Whether you are a CSA member or a farmers market devotee, we want to help you make great meals with seasonal, fresh produce. Can’t figure out what to do with those radishes or kohlrabi and various types of squash? This is the place for you.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Taste — the section debuted in the Minneapolis Star on Oct. 1, 1969 — here are 10 classic…
This simple combo — with tomatoes, white beans and avocado — is the perfect summer side dish.
Enjoy the flavors of a Caprese salad in a cold tomato soup perfect for summer.
The colorful ones have the best flavors.
Adapt this recipe to whatever vegetables are in season.
Whether you are a CSA member or a farmers market devotee, we want to help you make great meals with seasonal, fresh produce. Each week, the Star Tribune will be buying a box from different CSAs and looking for the best ways to prepare the food.
Add an avocado-arugula dressing and you are ready to celebrate the season.
The local season of fresh asparagus has begun; enjoy it while it lasts.
From pickles to salsa, this little vegetable heats up mealtime.
Serve up roasted vegetables with this vibrantly colored dip for a seasonal meal.
This may be a first for you: using the shell of fall and winter squash as a baking dish.
Look to the parsnip for this dish and expand your range of veggies.
Feast for a week with inventive leftovers from your holiday meal.
This trio of local specialties make up a simple, but unexpected side dish.
Roasted Butternut Squash With Sizzled Kale and Parmesan Serves 4. Note: Butternut squash’s sweet, earthy flavor is balanced here by kale’s vegetal bitterness. A little…
Start with meat that's cut in uniform pieces, then brown it carefully.
The warming spices work well in a savory dish.
Sweet treats and savory fare become even more flavorful with newly trendy technique.
Delicata Squash Roasts Stuffed With Mushroom Pecan Pâté Serves 4. Note: These stuffed roasts will be the showpiece of the table, and taste as good…
Start by roasting corn on the cob, then adding cumin, coriander and mustard seeds.
Whether with chips or grilled meats, there are plenty of ways to enjoy this easy condiment.
Ever at a loss for what to do with all the kohlrabi in your CSA box? Ever go crazy snapping up food at the farmers market and then wonder, now what? This group is for you.
Spark up your outdoor dining with a new twist on old favorite seasonal dishes.
The tendrils from the plant offer a delicious treat, with a very short season.
This vegetable salad includes the tart flavor of the sumac spice.
The key is to pan-fry the burger, rather than grilling it. And add plenty of seasonings.
Smoked Grape Tomato Tart With Rosemary and Basil Serves 8. Note: To use smoking chips on a gas grill, you need to either buy a…
Wait till later in the season for fresh tomatoes for this salad.
It's always time for soup, and this one taps into the ones suited for the season.
Fresh tuna and roasted veggies add a touch of sophistication to the classic French dish.