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.

Fall Sweet Potato Guide

Sweet Potatoes

The two most common types of sweet potatoes are pale-skinned and dark-skinned. The pale sweet potato has a thin, light yellow skin and a pale yellow flesh. After it's cooked, it has a dry, crumbly texture, much like that of a white baked potato, and its flavor is not sweet. The darker variety has a thicker skin and a bright orange flesh that's very sweet and moist when cooked.

To select, look for small to medium-sized tubers with few bruises and smooth skin.

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Butter-Pecan Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Twice-Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Chipotle
Lasagna with Fall Vegetables, Gruyère and Sage Béchamel
Traditional Sweet Potato Casserole

See More: Our Best Sweet Potato Recipes

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