Seasonal Eating – April

As we head out of the treacherous March weather, more crops are coming into season. This means that your free time is going to vanish at an alarming rate as you try to keep up with what produce starts appearing on the shelves! * New this month Asparagus * beets – roots and greens Green […]

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Seasonal Eating – March

Continuing my ongoing series on eating and canning seasonally, what’s new for March? As the weather is still treacherous, only robust stuff is coming into season. Thankfully there’s more to choose from this month: * New this month *Asparagus Green Cabbage Fingerling carrots Peas Scallions / green / spring onions *Spinach Turnip Greens – turnip […]

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Seasonal Eating – February

Here we are, in the spiteful last days of winter. Surely not much can be in season just now? Actually… no. Not much. February is pretty much the same as January, so pull up your stock pot, make a hug pot of stew or soup, and hide from the snow 🙂

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Seasonal Eating – January

As we pull out of the depths of winter, there is relatively little that is in season just now, mainly root vegetables. But if you ever wanted an excuse to pickle carrots, now is the time to do it. IN SEASON IN JANUARY Green cabbage Carrots Peas Scallions / green onions / spring onions Turnip […]

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Eating seasonally

in the developed world we have the unparalleled privilege of being able to eat pretty much any fruit or vegetable irrespective of season. The downside to this is that the out-of-season produce has to be shipped to us from halfway around the world at great financial and fossil fuel cost. We, the developed world, need […]

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