5 Ways To Savor Soft-Shell Crabs Right Now

This seasonal treat won't be around forever!
May 2, 2014 1:30 pm
recipes for soft shell crabs

It's time for one of our favorite seasonal specialties! Brush up on the basics of prepping and cooking soft-shell crabs and dive into any of the recipes below. And heck, because the season's so short we included a few recipes that would benefit from a fried soft-shell crab instead of whatever crab was listed when these guys weren't in prime season.

Know These 12 Citrus Varieties And When They Are In Season

The difference between cara cara, murcott, Seville
Mar 12, 2014 10:00 am

Head to your local grocery store, really anytime is good but particularly in late-winter, and you will find an abundance of tangerines, grapefruits, clementines and oranges lining the shelves. We hit the Fairway in Chelsea and bought everything in sight. Here’s what we found out about each of these 12 orange varieties.

What's In Season In Early January? Pears, White Beets, Cranberries, Potatoes.

What to buy, plus a pear salad with kale recipe!
Jan 6, 2014 10:00 am

Eating local during the winter usually involves digging into your supply of canned vegetables and fruit, yet surprisingly, you can also find a lot of fresh stuff this time of year. The full story, plus an incredible pear salad with roasted kale, arugala, parsnip and almonds — courtesy of Northern Spy Food's Hadley Schmitt — after the jump.

Recipes In Season: 30 Things To Cook In December

Spuds and root veggies, stouts, melted cheese
Dec 5, 2013 4:00 pm

When it comes to cold weather, we're only too happy to braise, roast, spike and of course, cover with cheese and bake or broil. Just because there's not a tomato in sight doesn't mean seasonal produce can't be found — fans of cruciferous vegetables, taters, roots and yes, cooking with beer can all rejoice. This is your chance to shine in the kitchen. Check out 30 of our favorite seasonal dishes to cook in December.

What's The Difference Between Fall And Winter Beers?

Drink fall seasonals through winter. Here's why.
Nov 29, 2013 2:30 pm

The end of Thanksgiving is the official start of the holiday season, so yay for presents, traditions, great food and of course, great beer. If you haven’t already spotted them, in a few weeks you’ll be inundated with seasonals that have “winter” in their name. Don’t be fooled by the packaging. We have some advice.

DIY: 3 Seasonal Fall Liqueurs To Make In Your Kitchen

Autumn fruit liqueurs to keep around through winter
Nov 19, 2013 5:30 pm

Step back from the pumpkin beer for just a second, and sip on a glass of pure cold-weather goodness. We've infused vodka 3 ways so far this fall, each one more delicious than the last. Check out our step-by-step how-to guides so you have no reason not to bust out a bottle of pumpkin hooch all Harry Potter-style and be the hero of the fall cocktail party.

10 Sweet Fall Treats You Should Make At Home

Dive into our favorite seasonal fall desserts
Nov 13, 2013 12:00 pm

Fall is a great season for desserts. While we don't have the peak-season fresh fruit of the summer, we have things like apples, caramel, caramel-covered apples, apples filled with caramel...uh...pumpkin stuff. You know, fall desserts — they're awesome. Pumpkin pie filling is practically a dessert in itself. We just really want to push these amazing boozy caramel apple Jell-O shots on you.

Drink These Fall 2013 Specialty Release Beers On A Chilly Night

Warm up with these limited release seasonal beers
Nov 7, 2013 2:00 pm

We're all about the seasonal changing of colors and temperatures, and the same can be said of the beers we’re looking forward to as the colder weather kicks in. It’s time for a little fall cleaning, so finish off those summer blondes and fruit beers to make room for darker, richer styles. Though some of best brews are strictly brewery-only, here are some special releases out now you can look for.


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