What’s In Season: Stories From Our Archives

Quince, oysters and D’Artagnan meats… just a few of our timely gems.

Nearly in the eleventh hour before the big feast, we hope that everything for your Thanksgiving, Hanukkah or Thanksgivukkah table is where it should be. We’re finishing our local shopping, prepping our favorite recipes and taking a peek back at some notable stories from our archives.

For tomorrow, or for whenever, here’s a slice of some of our best seasonal content:

The Case for Oysters
Our Brian Halweil makes a “historical, economic, ecological, cultural and gastronomic” argument for eating local oysters.

Quintessential Fruit
As seen in the video above, acclaimed chef Peter Hoffman helps to demystify and deconstruct this apple-like fruit. This story is in our current holiday issue, too!

Doyenne of Duck
In our July-August 2009 issue, we profiled Ariane Daguin of D’Artagnan. Daughter of Michelin-starred chef Andre Daguin, some say she “could tunnel-bone a hundred quail in an hour before she learned to read.”  

Where to Pick a Long Island Cheese Pumpkin and How to Make the Pie
Enough said…

Pumpkin Picking With FreshDirect
Back in early October, we headed out to the pumpkin fields on Long Island with FreshDirect co-founder David McInerney.

Eat Drink Local Profile #37: Duck
Because how couldn’t we highlight this recipe for Asian lacquered duck?

Want the chance to contribute to our archives? Share your holiday stories and snapshots with us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram with the hashtag #EdibleTGive. Who knows, your contribution could end up in our next print edition…

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