Category Archives: a guide to seasonal foods

WINTER INSPIRATION: CITRUS

Winter Inspiration: Citrus

I’ve been holding out for this post for months. Citrus makes me happy, and it’s one of those things that redeems January. (And apparently, January is National Citrus Month.) I mean, those colors! Those flavors! That vibrance! That alone is reason enough to make peace with the month. And I had it in mind to […]

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A FARM IN PENNSYLVANIA, AND A FARMERS’ MARKET IN CALIFORNIA

Piggie eating flowers

(It’s true! Pigs do like to munch on flowers.) One of my main goals this summer is to visit a lot of farmers’ markets and the farms that give them so much life. I’m off to a great start: two weekends ago I found myself at the huge, celebrated Davis Farmers’ Market in Davis, Ca. […]

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THE SEPTEMBER SEASONAL FOOD GUIDE

SEPTEMBER SEASONAL FOOD GUIDE

September is an interesting month. We still have nearly all of summer’s bounty, but the cooling weather trends and shorter days lead us towards the starchy comforts of cozy fall foods. This month we’ll bridge that divide by showcasing late summer’s best and brightest in the trappings of fall’s coziest foods. September is also classically […]

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The August Seasonal Food Guide

The August Seasonal Food Guide

Hello August! A month dedicated to well-deserved getaways, picnics at the beach, county fairs, dog days, hot (August) nights, cruising with the top down, rodeos, reunions and reunion tours. It’s all here: the stone fruits, the peppers, the melons, the tomatoes, the berries, the magic. Dig on in. And get out of town. ——— WATERMELON: […]

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THE JULY SEASONAL FOOD GUIDE

The July Seasonal Food Guide

Ah, summer! Summer summer summer. As mentioned in last month’s guide, it will be impossible to get through the amazingly abundant produce overflowing at markets everywhere. And this is exciting. The stone fruits are at their peak, the strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries are in full force or close to it, the tomatoes are coming […]

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