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    Posted on May 2, 2013

    31 Delicious Things To Cook In May

    Spring has sprung and summer's coming! Eat all the bright green things you can get your hands on.

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    Calendar from Stacie Bloomfield.

    WHAT'S IN SEASON

    (This will vary depending on time of the month and where you live).

    - Rhubarb

    - Leeks

    - Green Garlic

    - Dandelion Greens

    - Bok Choy

    - Spinach

    - Watercress

    - Radishes

    - Ramps

    - Asparagus

    - Morels

    - Spring Onions

    - Peas

    - Nettles

    - Fiddleheads

    - Artichokes

    1. Snap Pea Salad with Burrata

    bonappetit.com

    Fresh, crunchy snap peas and creamy burrata cheese make a great team. Recipe on Bon Appétit.

    2. Cheeseburgers with Sautéed Mushrooms, Arugula and Dijon Aioli

    howsweeteats.com

    Leave the burger patty plain and go crazy with toppings. Recipe here.

    3. Cinnamon Sugar Radish Chips

    pinchofyum.com

    Dip these in vanilla yogurt for a little spicy-sweet slice of heaven. Recipe here.

    4. Breakfast Polenta with Ramps

    abetterhappierstsebastian.com

    Eat as many ramps as you can before they're gone for the season! Recipe here.

    5. Roasted Pork Belly with Gingery Rhubarb Compote

    bonappetit.com

    Tart rhubarb is perfect to brighten up fatty meats. Recipe on Bon Appétit.

    6. Spring Kale Panzanella Salad

    loveandlemons.com

    The best thing to do with stale bread. Recipe on Love & Lemons.

    7. Baked Buttermilk Doughnuts with a Strawberry Rhubarb Brown Butter Glaze

    adventures-in-cooking.com

    But really, how good do these look?! Recipe here.

    8. Stinging Nettle, Kale, and Green Garlic Soup

    wildgreensandsardines.com

    Take the sting out of nettles by pureeing them for a soup. Recipe here.

    9. Chocolate Chip Caramel Stuffed Cookies

    cakenknife.com

    A cookie that defies all seasons. Recipe here.

    10. Avocado, Mozzarella, and Jalapeño Chimichurri Grilled Cheese

    naturallyella.com

    This would also make an awesome quesadilla. Recipe here.

    11. Fiddlehead Fern and Pomelo Salad

    roostblog.com

    You could use oranges or grapefruits instead of pomelo. Recipe here.

    12. Ramp Biscuits

    foodnfemininity.blogspot.com

    Another way to enjoy ramps! Recipe here.

    13. Ricotta Pizza with Prosciutto and Fresh Pea Salad

    kitchenconfidante.com

    Ricotta is the perfect cheese to balance out lots of fresh veggies. Recipe here.

    14. Toasted Marshmallow Coconut Milk Ice Cream

    howsweeteats.com

    Summer is coming. Recipe here.

    15. Chipotle Shrimp Quinoa Bowls

    asweetsimplelife.com

    Sometimes the best thing to do is just throw delicious things in a bowl. Recipe here.

    16. Asian Steak Salad with Baby Bok Choy

    bevcooks.com

    Recipe on Bevcooks.

    17. Grilled Spring Onions with Romesco

    thegarumfactory.net

    When in doubt, grill everything. Recipe here.

    18. Herb-Roasted Salmon with Fingerling Potatoes

    buzzfeed.com

    A great and easy weeknight meal. Recipe here.

    19. Radish Butter Tartines with Watercress

    runningwithtweezers.com

    What a classy lookin' snack, huh? Recipe here.

    20. Spring Minestrone with Chicken Meatballs

    21. Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake

    nytimes.com

    Step aside, pineapple. Recipe here.

    22. Chicken Carne Asada Tacos

    cherryonmysundae.blogspot.com

    Complete with onion, avocado, and Cotija cheese. Recipe here.

    23. Quiche Lorraine with Gruyere and Bacon

    redstartolonestar.blogspot.com

    National Quiche Lorraine Day is on the 20th this month. Eat accordingly. Recipe here.

    24. The Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich

    thepigandquill.com

    This sandwich consists of the following: Cheesy garlic toast, truffled greens, fried egg, pepper jack cheese, Sriracha and brown sugar bacon. Any questions? Recipe here.

    25. Shaved Asparagus Salad with Poached Egg

    chezus.com

    Shaved asparagus looks super elegant but is so easy to make. Recipe here.

    26. Honey, Lime, And Curry Chicken Stir Fry

    27. Maple Brown Derby Popsicles

    hungrygirlporvida.com

    You'll need this recipe if it starts to get hot. BONUS: These have booze in them. Recipe here.

    28. Pasta Carbonara with Leeks and Bacon

    29. Grilled Artichokes with Basil Aioli

    feastingathome.com

    Great side dish or appetizer. Recipe here.

    30. Roasted Cod with Pistachio Pesto, Carrots, and Arugula

    fiveandspice.com

    Find the recipe on Five and Spice.

    31. Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake

    cookingwithchopin.blogspot.com

    Okay, fine, strawberry season doesn't really start until the very end of May (if not later), but you can cheat a little. Recipe here.