The Cordova Times - Alaskatarian - Beer? Goulash? Or both?

Soups and stews are great canvases for experimentation

Share this  

Posted 10/26/2012

by -

"Fall food is the best food," a friend quipped on Twitter the other day. I have to agree. Fall food is slower food. Root vegetables keep longer in storage and they take longer to cook than summer's bright greens. They give our bodies the slower-burning fuel we need to keep going and keep warm as the days get colder and shorter. You can have squashes, sweet potatoes, carrots, and onions on hand for a soup or a stew without needing to run to the store. In the summer, I'm often in an internal battle with my desire to eat fresh, in-season produce and my desire to cook quickly from my pantry. In fall, I can stockpile the ingredients that are in season and cook something warm and lasting when the mood hits.

Archived article

The rest of this article is archived, and is only available to subscribers. Subscribe to the Cordova Times today and access our archives, PDF library, and more!