5 Dishes Straight from the Garden

Whether you gather food from your own garden or stock up at the local farmers' market, there's no better time to create a menu with crisp vegetables, sweet watermelon, and juicy blackberries.

Aïoli with Young Vegetables
Aïoli with Young Vegetables
Aioli with Young Vegetables The success of this simple dish depends on the freshness of the vegetables; just out of the garden is best. See the recipe for Aioli with Young Vegetables »Christopher Hirsheimer
See the RecipeLisa Charles
Pasta Primavera
The freshest vegetables of the season are the secret to infusing this Italian classic with color and flavor.Christopher Hirsheimer
Blackberry Pie
Blackberry Pie
The blackberry filling for this pie is flavored with lemon and nutmeg.Nicole Franzen
Watermelon, Feta, and Olive Salad
Watermelon, Feta, and Olive Salad
In this summer salad, watermelon serves as a sweet counterpoint to the briny pungency of feta and olives.André Baranowski