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.

Five-Star Spring Produce

Check out top-rated recipes for seasonal faves.

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Head to your local farmer's market or U-pick, and, depending on your latitude, you can get fresh strawberries in peak season from mid-April to early June. If you can muster the willpower not to eat them all straight out of the container, try one of the recipes below.

Strawberries with Crunchy Almond Topping
Meringues with Fresh Strawberries and Chocolate Mascarpone
Strawberry Mint Ice Cream
Brunch Parfaits

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25 Best Vegetarian

Whether you have made the full vegetarian plunge or just want to mix it up, sans the meat, once a week, these healthy, meatless main dishes will have you swooning.

Fontal Polenta with Mushroom Sauté