For this issue, we asked our contributors, “What have you learned lately?” Click on the pictures for their answers and links to their websites.


Elizabeth Doherty

I’ve discovered that a vegetable fresh from your garden can be a revelation. Even something you think you know as well as a carrot can surprise you with its aromatic, earthy sweetness. Spinach and lettuce can have remarkably complex flavors—not merely texture. And forgive me, but please don’t ask to share my peas.