It’s Asparagus Season!

When of spring's most delicious delicacies, asparagus, is now available at local farmers markets. Here's you'll find delicious recipes from the Seasonal Pantry archives.

By | March 24th, 2014|2 Comments

Fresh Favas: Enjoy Them Now

In today's Seasonal Pantry, which you can read here, I talk about one of the season's fleeting treats, fresh fava beans. In that column I offer two recipes, Spring Caprese and A Simple Spring Risotto, and promise to post links to some of my other favorite ways to enjoy favas, [...]

By | May 2nd, 2012|3 Comments

Fresh From Our Farmers: Green String Farm & Institute

On Sunday afternoon, as shadows grew long and the wind had me reaching for a warm scarf, the parking lot of Green String Farms was bustling with cars, customers coming and going, arms full of spring’s early harvest. The farm store is surrounded by “U-Dig” flower starts, vegetable [...]

By | April 2nd, 2012|0 Comments

Dungeness Crab: A How-To Guide, with Recipes

For the most succulent Dungeness crab, cook it yourself. Eat This Now's step-by-step instructions make it easy. Honest.

By | December 2nd, 2011|15 Comments

Update: A sensual seasonal dinner, in less than an hour

When you have good ingredients at hand and a basic knowledge of what to do with them, the only thing more pleasurable than the cooking of them is the sensual delights they offer at the table.

By | May 26th, 2011|2 Comments

UPDATE: Fresh From Our Farmers: Santa Rosa

You'll find delicious spring delicacies--asparagus, nettles, rhubarb, mushrooms and more--along with an abundance of delicious eggs at the Santa Rosa Original Certified Farmers Markets, which takes place on both Wednesday and Saturday mornings.

By | April 30th, 2011|5 Comments

What’s Your Favorite Mustard?

When mustard flowers blanket the fields and meadows of northern California, it is impossible not to think of mustard, one of the world's most popular condiments. Share your favorites here, where you will find delicious spring recipes from the Seasonal Pantry archives.

By | April 3rd, 2011|14 Comments

Why the price of produce has soared

Why pay a premium for out-of-season produce when local crops are by definition in season and delicious? Eat This Now looks at the soaring price of produce and features recipes perfect for the season.

By | February 17th, 2011|8 Comments