What remains in Season? February Produce

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Listed below, you’ll discover my regular monthly guide to February produce, along with an useful graphic at the bottom that you can pin for recommendation. And for more seasonal dishes, follow my winter season dishes board on Pinterest. Thanks once again to Becky for letting me base this resource on her “Consume Seasonal” regular monthly seasonal fruit and vegetables lists.



As it ends up, broccoli is completely tempting as soon as roasted with olive oil and sea salt. Like all brassicas, broccoli goes excellent with garlic, ginger, red pepper flakes and other vibrant tastes. Select little, securely loaded florets with very little brown areas. Broccoli somewhere else:

  • Asian Quinoa Broccoli Slaw by Mountain Mother Cooks
  • Ginger Broccoli with Forbidden Rice by A Home in the Hills
  • Roasted Broccoli Grilled Cheese by 2 Peas and Their Pod
  • Simple, Salty, Sugary Food + Nutty Broccoli Soba by The Very First Mess

View more C+K broccoli dishes ↣

Broccoli Pesto Pasta with Green Olives
Broccoli Pesto Pasta with Green OlivesCream of Broccoli Soup
Cream of Broccoli SoupBroccoli Cheese Soup
Broccoli Cheese SoupPerfect Roasted Broccoli
Perfect Roasted Broccoli

Brussels Sprouts

brussels sprouts

My precious Brussels sprouts are still in season! These bad infant cabbages have actually been reviled for many years due to the fact that somebody chose to boil them to soaked, sulfurous deaths. I definitely enjoy roasted, caramelized Brussels and very crispy fried sprouts that I order at dining establishments every possibility I can get. I like to shred sprouts in my food mill and utilize them in slaws they’re more great and less watery than their full-sized cabbage cousins. Brussels Sprouts somewhere else:

  • Brown Butter Brussels Sprouts Pasta with Hazelnuts by 2 Peas and Their Pod
  • Brussels Sprouts Potato Gratin by Coffee Shop Johnsonia
  • Maple Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts by Love and Lemons
  • Super Food Bowls by Vintage Mixer

View more C+K Brussels grow dishes ↣

Buffalo Brussels Sprouts
Buffalo Brussels SproutsPerfect Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Perfect Roasted Brussels SproutsHoney Mustard Brussels Sprout Slaw
Honey Mustard Brussels Sprout SlawLemony Roasted Broccoli, Arugula & Lentil Salad
Lemony Roasted Broccoli, Arugula & Lentil Salad



I simply discovered that cabbage remains in season all year long! Cousin to broccoli, this powerful anti-cancerous cruciferous veggie is excellent raw, in slaws, roasted in pieces, or sliced and sautéed with olive oil and garlic. Select cabbages with compact heads that feel heavy for the their size. Cabbage typically keeps for a quite very long time in the veggie crisper, so it’s a great component to keep on hand. Cabbage somewhere else:

  • Kale and Cabbage Coleslaw with Marcona Almonds by Food Lover Crush
  • Pasilla Chile and Lime Cabbage Slaw by Sprouted Kitchen Area
  • Sesame-Crusted Avocado and Cabbage Spring Rolls by Naturally Ella
  • Sugary Food Potato and Black Bean Tacos with Cilantro Cabbage Slaw by Mountain Mother Cooks

View more C+K cabbage dishes ↣

Colorful Veggie Sesame Noodles
Colorful Vegetable Sesame NoodlesEasy Black Bean Tacos
Easy Black Bean TacosCrispy Bean Tostadas with Smashed Avocado and Jicama-Cilantro Slaw
Crispy Bean Tostadas with Smashed Avocado and Jicama-Cilantro SlawFresh Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce
Fresh Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce



Cauliflower: Fashionable given that 2012, helpful for you given that permanently! Roasting cauliflower with olive oil and sea salt changes the cruciferous veggie from boring to French fry tempting. You can likewise pulse raw cauliflower in the food mill to offer it a rice- or couscous-like texture. I was hesitant about cauliflower crust pizza, however it can in fact be respectable! Cauliflower somewhere else:

  • Cauliflower and Roasted Garbanzo “Rice and Peas” by The Very First Mess
  • Raw Cauliflower “Couscous” Greek Salad by Vintage Mixer
  • Roasted Cauliflower and Chickpea Tacos by 2 Peas and Their Pod
  • Shaved Cauliflower Salad by Happyolks

View more C+K cauliflower dishes ↣

Buffalo Cauliflower
Buffalo CauliflowerRoasted Cauliflower Steak
Roasted Cauliflower SteakHow to Make Cauliflower Rice
How to Make Cauliflower RiceRoasted Cauliflower (Four Ways!)
Roasted Cauliflower (4 Ways!).

Citrus fruits


Citrus appears every year when the sky goes gray and we remain in desperate requirement of some brilliant color. You can discover some excellent grapefruit, lemon, orange, clementine and tangerine in shops today. I utilize lemon in my preferred salad dressing, it tastes so fresh! Citrus fruits somewhere else:

  • Beet, Kale, and Kohlrabi Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette by A Couple Cooks
  • Kale Citrus Salad with Orange Tahini Dressing by Edible Viewpoint
  • Maintained Lemon Quinoa with Shaved Brussels and Toasted Walnuts by Easy Bites
  • Sparkling Grapefruit Sangria by How Sugary Food Consumes

View more C+K lemon dishes ↣

Avocado & Citrus "Ceviche"
Avocado & Citrus “Ceviche”Spicy Grapefruit Margaritas
Spicy Grapefruit MargaritasSerrano-Spiced Paloma Cocktail
Serrano-Spiced Paloma Mixed DrinkRuby Red and Rosemary Honey Cocktail
Ruby Red and Rosemary Honey Mixed Drink.



Licorice-flavored fennel can be a gotten taste, however I can’t get enough of the crisp texture and fragile taste. I like to shave raw fennel very fine for salads and slaws, which is simplified with a mandoline. Fennel somewhere else:

  • Fennel And Apple Salad With Toasted Fennel Vinaigrette by Not Without Salt
  • Grilled Fennel and Quinoa Salad by The Very First Mess
  • Pasta With Fennel, Arugula and Lemon by Sprouted Kitchen Area
  • Spanish Carrots with Fennel, Toasted Hazelnuts and Slide Ridge Honey White Wine Vinegar by Vintage Mixer

Erin's Spring Panzanella with Fresh Peas and Fennel
Erin’s Spring Panzanella with Fresh Peas and FennelAutumn Kale Salad with Fennel, Honeycrisp and Goat Cheese
Fall Kale Salad with Fennel, Honeycrisp and Goat CheeseSpring Carrot, Radish and Quinoa Salad with Herbed Avocado
Spring Carrot, Radish and Quinoa Salad with Herbed AvocadoBlood Orange, Fennel and Avocado Salad with Lemon Citronette
Blood Orange, Fennel and Avocado Salad with Lemon Citronette.



All of us love kale, and for great factor! It’s enormously helpful for you and completely scrumptious, provided the right preparation. Slice kale for stir-fries or a side of greens (sauté in olive oil and garlic), or massage it with a dash of salt for salads (see any of my kale salads for more guideline), or gently coat approximately sliced kale with olive oil and roast it for kale chips. You can likewise mix kale into shakes or juice it. Kale somewhere else:

  • Kale, Spinach and Pear Smoothies by Delight the Baker
  • Kale Caesar Salad with Crispy Garbanzo Bean Croutons by Mountain Mother Cooks
  • Kale with Japanese Sesame Dressing by Yummy Dinner
  • Mushroom and Kale Grilled Cheese by Food Lover Crush

View more C+K kale dishes ↣

Lemony Green Pasta with Peas & Ricotta
Lemony Green Pasta with Peas & RicottaBest Stuffed Shells
Finest Packed ShellsPasta e Fagioli (Italian Pasta and Beans)
Pasta e Fagioli (Italian Pasta and Beans)Roasted Butternut Squash, Pomegranate and Wild Rice "Stuffing"
Roasted Butternut Squash, Pomegranate and Wild Rice “Packing”.



I have actually prepared with leeks previously, however they have not made it to the blog site yet. Leeks relate to onions and garlic and have a moderate, oniony taste. They grow in bundled “leaf sheaths” that look comparable to celery stalks. You most likely will not wish to prepare with the dark green parts, which are quite hard. They’re quite challenging to tidy due to the fact that dirt gets in between the sheaths. Here’s how to clean them. Leeks somewhere else:

  • Braised Leeks and Muscovado Lentils by Sprouted Kitchen Area
  • Lemony Leeks with Chickpeas and Feta by My Brand-new Roots
  • Quinoa with Leeks and Herbs by A Couple Cooks
  • Roasted Cauliflower and Leek Soup by Love and Lemons



Parsnips are root veggies that appear like off-white carrots with parsley-like, leafy tops. Unsurprisingly, they’re associated with both carrots and parsley. Parsnips are typically served roasted or prepared, however can likewise be consumed raw. They’re especially high in potassium. I do not have any parsnip dishes (yet), however I’ll deal with that! Parsnips somewhere else:

  • Root Tossed Salad with Pearl Couscous and Lemon-Tahini Dressing by Naturally Ella (revealed above!)
  • Paprika Parsnip French Fries with Preserved Lemon Cashew Cream Sauce by A Home in the Hills
  • Parsnip Cake with Cardamom Cream by The Vanilla Bean Blog Site
  • Parsnip Parmesan Truffle French Fries by Climbing Grier Mountain



Who does not enjoy a crispy potato? I sure do. Roasting cubes of potatoes draws out way more taste than boiling them. Ranges beyond the basic Russet (particularly the more vibrant potatoes) tend to provide more dietary worth. Buy natural! Potatoes somewhere else:

  • Crispy Salt and Vinegar Fingerling Potatoes with Fresh Chives by Climbing Greer Mountain
  • Easy Garlic Mashed Potatoes by Vintage Mixer
  • Potato Breakfast Gratin with Red Peppers & Parmesan by The Kitchn
  • Roasted Potato and Paprika Chickpea Salad by A Home in the Hills

View more C+K potato dishes ↣

Best Baked Potato
Finest Baked PotatoPerfect Roasted Potatoes
Perfect Roasted PotatoesSouthwestern Corn Chowder
Southwestern Corn ChowderBroccoli Cheese Soup
Broccoli Cheese Soup.



How I enjoy radishes! Raw, sliced radishes provide a spicy crunch to salads and makes an excellent garnish for fresh Mexican meals. I frequently choose radishes to raw red onion, which can quickly overwhelm other raw components. Entire, raw, hot radishes served with butter and flaky salt are an extremely easy and scrumptious appetiser. I likewise enjoy pickled radishes, however the decision is still out on roasted radishes. Radishes somewhere else:

  • Breakfast Tacos with Avocado Radish Salsa by The Year in Food
  • Charred Corn Tacos With Zucchini-Radish Slaw by Smitten Kitchen Area
  • Radish and Egg Salad Sandwiches by A Couple Cooks
  • Super Easy Radish Salad with Crème Fraiche by Yummy Dinner

View more C+K radish dishes ↣

Tortilla Soup
Tortilla SoupChilaquiles Rojos
Chilaquiles RojosFattoush Salad with Mint Dressing
Fattoush Salad with Mint DressingFresh Herbed Avocado Salad
Fresh Herbed Avocado Salad.

Sugary Food Potatoes

sweet potatoes

I utilized to dislike sweet potatoes! Then I attempted a tasty sweet potato fry and altered my tune. I still do not take pleasure in sweetened sweet potatoes (marshmallow sweet potato casserole, no thank you), however I might live off of salted, caramelized, roasted sweet potato. I particularly enjoy Mexican-style sweet potatoes with black beans, salsa verde and hot sauce! Sweet potatoes somewhere else:

  • Crispy Sugary Food Potato Roast by Smitten Kitchen Area
  • Miso-Maple Sugary Food Potato Tacos by Love and Lemons
  • Sugary Food Potato Granola by Minimalist Baker
  • Vanilla Bean Sugary Food Potato Waffles by Delight the Baker

View more C+K sweet potato dishes ↣

Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole
Pecan Sugary Food Potato CasseroleFavorite Veggie Burgers
Favorite Vegetable BurgersPerfect Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Perfect Roasted Sugary Food PotatoesSeriously Good Vegetable Soup
Seriously Excellent Veggie Soup.



Well, turnips are still foreign to me. Turnips appear like white radishes. They frequently have a charming blush of pink or purple near the top, where the sunshine struck the turnip while it was still in the ground. The bigger the turnip, the more extreme the taste. From what I can collect, you’ll most likely value the turnip taste more once it’s been prepared. Turnips somewhere else:

  • Sesame-Roasted Turnips with Barley (revealed above!) by Naturally Ella
  • Lentil and Turnip Soup with Pounded Walnuts by Turntable Kitchen Area
  • Sugary Food Potato and Parsnip Latkes by Kitchen Area Confidante
  • Turnip Gratin with Blue Cheese by Bijouxs

winter season squash

butternut squash

Real to its name, winter season squash is still in season! I have actually seen butternut, delicata, spaghetti, acorn and kabocha recently. Many winter season squash (like butternut and kabocha, however not delicata) have thick skins that typically require to be eliminated. Squash somewhere else:

  • Butternut Squash Black Bean Tostadas by 2 Peas and Their Pod
  • Ginger Butternut Squash Soup by Naturally Ella
  • Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Risotto by Vintage Mixer
  • Vegan Butternut Squash Queso by The Very first mess

View more C+K butternut squash dishes ↣

Chipotle-Glazed Delicata Squash
Chipotle-Glazed Delicata SquashRoasted Delicata Squash, Pomegranate and Arugula Salad
Roasted Delicata Squash, Pomegranate and Arugula Salad.

Eat seasonally with this guide to February fruits and vegetables. Find recipes and preparation tips at cookieandkate.com

Trying to find an active ingredient that didn’t make the list? Examine my brand-new component index for pertinent dishes.

More resources you may value: 16 dishes that load well for lunch (see likewise, lunch packaging suggestions), 14 easy weeknight suppers and your 10 preferred dishes from 2014.

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