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: Winter

From hearty root vegetables to bright, sweet citrus, winter produce offers a surprising range of flavors. Get inspired by these recipes.

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Healthy Winter Produce

Winter Produce Guide

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

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Quinoa-Stuffed Squash Recipe

Winter Squash Recipes

Impressive on the table. Sweet and rich on the palate. Behold the squash. Then cook it.

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Kale

Guide to Kale

Kale’s somewhat bitter flavor shines when raw, baked, sautéed, or stewed.

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Farfalle with Sausage, Cannellini Beans, and Kale Recipe

23 Kale Recipes

Bursting with nutrients, kale makes a tasty addition to soups, casseroles, or even simply sautéed as a side dish.

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Citrus

Guide to Citrus

The tangy, sweet, vibrantly fresh flavors of lemons, limes, grapefruit, and oranges add life and lightness to any dish.

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Orange-Mustard Glazed Pork Chops

Citrus Recipes

Add the best of the season's zest to a variety of recipes for a citrus dish you won't soon forget.

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Persimmons in Perspective

Persimmons in Perspective

Make the most of one of wintertime's best fruits.

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Brussels Sprouts

Guide to Brussels Sprouts

This vegetable has a reputation for bitterness, but when properly cooked, sprouts offer complex flavor with a subtle crunch.

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Blood Orange

In Season: Blood Oranges

Gory name aside, this is one of the tastiest members of the orange family.

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It's all downhill—in ease and versatility—when you cook with butternut squash.

Butternut Squash

Enjoy the versatile squash in both savory and sweet dishes.

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Pomegranate Power

Pomegranate Power

They’ve been celebrated since the time of Aphrodite for their beauty, sublime taste, and superior health benefits.

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Our Best Brussels Sprouts Recipes

Brussels Sprouts Recipes

Don’t want to eat your Brussels sprouts? Here are 24 recipes that will make them irresistibly good.

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In Season: Parsnips

In Season: Parsnips

This often-overlooked root vegetable brings new flavor to all sorts of dishes.

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Winter Squash

Guide to Winter Squash

Butternut squash, acorn squash, spaghetti squash, and pumpkins rarely have a pristine appearance. But as they cook, they become sweet and rich on the palate, while holding a gorgeous autumn hue.

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Kumquats

In Season: Kumquats

This unique winter citrus towers above the crowd―despite its small size and funny name.

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Jicama

Jicama

Delicious raw and cooked, this sweet, nutty root adds a cool crunch to salads and stir-fries.

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Satsuma Oranges

In Season: Satsuma Oranges

Prized for sweet, tender, and juicy flesh, satsuma oranges show their potential in a wide range of dishes.

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Clementine

In Season: Clementines

These delightful citrus fruits from Spain have found a happy home in America.

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