The summer solstice is approaching, and some may consider that the beginning of Sumer.  My indicator is a little different, I wait for

Garlic Scape Season!

These are the green tops of the garlic plant that get cut down in early June, and are one of my favorite flavors to cook with!

Scapes

today’s menu:

Ditali, with Garlic Scape cream sauce

Baked Pasticcio, with paprika sausage, cauliflower and béchamel

Tagliatelle, alla Bolognese