What's in Season?

Winter, spring, summer, and fall each offer their own unique fruits and vegetables for distinct seasonal flavor. Learn to choose and use each season's best.

Fall Produce Guide

When the air turns cool and the trees blaze with color, it's time to fill up your basket and taste the autumn harvest.

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Fall Fig Guide
Photo: Oxmoor House

Figs

You might have noticed that figs made an appearance on our Summer Produce Guide. That's because figs have two seasons: a quick, early summer season and then a main crop starting near the end of summer that continues through the fall.

To select, don't judge by looks alone. A shrunken and wrinkled fig may actually be a better choice than one that looks pristine. Small cracks won't affect the flavor. Also, ripe figs should be heavy for their size.

Recipes:
Pork with Figs and Farro
Caramelized Fresh Figs with Sweet Cream
Granola with Honey-Scented Yogurt and Baked Figs
Warm Salad of Grilled Figs, Grapes, and Bitter Greens
Fresh Fig Focaccia

See More: Fantastic Fig Recipes

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