A Writer's 21st Century Memoir.

What’s in Season

Have you ever wondered why some fruits and vegetables take better and seem fresher during certain parts of the year? Well eating locally grown produce and purchasing food during their designated seasons will help you gather the best-tasting fruits and veggies for all your dishes.

winter foods

Photo by penguincakes via Flickr

Available During Fall
Broccoli (although it can grow in year-round climates)
Broccoli Raabe/Rapini
Celery
Onions
Pears
Persimmons
Potatoes
Apples
Radicchio
Sweet Potatoes
Turnips
Treviso

Available During Winter
Brussels Sprouts
Cabbage
Cardoons
Clementines
Leeks
Parsnips
Pommelos
Rutabagas
Shallots

Available Fall and Winter
Belgian Endive
Cauliflower (Although It Can Grow In Year-Round Climates)
Curly Endive/Frisée
Escarole
Horseradish
Jerusalem Artichokes/Sunchokes
Winter Squash

Available Winter and Spring
Grapefruit
Kiwis
Kohlrabi
Lemons And Meyer Lemons
Tangerines

Available Fall Through Spring
Beets
Celeriac/Celery Root
Chicories
Fennel
Kale

For more meal ideas, and veggie tips, check out my book, “The Beginners Guide to Becoming a Vegetarian,” on Amazon.

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