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.

In Season: Spring

Learn about some of our favorite springtime foods.

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Spring Vegetables and Fruits: Peas

Spring Clean Your Diet

Fresh fruits and vegetables abound during the spring, so make room for these nutritional powerhouses.

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Strawberry Layer Cake

Spring Strawberry Recipes

Just-picked strawberries star in seven irresistable recipes.

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Roast Chicken with Smashed New Potatoes and Garlicky Jus

Chicken & Spring Veggies

Tender and fresh, spring produce is a great partner to chicken. Find eight recipes featuring the two, plus our tips for choosing and using spring vegetables.

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Asparagus

Guide to Asparagus

The beauty of these elegant spears is their versatility. They also shine when briefly boiled and seasoned.

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Artichokes

Guide to Artichokes

Fresh artichokes have a nutty flavor and firm, meaty texture that surpasses their jarred counterparts. The extra prep is worth it.

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Asparagus

5-Star Spring Produce

Check out top-rated recipes for seasonal faves.

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Carrots

Guide to Carrots

Freshly-harvested carrots are full of earthy sweetness. And they’re easy to grow!

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Rethink Radishes

Radish Recipes

Rediscover this crisp, colorful, and peppery root in 20 of our favorite radish dishes.

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Peas

Guide to Peas

Whether snow, snap, or shelling types, sweet little peas are a treat. Peas, please!

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Artichokes with Roasted Garlic-Wine Dip Recipes

Favorite Artichoke Recipes

From creamy dips to tasty pasta dishes, find some of our favorite recipes for globe and baby artichokes.

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Lady holding salmon

Salmon School

A chef, lodge owner, and cooking instructor shares her love of wild Alaskan fish.

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Healthy Browned Butter Asparagus Recipe

Cooking with Asparagus

Don't miss out on all the ways to enjoy one of spring's brightest stars.

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Morel Mushrooms

Choice Ingredient: Morel Mushrooms

These forest dwellers are a springtime delicacy.

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Shaved Carrot and Zucchini Salad

Carrot Recipes

A sure sign of spring, carrots can be used in a variety of recipes from soups and side dishes to desserts.

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Chile-Lime Pineapple with Cardamom-Lime Ice Cream

In Season: Pineapple

Tickle your palate with a taste of the tropics.

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Radishes

Guide to Radishes

Rediscover this crisp, colorful root. In the garden, the search for the first fat jewels is a treasure hunt.

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Strawberry-Lemon Shortcakes Recipes

20 Strawberry Recipes

From salsa to strawberry shortcake, find 20 ways to enjoy this irresistible fruit this season.

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Lettuce, Endive, Radicchio

Guide to Lettuce, Endive, and Radicchio

These greens are an excellent opportunity to add color and crunch to your meals.

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Lemony Grilled Shrimp Salad

Arugula Salad Recipes

Spice up your salad with these light and appetizing arugula recipes!

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Fava Beans

In Season: Fava Beans

Discover the legume that’s been a Mediterranean mainstay for centuries.

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Cooking with Spinach

Spinach Recipes

Mild and healthy spinach won't overpower already-flavorful recipes and makes for a powerful ingredient in salads, dips, and more.

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Rhubarb

In Season: Rhubarb

Fruit or vegetable, either way, it adds zest to sweet and savory dishes.

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Blackened Halibut with Remoulade

In Season: Halibut

Halibut’s universal appeal and mild quality make it a good companion for a host of ingredients.

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Arugula

Guide to Arugula

This small leaf may look delicate but it packs a peppery punch that intensifies as it grows.

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Healthy Recipes with Peas

Cooking with Peas

Fresh peas are the star of these healthy and tasty recipes.

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Fruit of the Desert - Cactus

Fruit of the Desert

Long a stable of Mexican cooking, cactus is growing more popular north of the border--for tasty reasons.

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Strawberries

Guide to Strawberries

The summer months bring the delicious juiciness and sweet fragrance and flavor of in-season strawberries.

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Spinach

Guide to Spinach

The mild flavor of spinach makes it wonderfully adaptable to a range of uses in the kitchen (whether raw or cooked).

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All-Star Medley of Leeks

All-Star Medley of Leeks

Try adding leeks to risottos, salads, gratins, and stews. You'll be glad you did.

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