We can talk until we’re blue in the face about our amazing year-round California produce, but sometimes we forget to take advantage of it. So grab a couple of totes and fill them with the glorious spring bounty—from asparagus to cherries—at your local farmers’ market, because it’s time to cook. Here are eight easy recipes for your seasonal groceries.
8 Recipes for What’s at Your Farmers’ Market Right Now
Buy Rhubarb, Make Mini OmbrÉ Rhubarb Cakes
Everything’s prettier in pink. This season’s rhubarb crop gets the sweet-tart treatment in these cute mini cakes with buttercream frosting. And since they’re so small, you should probably have two.
Buy Loquats, Make Basil-loquat Pesto
Never heard of loquats? You’re not alone. The kumquat-size fruit, which is only in season from May to June, tastes like the love child of apricots and plums. This spring pesto recipe combines fresh basil with the fruit for a tangy pasta dressing you’ll want all to yourself.
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