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There’s nothing like toting a canvas bag of fresh produce home from the farmers’ market to make you feel like you’re living your best life. Except for maybe then cooking said produce into a bevy of scrumptious recipes, from peach and burrata salad to pasta with peas and bacon. That’s right: We’re killing it this spring.

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BUY Peas, MAKE Spring Pea and Burrata Pasta with PROSCIUTTO

Forget the mushy peas you thought you knew. Spring peas have just a bit of crunch and are oh-so refreshing, especially in a cheesy, savory pasta dish.

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BUY Ramps, MAKE CARAMELIZED Ramps with Brown Butter

This garlicky green grows profusely throughout the Midwest and—like any good Midwesterner—aims to please.

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BUY Peaches, MAKE Grilled Peach, Chicken and Ricotta Pizza

Their season is short and sweet, but as soon as you bite into a golden and juicy summer peach, everything’s just, well, peachy. We love them plain, but they’re even better grilled.

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BUY Asparagus, MAKE Asparagus Caesar Salad

A salad that doesn't use a shred of lettuce or kale or any other leafy green? We’re so in.

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BUY Raspberries, MAKE Gluten-Free Lemon-Raspberry Pavlova

There’s absolutely nothing wrong with simply throwing your berries into some yogurt. But there’s also nothing wrong with going full-on decadent—hey, it’s GF…and they’re only here for a short time.

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