The winter solstice is my favorite day of the year. Just when we are getting used to being in the dark, cold and soggy, there is a little more light each and every day. The arrival of asparagus and strawberries at your local farmers market is not far behind.
For the last recipe offered in 2005, I took our Thrive posters to heart: “I scream, you scream, we all scream for green beans”, fennel, cipollini onions, and Russian fingerling potatoes. You are going to like this. Happy New Year! Sugar crops will soon grace the trees and vines.