Winter Produce

The Chef's Garden and Farmer Lee Jones show you how to eat fresh all winter, with picks like parsnips, potatoes and fennel.
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Carrots

All you need are a few ingredients like garlic, thyme and caraway seeds to make sliced carrots shine in this side dish.

Get the Recipe: Roasted Carrots and Mushrooms

Parsnips

Tyler cooks parsnips with butter until they're tender and serves them over an herb butter.

Get the Recipe: Herbed Butter Parsnips

Potatoes

Forget french fries when Ina Garten makes it so easy to enjoy the simple roasted pleasures that a marriage of potatoes and garlic can bring.

Get the Recipe: Garlic Roasted Potatoes

Fennel

Fennel's subtle licorice flavor offsets heavier winter staples. Try it in Robin Miller's simple orange and fennel salad.

Get the Recipe: Orange and Fennel Salad

Turnips

Anne Burrell's turnip gratin turns this starchy root into a creamy dish with a pinch of cayenne for kick.

Get the Recipe: Turnip Gratin

Sage

Sage's woodsy flavor screams winter warmth — especially when Nigella pairs it with chicken, sausage and onion.

Get the Recipe: One-Pan Sage-and-Onion Chicken and Sausage

Pumpkins

With their vitamin-packed flesh and tough exterior, these bright squash are good for more than just pumpkin seeds and jack-o'-lanterns.

Get the Recipe: Pumpkin Ravioli with Sage and Toasted Hazelnuts

Opal Basil

Opal basil carries the same flavors as its green counterpart — showcase it in Giada's simple pasta.

Get the Recipe: Trenette with Eggplant and Basil Pesto

Lavender

This fragrant herb adds a delicate sweetness to any recipe. Fold whole, fresh, edible French lavender flowers and lavender oil into the batter of cupcakes.

Get the Recipe: Lavender Honey Cupcakes

Mint

Mint can star in sweet or savory fare without sacrificing its signature flavor. Try Guy's mint pesto.

Get the Recipe: Lamb Loin Chops with Mint Pesto

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Guide to Winter Fruits

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