Fresh from the market: Hemlock Hill Farm Chicken. Local Swiss Chard with garlic. Fresh fava beans with mint. One of the best suppers in a long time.
I must admit, it took a while to shell the beans. First you shell them out of their big pods —
— then you shock them and remove the outer skin from each individual fava bean.
But in the end, well worth it. So fresh and full of spring. Kind of like the new dress I picked up for Jane: