Posts Tagged ‘ in season ’

What Would Betty Do Logo Seasonal Eats: November

The Tiny Kitchen Assistant loves pomegranate. Of course he does. Why wouldn’t he love a fruit that’s a complete pain to prepare? But things have gotten so much easier — and my clothes are much less spattered with red juice blotches — since I discovered the underwater seed removal method. Believe me when I tell […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo What’s in Season? July

Our produce remains on an odd schedule because of this year’s strange weather in northern California, which of course only points out how utterly spoiled we are during most seasons. The stone fruits are still so-so, our corn still hasn’t appeared at the market (almost a month late!) and our tomatoes look anemic. However, we’ve […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo What’s in Season? June

It’s June 1, even though it doesn’t feel like it in the Bay Area where yesterday it was 58 degrees and raining. (Today is only marginally better, but at least the temperatures have hit the 60s. Barely.) We seem to have misplaced Spring this year. I’m hoping for a rapid jump to summer because my […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo What’s in Season? May

Spring is here! Spring is here! The strawberry vendors are offering samples, the cherries are flowing freely and the tomatoes look beautiful. It’s a wonderful time at the market. Vegetables Artichokes Asian greens Asparagus Broccoli Carrots Cauliflower Cucumber Kale Leeks Lettuce Mushrooms Onions Peas Peppers Potatoes Spinach Tomatoes Fruits Apricots Cherries Cantaloupe Nectarines Peaches Plums […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo What’s in Season? April

The Tiny Kitchen Assistant and I went back east for a family visit in early February. I wanted to stop by the supermarket to buy some produce and milk for my 92-year-old Nana. “Why don’t we just go to the market and get her the good stuff?” the Assistant asked. Oh baby, we are so […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo What’s In Season? March

In California, March is when we start to teeter on the edge of Spring. It taunts us. Market sellers hawk the first strawberries, but you know that they’re no better-tasting than the ones from the supermarket because they’re not yet offering samples; samples and Spring officially kick off in April. Towards the end of the […] Read More