Take advantage of the rich and bountiful harvest this season with tasty ingredients from your local farmers market.
Savor the sweetness of fresh figs by combining it with a goat cheese mixture atop baguette slices.
Serve rustic Roasted Grape Chutney as an appetizer on a soft white cheese, such as brie, or to accompany roasted poultry or
Impress guests with hearty Grilled Pizza With Steak, Pear, and Arugula. The recipe serves four, so double it to serve six
to eight. Most grills can handle two
Vegetarian or not, you'll love this healthy and satisfying meat-free dish for its delicious sauce: a flavorful combination
of creamy peanut butter, fresh ginger and sweet chili sauce.
Complement tender grilled eggplant with a rich topping that includes crunchy bell peppers, tomatoes, and sweet golden raisins.
This dish pairs well with grilled chicken or served with Italian bread as a meatless entrée.
Leeks look like big green onions and taste like a cross between a mildly flavored onion and garlic. Cut off the root end and
darker portions of the green leaves. Split in half lengthwise, and wash thoroughly before slicing.
Even children will have a hard time resisting the appeal of easy-to-prepare Roasted Cauliflower. Cut the head into "fans,"
drizzle with oil, season, and pop them into the oven.
Carved and decorated, pumpkins bewitchingly greet trick-or-treaters, but their spooky guises don’t stop us from savoring this
treat in dishes such as Stuffed Pumpkin With Cranberry-Raisin Bread Pudding.
This updated Southern classic is made with a creamy herb mixture that has fewer fat grams but still all the flavor of the
heavier traditional recipes.
Pair fresh shallots with frozen whole green beans offer a timesaving shortcut in this speedy recipe. Sautéed in butter with
strips of red bell pepper and shallots, they can easily stand in for fresh – even when company is coming.
The roasted goodness of the sweet potatoes and crispy smoked sausage deliver a pop of flavor in a small bite. Serve Sweet
Potato Squares with Lemon-Garlic Mayonnaise warm or at room temperature.
This comforting soup is made with leftover ham, mashed potatoes, sweet peas, dinner rolls.
This yields more than enough for appetizer-size servings. Divide up the leftovers, and freeze for a last-minute meal.
Dress up traditional pork chops with the fresh flavors of Granny Smith apples and sage.
Recipe: Apple-Sage Stuffed Pork Chops
Chopped fresh cilantro and lime juice give Cabbage Stir-fry a Southwestern kick. The beautiful color and fresh flavor of this
dish will entice even picky eaters.
Ready in 30 Minutes
Broccoli rabe, a bitter, almost-spicy descendant of wild mustard, is actually more closely related to turnips than broccoli. Blanching, before sautéing, mellows out its bitterness and locks in the bright green color.
Replace the restaurant-size scoops of butter and sour cream with these good-for-you toppings.
This savory soup is full of the flavors of fall. Pumpkin and acorn squash are seasoned with honey, thyme, ginger, and nutmeg
for a delicious combination that will be hard to resist.
Ready in 40 Minutes
Easier than an omelet, this hearty Italian egg dish makes enough to feed a family—all in a single skillet. Use any combination of fillings you'd include in a traditional omelet.
You'll be amazed when you bite into this mixture of sweet and savory. Of course, like in all great sandwiches, there's bacon
If you're craving a loaded-out pizza, give this veggie pizza a try! A whole wheat crust topped with roasted sweet potatoes
and other colorful veggies ups the good-for-you-factor without skimping on flavor.
Our Farmers Market Cookbook is filled with more fresh produce recipes, divided into four chapters—Spring Recipes, Summer's Bounty, Autumn Harvest, and
Winter Storehouse. The book also walks you through the farmers market experience and provides a Fresh Produce & Herb Primer
with all the tips you need for selecting the best produce.