Best season to travel to Boston

Fiddleheads

Have you ever tried eating ferns? In Boston, this green delicacy is quite a popular ingredient

Fiddleheads in Boston - Best Time
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Dana Moos

These weird, green things are young ferns harvested and sold in local markets for a short period in early spring. Locals enjoy them in various dishes, added to salads, pasta, risotto, or omelettes.

Fiddleheads in Boston - Best Season

Though the season is rather short, some clever housewives pickle fiddleheads for later, and Boston's latecomers may have another chance to try them.