It's no shocker that amidst our modern world of packaged foods and convenient lifestyles, the culinary movement has been steadily shifting towards a more local, farm-to-table approach to cooking and eating. But although most of us have witnessed this campaign in action, it's not always second nature for us to pick up a vegetable, wash it, and just let it be.
As we leave October, let's take advantage of the wonderful produce that is unique to this time of year. Let's head to the farmers markets, grab some turnips and squash, and let them shine. They will be good -- unbelievably good.