What’s in Season: January 7, 2014

Welcome to the polar vortex, folks. We’ve got some single-digit temperatures out there this morning that will somehow drastically swing into the 50s by the weekend if all goes as predicted. Erratic, much?

Many of us have the luxury of sitting at our desks right now, but our local farmers are out there harvesting their season’s best. Curious about what you can expect from nearby farms this week? Here’s what Fishkill Farms based in East Fishkill, NY, has to offer:

Golden Delicious apples (an ingredient in this recipe for roasted parsnip and sweet potato soup with fresh apple salsa from the Edible Brooklyn Cookbook):


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Red Kabocha squash:


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Pasture-raised eggs (this recipe for April Bloomfield’s deviled eggs is good all year long):


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Cider (our sister pub Edible Manhattan just released helpful suggestions for cider and cheese pairings):


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Kennebec White potatoes:


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Farmer’s Pick Box:


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This post was written in collaboration with Brooklyn-based Good EggsYou can read more about Fishkill Farms and learn about other seasonal ingredients on their website.

We’re sharing our seasonal stories, too. Check out our “What’s in Season?” section of our sidebar (to the right) for some of the best of our timely content.