Leaving behind October’s orange glow and heading into November’s shadowy chill is a challenging time of year for many of us. Winter’s cold embrace seems to close in around us, making summer’s sunny, easy days a dim memory. The glory days of having so many fresh, green vegetables that we didn’t think we could eat another salad, or so many tomatoes that we feared our skin might turn red—those days are behind us.
The freezer is full; the garden has been put to bed and our cooking thoughts have turned toward winter.
Will those of us who’ve come to prefer fresh, locally-grown fruits and vegetables find good nearby options for holiday cooking? Continue reading