Cooking with Local Ingredients

Make the most of the farmer's market with recipes that feature local and seasonal ingredients.
Spring vegetables and fruit
A Monthly Guide to the Northeast's Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables
Hawaii Mountain Apple (Ohi'a 'ai)
Ohi'a 'ai (Hawaii Mountain Apples)
Maitake mushrooms
What Are Maitake Mushrooms?
Pistachio bundt cake
15 Best Recipes Featuring Pistachios
Suya Spice
Suya Spice
Hubbard squash
What Is Hubbard Squash?
Roasted spaghetti squash halves
What Is Spaghetti Squash?
Sweet dumpling squash
What Is Sweet Dumpling Squash?
Yaupon Tea
Yaupon Tea
Seasoned yellow Squash and green zucchini
Types of Zucchini and Summer Squash
pear varieties
10 Varieties of Pears From Anjou to Williams
what are strawberries
What Are Strawberries?
Peaches in a Crate
Guide to Buying, Storing, and Cooking With Peaches
Wild Pacific sockeye salmon in a bucket
What Is Sockeye Salmon?
Crates full of apples
Fall Fruits and Vegetables
different types of fall vegetables
Fall Vegetables
Shelling Beans
pile of tangerines
What's in Season in December?
A halved pomegranate
How to Use Pomegranates
illustration featuring bell peper varietiesq
9 Types of Delicious Sweet Peppers
roasted vegetables on a serving platter
How to Make Roasted Vegetables
Slicing prosciutto
A Complete Guide to Pork Cuts
types of lettuce varieties
Lettuce Varieties
Various squash
15 Winter Squash and Pumpkins Varieties
Bowl of Cherries
How to Remove Cherry Pits Without a Pitter
roasted beets
How to Roast Beets
Three common cabbages: red, green, and savoy
Types of Cabbages From Green to Savoy
Healthy Tossed Lettuce Salad with Tomatoes, Cheese, and Nuts
How to Make Perfect Tossed Green Salads
Types of Bananas
6 Types of Bananas You Need to Know About
Fuyu persimmon growing on a tree
What Are Persimmons?
Black Mission and Adriatic Figs
Type of Figs From Adriatic to Brown Turkeys
New potatoes just harvested, with dirt on them
What Are New Potatoes?
Goose Eggs
Using Goose Eggs in Your Recipes
illustration featuring egg conversions
A Guide to Egg Size Conversions for Recipes
Fresh Peaches
How to Peel Peaches
A cook shucking oysters
Sauces for Fresh Oysters
Whole and halved kumquats
3 Great Ways to Use Kumquats
Muddled Cherries
Muddled Cherries
A plate of raspberry sauce
How to Make a No-Cook Raspberry Sauce
Sautéed Mushrooms
Sautéed Hedgehog Mushrooms
San Francisco Farmers Market
10 Farmers Market Shopping Tips
Fresh Horseradish Root
All About Horseradish
Greens at the Market
Glorious Cooking Greens From Collards to Turnips
A pair of fried white fish
How to Pan-Fry Fish Fillets
Mexico
Unique Mexican Cuisine by City, State, and Region
Halved avocado on tabletop
How to Keep Avocados From Turning Brown
parsnip
What Are Parsnips?
A rainbow of carrots
Taste the Carrot Rainbow
Artichokes
Fresh Spring Fruits and Vegetables
Strawberries in a colander
Washing Strawberries
Bottles of grapefruit and oranges juice with whole fruit on a table
What Is Citric Acid?
what is dino kale
What Is Dinosaur Kale?
california fruits and vegetables by season
California Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables
Homemade Orange Marmalade, on toast
Homemade Orange Marmalade
Illustration depicting three methods to steam green beans
Three Easy Ways to Steam Green Beans
cutting strawberries and placing them into boxes
The Best Ways to Store Strawberries
Carrots
How to Steam Carrots
Sugar Cubes and Jar
All About White Sugar
Mussels In a Bowl
How to Cook Mussels
Chicories such as endive, radicchio, curly endive, and escarole
What Are Chicories?