Enjoy Our Local Recipes
We’ve gathered our favorite recipes inspired by our delicious market finds. Discover simple and fresh recipes, cooking how-tos, seasonal produce, market shopping lists, and videos with local chefs.
What’s in season during the early summer months in Arizona?:
Fruits: apples, apricots, blackberries, blueberries, figs, grapes, nectarines, peaches, pears, melons, okra, plums and pluots, and pumpkins.
Vegetables: chilies, corn, cucumbers, garlic, green beans, herbs, leeks, onions, potatoes, shelling beans, summer squash, sweet peppers, tomatoes, zucchini, and zucchini blossoms.
Fresh Roasted Chile Peppers at Crooked Sky Farms
The past few weekends, Crooked Sky Farms has been bringing fresh chile peppers to roast right at the market! Come grab a bag while these peppers are in perfect season! […]Read More
Mediterranean Bamya (Okra and Tomato)
These past few weeks at the market I have been seeing multiple farmers bringing an abundance of okra. Before I made this dish, I had never cooked with okra, let […]Read More
Mini Butternut Squash Boats
I wanted to share the meal that I made with the baby butternut squash that Maya gave me from her farm. Take a look at my previous post- A Trip to […]Read More
Homemade Fig Jam and Goat Cheese Sandwich
Not your average grilled cheese- made with creamy goat cheese and a homemade fig jam, this sandwich will have you wanting a “fancy” grilled cheese for lunch everyday. Most of […]Read More
Sweet Potato and Sweet Corn Tacos
As someone who tries to eat strictly plant-based, I am always playing around with different types of veggie tacos in the kitchen. Because of the abundance of corn and potatoes […]Read More
Sweet and Savory Summer Salad
I love to see the amount of watermelon the farmers have been bringing the the market lately- melon season is here, and its as sweet as ever! As I was […]Read More
Homemade Salsa Verde
Something that I always have in my fridge but have never made from scratch before is salsa verde. Don’t get me wrong, I love all kinds of salsas, but salsa […]Read More
Cooking With Spaghetti Squash
I was so happy to see spaghetti squash this past weekend at the farmers market! Spaghetti squash is one of my favorite dishes to prepare, especially when it is fresh […]Read More
I want to take some time and focus on technique instead of sharing a recipe for a complete dish with this post. As inflation continues to be a burden […]Read More
Buttered Leaks and Potatoes
Leeks are something that I have never cooked myself until this summer, and boy I am glad that I did. Leeks are in the same plant genus as onions, garlic, […]Read More
Mexican Inspired Meal Prep
Some of the freshest ingredients you can find here at the Downtown Phoenix Farmers Market this season include tomatoes and corn. These are both a cheap, delicious, and nutritious vegetable […]Read More
Beetaroni and Goat Cheese?
Today I bring to you a beautiful pink pasta dish made mainly from red beets and goat cheese, hence why I am giving it the corny name of beetaroni and […]Read More