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december produce

December: Pick Now!

How did December get here so damn fast? In the flurry of all your shopping, glass clinking and nibbling treats by the gallon, don’t forget that December offers so many treasures that make for fresh and tasty meals.

november flowers

November: Pick Now!

November is such a celebratory food month; I’m excited to share the latest Pick Now! calendar listing all the wonderful produce and flowers that are in season right now.

sliced pizza

Flatbread with Grilled Peaches and Arugula

I know, I know, more peaches. Hang in there with me, because this flatbread is scrumptious, which in the Val adjective ladder is a step up from my usual favorite, delicious.

harvest summer

July: Pick Now!

With abundant offerings, vibrant colors and a true sweetness that permeates everything from peaches to even the largest zucchini.

peaches

June: Pick Now!

If you’re heading to the farmers market this morning here’s a list of the best that June has to offer, it’s a great month.

bowl of blueberries

Best of the Season: Blueberries

These are one of May’s showstoppers, here’s how to select the best of the best blueberries and my favorite thing to do with them.

kohlrabi

Roasted Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi is an often-overlooked winter veggie that deserves more attention. I find it delicious whether raw or roasted, boiled or mashed.