Somehow, the produce in Washington and the seasons are just slightly out of sync.

It always seems like just when all the things that indicate summer hit the farmers market

,those sun-drenched local zucchini, eggplant and tomatoes,

the clouds roll in and Bumpershoot is the very next weekend.

-Just consider this a lost postcard from last months weather.

Casarecce, with summer squash ragu.

casarecce squash

Also today:

Rigatoni alla bolognese

Tagliatelle, in Salsa Verde