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Farmers' market produce: Asparagus and rhubarb

The highlights from my local farmers' market include an abundance of green asparagus and rhubarb, both in season until the end of June. Here are some ideas on how to use them.
By Irene Ngo
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The sun is shining, the rain has stopped (fingers crossed) and the air has been hot in Toronto. And for me that means that farmers' market season has begun! Luckily, I live in an area of Toronto where there's a small local market on Sundays, but there are many around the city that are within biking and walking distance throughout the week. The highlights from Sunday's market included an abundance of green asparagus (click the link and watch me blanch it) and healthy rhubarb, both in season until the end of June.

Here are some ideas for using sweet, in-season asparagus and rhubarb:


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