From carambola and grapefruit to mushroom and orange, get ready to enjoy the best of the season. When you eat by the season, not only does it taste better, but it’s more nutritious and you’re helping to support the local farmers. It also gives you a chance to do a little experimenting in the kitchen with foods that you might not be too familiar with — and we’re always up for trying something new.
Do you have a favorite way to use these seasonal ingredients? Let us know your secrets in the comments.
Here’s our guide to fresh and local ingredients in September:
Avocado, Banana, Beans, Carambola, Chili, Corn, Eggplant, Grapefruit, Green Onion, Guava, Jackfruit, Leek, Mushroom, Orange, Passion Fruit, Peanut, Tangerine.