Food

Seasonal recipes and food preservation tips.

Chef’s Kitchen: Late-Summer Recipes with Heirlooms

By Lawrence Davis-Hollander

September is the time to savor the best specimens from the heirloom garden.


The Cider Trail

By Andrew Weidman

This fall, embark on your own country quest for the season's homegrown, homemade comestibles that can lead to wonderful a fall cider.


A Ukrainian Christmas Eve

By Jeff Nekola and Linda Fey

Learn about Ukraine, its cultural traditions, and, most delicious of all, learn about vegan Ukrainian Christmas food.


Grazing on Local Beauty: Cooking from the Forest

By Chef Quintin Eason

Change your view on the term “local food” from restaurants and processed foods to forest-grown foods and natural greens.


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Making Farmers Markets Sparkle at Holiday Time

By Helen Nielsen

An organization of retired Santas are working together to make farmers markets more happy, healthy, and festive for children and their families during the holiday season.


The Bear Path Squash

By Williams Woys Weaver

A food historian details recovering a "lost" Pennsylvania Dutch Heirloom squash.


A Guide to Commonly Available Edible Flowers

Dozens of common garden plants produce edible flowers; check out this guide for tips on harvesting and using them in your kitchen.


An Introduction to Edible Flowers

By Randel A. Agrella

Please eat the daisies! Many flowers are not only edible, but full of phytonutrients that promote health and general well-being.