During the Middle Ages, ferns were thought to produce seed only once a year—at midnight on St. John’s Eve (tonight), also called Midsummer Eve. Since seeds couldn’t be seen, they were believed to be invisible, allowing people to become invisible! Read more about fascinating ferns.
Juicy plums are in season! A crostata is a free-form pie or tart that is baked right on a baking sheet instead of in a pie plate. This recipe uses plums, but peaches and/or nectarines work just as well. Mmm!