Raita is an Indian yogurt dish that can be made with many different types of vegetables - cucumber, tomato, potato, spinach, but radish is one I come back to over and over again. I never would have thought to put radish in this dish if not for my mother giving me the idea.
Unless you've been living under a rock, you've probably noticed pumpkin products are popping up everywhere. One thing is for sure: I'm loving the trend! Act fast -- pumpkin is only in season from September through November, so start stocking your pantry now.
Think nice, crispy chips can't be part of a healthy diet? Think again! The crispness of fall is in the air, and it should be in your food, too, in the form of delicious chips made from seasonal, locally-grown foods.
Typically, Mother Nature reveals herself one treasure at a time -- this year it is an explosion of near-simultaneous arrival. Every farmer is shaking his or her head, just wondering what lies ahead this season.
I really wanted to let the grapefruit flavor be, unabashedly, what it is: tangy, floral, sweet, and with a little bitter zing. What better way to let those qualities come out than to make a grapefruit sorbet?
In the northeast, we talk about field to fork in under 24 hours and can truly appreciate the enhanced flavor profile of freshly picked, quickly eaten produce. To eat oranges this fresh made the long trip out west even more rewarding.
Healthy choices allow us to remain positive and well. But healthy needn't mean deprivation or struggle. Through mindful eating we can choose seasonal foods that promote wellbeing and fully enjoy the depth of their flavors.
Here are some of the simplest, most satisfying, no-nonsense ways to turn asparagus and other fresh produce that will soon arrive into meals. Because it'll be too nice outside to worry about it too much.