Scallions

scallions

Scallion Veggie Type: Greens (in the Onion family) Season: Late spring through summer Peak months: May-August Uses: Chop off the roots, give them a rinse, and slice into slivers or thin rounds. Scallions can be eaten raw or cooked and both the green and white parts are edible. Some people like to briefly cook the […]

Celery

Bundle of celery on a dark wood background

Celery Veggie Type: Stalk Season: Late Summer-Fall Peak months: September-October Uses: Chop off the whitened base and the leaves and you have a quick, low-maintenance snack Make sure to wash your celery thoroughly (after separating the stalks) to remove dirt hiding between the stalks. Add peanut butter and raisins to make “ants on a log,” […]

Garlic Scape

garlic scapes

Garlic Scape Veggie Type: Greens, Stems Season: Late Spring-Early Summer Peak months: June-July Uses: Garlic scapes are the stocks that grow from hardnecked garlic plants. Because they are harvested when fresh basil is abundant, Garlic Scape Pesto is a great thing to do with scapes. You can also use them in stir fry in place […]