Cooking in Season

by | Jan 8, 2018 | Main Dish | 3 comments

Cooking In Season, Seasonal recipes

One of my New Year Resets was to cook more and cook in season.  I received this cookbook for Christmas (I’m good at dropping hints!)  I’m so excited to start making these recipes and really committing to cooking what is freshly harvested.

Cooking in Season is a new cookbook from the Williams-Sonoma Kitchens.  I feel like I’m pretty good at cooking in season during the spring and summer but fall and winter are more difficult for me.  Even “shopping the outside” of the grocery store aisles (where “fresh” items are) isn’t always inspiring.  This cookbook is really inspiring!  The photos are gorgeous and the recipes sound amazing!

First on few my agenda are: Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Brussel Sprout Hash, Parsnip Oven Fries with Chili Spiced Creme Fraiche, Warm Kale Salad with Lentils and Prosciutto, and Chili-Spiced Halibut Frisee and Tangerine Salad.

In the spring, I’ll be making Orecchette with Spring Vegetables, Pecorino and Proscuitto, Little Gem Salad with Shaved Carrots, Sunflower Seeds, Dill Vinaigrette and Edible Blossoms, and Pan Seared Salmon with Favas and Arugula.

I’m thinking about starting a cookbook club and cooking several recipes from a cookbook each month or even quarterly.  Is this something you’d like to do with me?  Leave a comment below with the type recipes you want to see or send me an email.

I’ll be posting on Instagram Stories as I cook through this book so be sure to follow along!

Happy Cooking!



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  1. Kelly Love

    Hi Alicia! HNY 🙂 I have also purchased this cookbook and the recipes look great. My cooking club cooked through another Williams-Sonoma cookbook a couple of years ago called “Good for You”, and the recipes were amazing (and pretty easy/quick)! I am excited to try the recipes in this new book, and I look forward to reading about the recipes you try from it too. Bon Appetit!

  2. Stefani Hood

    Hi! William Sonoma cookbooks are fabulous! I try to cook in season as well and try to post season relevant recipes on my blog but I can always use more inspiring recipes. Will be buying soon!
    Happy New Year!

  3. Julie

    Love the idea of a quarterly cookbook review. I always love new cookbooks, but can be hesitant to try them out without hearing how someone else did with it.
    Thanks for posting this–I love all of your recipe posts so I will look forward to hearing how you like this one!

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