And if you asked any devotee of fresh ingredients how he or she feels right now about the last bit of the year before the new stuff comes in, that person would tell you that smitten kitchen said it already. "What she said." That's what the longers for harvest and eaters of produce would tell you. Rather unusually good asparagus this year notwithstanding,
I am small and petty and the Greenmarket is so devoid of anything but root vegetables — and also vegetables that grow in the ground and would you like some potatoes? We have crates and crates.
— I’m incapable of being happy for you.