picked from the garden, washed and waiting to be made into tempting recipes. There really is nothing like fresh vegetables. During the Winter, when most fresh produce has to be trucked into grocery stores, unless you are one of the lucky few who happens to live in a perennially warm climate, we all think we remember what a truly fresh head of lettuce, a carrot, or a tomato tastes like. Then the seasons change, and warm Spring weather returns, along with seedlings growing in the garden, and weekend farmers’ markets, proving that whatever we thought about the taste of vegetables in the Winter was wrong. Continue reading