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Come fall, winter squash are everywhere in farmer's markets and grocery stores, stacked everywhere like an odd assortment of mutant pumpkins. Don't be daunted: pear-shaped butternuts, the best of these vitamin-packed powerhouses, are dense-fleshed and enticingly sweet--plus, they keep well and are available long after summer's bounty has dwindled. This velvety-rich soup gets added sweetness from a bit of maple syrup, and buttery crunch from toasted pecans. Delicious.
See what fruits and vegetables come into season during spring, and find recipes that maximize their fresh flavor. In-season fruits and vegetables taste better, and are better for the environment, since produce doesn't have to be shipped all the way from the southern hemisphere. You also have a better chance of finding organic goods, which are better for your family.
Fruits are high on the list of foods we should be eating more of each day. The next time you're walking through the produce aisle, try something new rather than reaching for a familiar fruit. Here are some of the different fruits you may find at your local grocer.
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Here's a quick, one-pot meal that makes the most of spring greens: asparagus, two types of sweet pea, and mint all get folded into a delicious dish that pops with the flavors of lemon and feta and the crunch of pumpkin seeds. Serve the dish hot or cold, as a side dish or main dish, and vary the veggies according to the season: make it with tomatoes, corn, and basil in the summer, or with winter squash in cold weather -- just be sure that everything is cooked before you add the couscous, as this is a more-or-less instant grain.
Veggie-filled frittatas are delightfully quick, versatile, and inexpensive. Here, cheerful summer squash is paired with the summery flavors of pesto -- basil, parmesan, and pine nuts -- though you could substitute a spoonful of prepared pesto if you have some handy. If your garden or market is spilling over with other vegetables, use them instead, cooked and added to the eggs with an herb and cheese of your choice.
Late summer's bounty of peppers and herbs combine with smoky cheese to make this unusually flavorful pizza. Of course, you can use store-bought pizza dough or pizza crust. You could even doctor a pizzeria pizza, if you're feeling especially averse to cooking: add any other vegetables you have on hand, including cooked potato slices, fresh tomatoes, sautéed summer squash, or steamed greens. And don't forget the sprinkling of fresh herbs, which adds a powerful punch of flavor.