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Here are some recommended fast-growing spring greens. (Photos / Jim Scherer)   Learn about the greens
Here are some recommended fast-growing spring greens. (Photos / Jim Scherer)   Learn about the greens
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First Greens

A mix-and-match foray into the true taste of spring

By Ellen Ecker Ogden
April 17, 2005

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Though the blooming of the first dandelion of the season may trigger an impulse to get out the lawn mower, consider that in the old days around New England, eating spring greens, especially dandelion and wild chicory, was part of the natural rhythm of the seasons. It signaled the move from the heavy meat-based diet of winter into summer's lighter ... (Full article: 1499 words)

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