The Vegetable Oscars

It’s that season of the year when every vegetable gardener is up to their ears in seed catalogs. They’ve been arriving for weeks now, and, if you’re like me, you can’t throw away a single one–even the ones you’ve never ordered from–without peeking to see what stunning new varieties they may have on offer this…

Mid-Spring Salade “Niçoise”

This salad isn’t made the way someone from Nice, France, would make it. For one, it has lettuce. And it doesn’t have any tomatoes. But it does have the trademark hard-boiled eggs and preserved tuna (even the Niçois wouldn’t dream of using fresh tuna in this dish!). And we combined those with the vegetables that…