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13 Recipes To Sub In Those Awesome Farmers Market Pea Shoots

Sweet, curly, crisp pea shoots on the table tonight
Jun 5, 2014 2:30 pm

Those pea shoots won't be around forever, farmers market fans! The sweet, curly, tender leaves and stems of the pea plant are a treat to be savored this time of year. Substitute them in for any recipe that calls for another tender green like watercress, arugula, spinach or broccoli rabe and eat your peas like a true seasonal food lover.

Fava Bean Salad With Pickled Ramps And Goat Cheese Recipe

Brighten up your salad with seasonal fava beans
May 1, 2014 2:30 pm
Photo: Francoise Villeneuve

Ramps have a pretty short season, but when they’re here come spring, they’re on every restaurant menu. Its leaves are versatile, adding a garlicky heat to pesto, vinaigrettes and other sauces. The ramp's bulb is even more pungent than the leaves. Even though they lack the leaves' gorgeous emerald green color, their texture makes for a fabulous pickle. 

30 Recipes We Can't Wait To Cook This Spring

Spoiler: a lot of fresh vegetables are involved
Mar 20, 2014 1:00 pm

We'd go so far to say as spring has popped its head out. Well, at least in the form of asparagus, but that means that a vast bounty of the best green vegetables of the year are on their way to the markets. Here's a refresher course on the fresher course: 30 of our favorite springy, green, veggie-packed dishes for pasta fiends, salad fanatics, trigger-happy grillmasters and anyone else who's ever loved a fava bean.

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.

8 Recipes To Celebrate Early Asparagus Season

Those slim green stalks are starting to pop up!
Mar 11, 2014 12:00 pm

Anyone else see the first asparagus of the spring popping up in markets? We had a collective mini-meltdown of happiness when those generous bundles of sharp points and slim stalks edged out the fiberous fatties, so we're celebrating with our 8 favorite asparagus recipes. Expect these on our dinner tables until September or so. 

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.

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.

We're Posting A Thanksgiving Recipe Every Day This Month

Starting...now! Happy November, T-day enthusiasts!
Nov 1, 2013 12:00 pm

Well, you'll have to wait for the standing rib roast and turkeys, but here's a tantalizing slice of food porn to whet your appetite. Yes, it's November, take down all that spooky Halloween crap til next year and let's get down to business: Thanksgiving, the biggest feast of the year, is in four weeks. What are you going to do about it? Check out some of last year's coverage for an idea of how we're blowing it out of the water this Thanksgiving.

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