The very first artichoke is ready to harvest from a plant in my garden. It is the only survivor of an entire packet of seeds that I started three years ago, so a celebration is in order! My daughter has asked to eat the little darling steamed with butter sauce.
Last weekend the Chronicle published a tasty sounding recipe for two ubiquitous winter vegetables: cauliflower and brussels sprouts. For some reason I rarely see either in our CSA box, but we had finished off all our produce from last week, so the kids and I ventured out to our local farmers' market this sunday.