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Editors' Picks — Spring Vegetables

May 19, 2011 • 44 Comments

Creamy Spring Barley  Raw Fava Bean Crostini

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about 3 years ago bebe le perche

uh...when's summer coming to this site? the greenmarket is beginning to brim!

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over 3 years ago Kristen Miglore

Kristen is the Executive Editor of Food52

One recipe left for testing! Nettle and Green Garlic Soup

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over 3 years ago Sagegreen

Sorry our farmer's market doesn't offer nettles and I wish I had time to forage for some. If I could make it with just green garlic, I could volunteer...but nettles look pretty key. Hope somebody can.

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over 3 years ago lorinarlock

Thanks for the EP! I'd love to try the Grilled Baby Fennel.

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over 3 years ago LucyS

Is someone already testing the baby artichoke crostini? I have eight baby artichokes in my fridge waiting to be used!

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over 3 years ago Kristen Miglore

Kristen is the Executive Editor of Food52

Yes LucyS, but please feel free to try it out and leave your notes in the recipe's comments section!

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over 3 years ago Twinsx2mom

Pan-fried dandelion flowers! At least my yard will have a brief reprieve!

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over 3 years ago hardlikearmour

hardlikearmour is a trusted home cook.

Thanks for choosing this! I hope you and your twins enjoy them.

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over 3 years ago hardlikearmour

hardlikearmour is a trusted home cook.

Congrats all EPs & candidates! Once again a spectacular field of recipes.

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over 3 years ago PsychoChef

spring risotto of asperagus, peas and ramps please

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over 3 years ago Emiko

Can I take the nettle tortellini in brodo please?

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over 3 years ago edamame2003

I just made the very good grilled artichokes so I can make notes on that. First time tester!

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over 3 years ago sticksnscones

Fried eggs with Ramps, Asparagus and oyster sauce PLEEZE!

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over 3 years ago sdebrango

Suzanne is a trusted source on General Cooking.

Artichoke Kofta and Makhani sauce Please, can't wait

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over 3 years ago Panfusine

Thanks for volunteering to test this sdebrango!

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over 3 years ago sdebrango

Suzanne is a trusted source on General Cooking.

You're welcome I am so looking forward I have been wanting to make it I do have a question for you will ask it on the recipe. Thank you I really wanted yours and was so happy to see no one had claimed yet.

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over 3 years ago gingerroot

Congrats to all the EPs/EP candidates! What a gorgeous bunch. I'm away this week/weekend so won't be able to test anything but look forward to trying some of these when I get home.

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over 3 years ago fiveandspice

Emily is a trusted source on Scandinavian Cuisine.

Ooh, creamed sorrel please!

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about 3 years ago kmartinelli

I so hope you enjoy this! Can't wait for your notes :-)

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about 3 years ago fiveandspice

Emily is a trusted source on Scandinavian Cuisine.

I'm so excited to make it! It looks delicious.

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over 3 years ago Sagegreen

Green goddess dressing please!

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over 3 years ago wssmom

You ramp tramp, you! :)

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over 3 years ago Sagegreen

But this will be my very first time with ramps, really!

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over 3 years ago francesca gilberti

Francesca is the former Assistant Editor of food52 and believes you can make anything out of farro.

So sorry -- Chef June snagged it!

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over 3 years ago Sagegreen

oh well, I will post my comments in the recipe section! I just made it. no worries.

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over 3 years ago wssmom

Baby artichoke crostini, then!

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over 3 years ago ChefJune

June is a trusted source on General Cooking.

I'd like the Ramp Tramp /Green Goddess dressing, please.

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over 3 years ago wssmom

Leek Tart please, and congrats to al EPs and EP candidates!

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over 3 years ago Sarah Plumley

OK, Spring Onion Tart please!

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over 3 years ago boulangere

Cynthia is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

Leek tart almost like Bansita, please.

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over 3 years ago wssmom

Dang, you beat me to it!

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over 3 years ago boulangere

Cynthia is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

Maybe we should start consulting beforehand which we each want. I think this keeps happening.

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over 3 years ago TheWimpyVegetarian

I'd love to try put a spring in your bread, please!

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over 3 years ago boulangere

Cynthia is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

Thank you for choosing this!

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over 3 years ago TheWimpyVegetarian

You bet! I love making bread and this caught my eye from the get-go! I'm sure I'm going to love it.

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over 3 years ago meganvt01

Spring pea and crab pancakes with pea tendrils please!

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over 3 years ago Stirnourish

Dilly Bulghur Salad with Fennel and Leek, please!

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over 3 years ago Panfusine

PAN FRIED dandelion flowers please...

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over 3 years ago Panfusine

Actually please may I change that to asparagus goat cheese & pickled red onion.. I can't trust myself with eggs..

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over 3 years ago boulangere

Cynthia is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

This just cracks me up, Panfusine.

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over 3 years ago Sarah Plumley

Asparagus, Zucchini and Ricotta Tart please!

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over 3 years ago francesca gilberti

Francesca is the former Assistant Editor of food52 and believes you can make anything out of farro.

So sorry -- this has already been tested by one of our recipe testers and is already an EP. Have a look at the recipes that are candidates: we'd love if you choose from amongst them! Thanks!

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over 3 years ago Sarah Plumley

why was it an option?

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over 3 years ago Sarah Plumley

whoops, nevermind! i was in such a hurry to pick a good one, i didn't read the "fine print"! :)