seasonal

Ease Into Fall Properly: Shake Up A Few Cool Weather Cocktails

Nothing preps for fall weather like day drinking
Sep 21, 2013 2:00 pm

These delicious fall cocktail recipes feature a little pine needle, a drop of maple syrup, a dash of cinnamon, garnish with a fallen leaf, etc. Don't garnish with a fallen leaf, you don't know where it's been. But definitely enjoy these fall cockails as reasonably as possible. 

What Is Savory?

Summer savory's the garden herb of the season
Aug 20, 2013 3:30 pm

We're not here to discuss whether savory is a good name for a garden herb. It doesn't really taste savory — that's umami's job — because it's, that's right, a garden herb. It tastes astringent, grassy, slightly floral, spicy and herbal, not unlike marjoram or thyme. Now that we've gotten that out of the way, why's it called savory and how is it used? 

Our 20 Best Dessert Recipes Starring Fresh Fruit

Sweet and frozen treats featuring seasonal fruit
Jul 14, 2013 10:01 am

There's no better time of year to load up on fresh fruit recipes, and we've got a sweet tooth that just won't quit. Take advantage of sweet, seasonal stone fruit, ripe berries, juicy mangos and creamy avocados with our top 20 fruit-forward desserts. Is that a peach-bourbon cheesecake down there? Yes, it is.   

5 Juicy Strawberry Recipes, Now In Season!

Sweet ways to treat those great strawberries right
Jun 8, 2013 2:01 pm

Can we share a fruit-based sentiment? Strawberries are the greatest. Need specifics? We've got 14 things you probably don't know about the sweet red flavor bomb. Take your newfound knowledge for a spin with these strawberry recipes and start making the most of the summer fruit season. Need motivation? Winter fruit. 

 

     

    New York: Ramp Fest Preview, Featuring Wilson Costa of Gigi Hudson Valley

    Talking ramps, seasonal cooking with noted chef
    May 3, 2013 11:01 am

    This Saturday is Ramp Fest in Hudson, New York, where some of the upstate NY region's best chefs will gather to celebrate this early spring bloomer, cooking ramps into all sorts of dishes. We talk to one such chef, Wilson Costa of Gigi Hudson Valley. Ramps!

    10 Recipes We're Looking Forward To Cooking This Spring

    Spring veggies are making their way to the market
    Mar 16, 2013 2:02 pm

    For the past couple of weeks we've been dropping by the farmers market, impatiently awaiting the arrival of spring veggies. We've had our fair share of roots, cabbage and cauliflower, now it's time for snap peas, asparagus and artichokes! This week, we noticed the first crop of asparagus stalks pop up on the stands. Needless to say, we started compiling recipes well in advance. Here are 10 of our very favorites. 

    Are You Ready For The First Cherry Tomatoes Of The Season?

    Ugh, can winter be over yet? Tomato porn may help
    Mar 11, 2013 1:01 pm

    We're in the Food Republic Test Kitchen today, in the industrial wilds of the Gowanus section of Brooklyn. What're we cooking? Well, meats, root vegetables, maybe some fish. Why? BECAUSE IT'S STILL WINTER! We're anxiously awaiting the arrival of some proper vegetables at our farmers markets, but it seems a long way off. Here's a teaser for spring though...

    10 Things You Should Know About Dungeness Crab, Currently In Season

    West Coast delicacy popping up on menus everywhere
    Feb 27, 2013 10:01 am

    The Dungeness crab is the undisputed king of the West Coast. The six-legged crustacean is a popular delicacy while in season, a period that begins in early December and generally runs through the spring. Here are 10 things to know about Dungeness crabs.

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