Jennifer’s Market Basket: Fiddlehead Ferns

Oh the culinary joys of spring! Along with foraged mushrooms and tender salad greens come fiddlehead ferns. We found some at the Farmer’s Market last Saturday and I scooped up about a quarter pound, plus eight  plump, freshly foraged morel mushrooms. Last night I made a simple soup using two tablespoons of white miso, the rinsed…

Susan’s Market Basket: Fiddlehead Ferns

I knew there was something stranger looking than Kohlrabi–Fiddlehead Ferns! According to Wikipedia, fiddlehead ferns are the furled fronds of a young fern and are harvested for use as a vegetable. Left on the plant, each fiddlehead would unroll into a new frond (a leaf). And, according to the farmer at the Farmer’s Market, they can only be…