Eat Seasonally in August: Cooking and Baking With Fresh Figs

Each month, we feature a seasonal ingredient. Fresh figs are delicious, nutritious, and go perfectly with goat cheese in appetizers, desserts, and on pizza.

While fall may be approaching, it’s still summertime now, and plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables are in season. The markets are full of corn on the cob, tomatoes, and peaches. But if you want to try something different, consider adding fresh figs to your recipe rotation this month. Keep reading to learn more about what makes figs so good […]

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Eat Seasonally in July: Eggplant Recipes

Dark, glossy eggplant starts to appear in the produce sections and at farmers’ markets about this time every summer. It’s a standby ingredient for turning Italian classics into vegetarian meals, like Eggplant Parmigiana and Eggplant Lasagna. Other well-known eggplant recipes include baba ganoush, ratatouille, and moussaka. Eggplant is also perfect for when you’re grilling vegetables as a side dish. If […]

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Countdown to Summer: Last-Minute Memorial Day Menu Ideas

Need ideas for your Memorial Day menu? Whether the skies are clear or cloudy, you and your guests will enjoy nibbling, grilling, and sipping together.

Of course Memorial Day is meant to honor those who died in service of our country, but it has also become an opportunity to gather friends and family and celebrate the unofficial arrival of summer. Need ideas for your Memorial Day menu? We’ve gathered someĀ of our favorite ideas for nibbling, grilling, and sipping, right here in one helpful post. Whether […]

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