Your Guide to the Farmer's Market
As the leaves begin to turn, apples make their first in-season appearance. They are joined by other tree fruit like figs, pears and pomegranates. The early part of fall marks the end of grape season, but cranberries begin to appear later in the season.
Gourds and root vegetables are among the vegetables that are prominent during the fall. Pumpkins, squashes, beets and carrots are very popular this time of year. Celery, broccoli and Brussels sprout also do well in the fall.
Garlic roasted beets are great as a side dish or even as a snack.1 1/2 pounds medium beets, peeled and quartered
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic
Salt and pepper to taste
Place the beets in a baking or roasting pan. Drizzle with olive oil and toss with the garlic. Add salt and pepper and roast at 375 degrees for 30 minutes or until the beets are tender enough to split with a fork.