Put that Root Vegetable Down: 9 Links to Ring in Spring

April  5, 2013

You've made it to Friday, which means it's time to treat yourself to a roundup of links we love. Go ahead, procrastinate a little.



Though spring hasn’t exactly sprung everywhere, it’s April, which is reason enough for us to start acting like it has. (Cue the incessant talk of ramps and fiddleheads -- go!) Produce is starting to trickle into farmers markets and we’re meeting it with an eagerness that can only come from having just endured a long, cold winter. Stock up on this season’s early bounty, then, mix up a few spring break-worthy drinks and throw the ultimate spring fling. (Just don’t forget to invite us.)


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  • If there aren’t any fava beans or strawberries yet where you live, fake it.

What spring ingredients are you most excited about? Tell us in the comments!

See what other Food52 readers are saying.

  • Cristina Sciarra
    Cristina Sciarra
  • Lauren Kodiak
    Lauren Kodiak
The grocery store is my happy place.


Cristina S. April 5, 2013
Much to my surprise, my recipe for Slow-Roasted Carrots With Lamb And Spring Onion Dressing is #22 on Buzzfeed's 30 Delicious Things to Cook in April list!
Lauren K. April 5, 2013
and for good reason! it looks incredible.
Cristina S. April 7, 2013
Thanks, Lauren :)