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.

Winter Produce Guide

Let the recipes of winter warm you with hardy root vegetables, tangy cranberries, robust greens, and citrus fruits.

Winter Parsnips Guide
Photo: Randy Mayor

Parsnips

This hardy root vegetable enjoys cool climates—it requires frost to convert its starches to sugars and to develop its sweet, nutty flavor.

To select, look for small to medium-sized parsnips with beige skin. They should be blemish-free and firm.

Recipes:
Pasta with Black Kale, Caramelized Onions, and Parsnips
Roasted Root Vegetables
Chicken and Parsnip Soup
Roasted Vegetable Couscous with Chickpeas and Onion–Pine Nut Topping
Crispy Root Vegetable Latkes with Beet Puree

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