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spring peas

There is something so refreshing about the color green. Thinking about this color throughout the week, and going to the markets looking for spring greens – not winter kales and collards or anything in that wintry family, mind you, but these delicate first greens of spring, was a calming, almost meditative, affair. Happy spring, friends.



watermelon radish

Watermelon radishes


Spring onions


Pea shoots


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  • NicoleD - March 23, 2012 - 12:52 pm

    The color of produce just gets me so geeked. Love the spring greens forever and always!ReplyCancel

  • Ashley - March 23, 2012 - 1:11 pm

    I am in LOVE with this post!!ReplyCancel

  • Laurel - March 23, 2012 - 1:21 pm

    Very Beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • la domestique - March 23, 2012 - 2:12 pm

    Beautiful! Green is the theme next week at la Domestique as I begin the spring pantry. I love all the photos here- especially those gorgeous artichokes. Bring on spring!ReplyCancel

  • Pamela - March 23, 2012 - 2:50 pm

    This looks like our garden right now – growing sugar snap peas, onions, kale, spinach, lettuce – it’s all green! :)ReplyCancel

  • Kasey - March 23, 2012 - 5:03 pm

    Oh I am SO ready for Spring. I wish it would just stop raining and get a lil’ bit warmer! Green is one of my favorite colors!ReplyCancel

  • Cookie + Kate - March 23, 2012 - 5:36 pm

    I’m thrilled to see all the bright green leaves and shoots and vegetables! Yay spring!ReplyCancel

  • Carly - March 24, 2012 - 5:40 am

    I love the fresh greens of spring and today tried pea shoots for the first time. Delicious!ReplyCancel

  • Kristen - March 24, 2012 - 7:41 pm

    Beautiful post! And thank you for the names this time! I’m pretty good with food but sometimes there’s that one you just don’t know!ReplyCancel

  • Lynda - March 25, 2012 - 7:33 am

    I love spring green. I think I love whatever the season’s color is in the moment.ReplyCancel

  • Deb - March 25, 2012 - 9:01 am

    Lovely photos! Even though we are having a stormy, rainy weekend I felt the light and tenderness of the new season unfolding in your post, delightful!ReplyCancel

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  • sara - March 25, 2012 - 11:22 am

    all of these studies have been gorgeous, but I think I especially love the green. So appropriate for vegetables isn’t it? charming and fresh…i love these, kimberly!ReplyCancel

  • sarah - March 25, 2012 - 7:55 pm

    Beautiful. I especially love the artichokes.
    I love your studies!ReplyCancel

  • Anna @ the shady pine - March 27, 2012 - 2:13 am

    The colour of life! Lovely pictures.ReplyCancel

  • gentry - March 27, 2012 - 11:15 am

    Can I ask about your photographing techniques? i just saw your kitchen tour on theKitchn and you mentioned having north facing windows and a lack of lilght. All of your photos are so bright and airy…how do you achieve this? i am forced with a kitchen that has no walls with windows…it’s in the middle of the house and I am always struggling with the lighting!ReplyCancel

  • Sasha - March 30, 2012 - 9:49 am

    Watermelon radishes! I am now officially on the look out for these radishes.ReplyCancel

  • jen - April 11, 2012 - 9:47 am

    These are beautiful. Thanks for sharing! And congrats on the Saveur nomination, too!ReplyCancel

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