What’s in Season: November

Rain soaked orange and yellow leaves plaster the ground, the days get shorter and shorter and blustery winds make you zip up your jacket and tighten your scarf. It’s November, the month where we start hunkering down and diving into the comfort foods of winter.

A flickering candle can help to brighten a dark morning, and a colorful bowl of soup made with local squash is the perfect antidote to a gray afternoon. This is a month of chopping into bright winter squash and sautéing leafy greens. The occasional pumpkin pie doesn’t hurt either.

Here’s a list of a few seasonal November foods to help guide your eating choices. What will you be cooking this month?

What’s in Season: November

Apples

Arugula

Artichokes

Beets

Broccoli

Brussels Sprouts

Cabbage

Cauliflower

Carrots

Celery root

Fennel

Garlic

Kale

Leeks

Mushrooms

Parsnips

Pears

Pumpkin

Squash

Sweet Potatoes

Swiss chard

Turnips

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Some seasonal recipes to try:

Beet and Carrot Caraway Fritters

How to Make Dried Apples

Carrot Top Pesto

Pumpkin Chocolate Bars

What’s In Season is a monthly roundup of… wait for it… what’s in season. Now granted, doing a list of what’s in season is a little hard – I don’t have the exact GPS coordinates of every single reader. But I am going to base this off of my own experience and what I’m currently buying and eating, so we’re talking Northern Hemisphere, which accounts for a lot of you readers. You may not find all of the things at the in season list at your local market, but at least it will give you a good idea of what would be good to put on your plate.

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