Planning a 100-mile holiday celebration isn’t just fun, it’s also pretty simple if you think seasonal and traditional.
[recipe] Poulet au Riesling, a traditional Alsatian dish, and our first entry in this year's Dark Days Eat Local Challenge.
Panna Cotta with Wild Blueberries
Basil-garlic mayonnaise elevates the humble BLT to a thing of beauty.
Black-bottom peach-almond tart for those who still long for summer treats
Easy one-egg omelet stuffed with Stupice tomatoes and crumbled bacon.
Learn how to can peaches! My aunt and I spent an afternoon preserving this beautiful harvest.
Caprese skewers: an easy, colorful, summery, fancy-schmancy looking appetizer.
Now updated for grownups: tuna salad with tangy lemon, sweet peas, and radish. Toss in toasted almonds, splash on Thai chili sauce, tuck it all into whole wheat tortillas with leafy lettuce
Farmers market Anaheim and Poblano chiles stuffed with burnt ends, local tomatoes and grated cheese, then smoked to a delicious end!
Acai, Goji and Locavore all appear on the 2009 Merriam-Webster's Dictionary new words list. (Happy acai berries indeed!)
Shaved beet salad with fresh mint and feta cheese.
A perfect summer appetizer. Cucumbers, sweet onions, salmon, and chevre.
Pan fried scallops with a sweet and sour dipping sauce, served over sea beans.
Butter poached radishes. Cooking radishes in butter really softens the taste and makes a yummy side dish.
Herbed ricotta fritters. Using fresh ricotta makes all the difference.
Saffron salmon risotto. Local saffron can be found in more areas than you'd think!
Slow roasted cauliflower with a kick!
Oven roasted asparagus with Parmesan cheese. A simple perfect preparation.
Spring asparagus with creamy tarragon dressing
Local mussels cooked in a spicy broth
Fresh mussels cooked with bacon and a balsamic viniagrette
Stinging nettles, purple potatoes, and caramelized onions combine in this tasty frittata.
Half apple pie, half apple tart, it will impress anyone who tastes it.
Stinging nettle and sorrel soup. Lovely, green, delicious.
Cuban-style pressed sandwiches — roast pork, ham, cheese, pickles, mustard — are just the sort of thing to eat when we need a little cheering up.
Country pate, just one course in a 10 course underground locavore dinner extravaganza in Somerville, MA.
Oh, choucroute garnie! Leave it to the French to garnish humble sauerkraut with a pile of pork. This streamlined version's easy enough for midweek.
How I try to be more of a locavore.
Green Heirloom Bloody Mary....with a Mary this green she just may be from Mars!
The Denver Post builds a BLT from all-local ingredients that tastes like summertime in Colorado.
Basil-Blackberry Crumble: Will this dessert change the way you think about local food?