• food,  seasons

    food in spring

    So far this spring, I’ve been able to harvest two small handfuls of food from my garden. The first was dandelion roots dug up, washed and then sauteed and eaten. The second was greens – radish thinnings, salad burnet, a tiny bit of tarragon (and some arugula I was growing indoors). Somehow those first handfuls of food always seem special too me, even if it is barely enough to make a single serving out of. It is the reminder that food will be arriving. It is the promise on my part that I will not let this season pass me by and I will not let food go to waste.…