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31 Delicious Things To Cook In March

If it's warm enough to actually go to the farmer's market, you might as well take advantage.

WHAT'S IN SEASON:

(This will vary depending on the time of the month and where you live.)

Artichokes

Arugula

Asparagus

Avocados

Beets

Broccoli

Brussels sprouts

Cabbage

Carrots

Cauliflower

Chives

Collards

Endive

Garlic

Grapefruit

Kale

Leeks

Lemons

Limes

Onions

Oranges

Parsley

Parsnips

Potatoes

Radishes

Rutabaga

Tangerines

Turnips

1. Paprika Parsnip Fries

2. Swedish Meatballs

damndelicious.net

Click through for a truly excellent step-by-step photo series. Recipe here.

3. Easy Banana Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

4. Challah Pretzel Bread

5. Buttery Braised Leeks with a Crispy Panko Topping

James Ransom / food52.com

Recipe here.

6. Crepes with Whipped Meyer Lemon Ricotta

7. Stuck-Pot Rice with Lentils and Yogurt

smittenkitchen.com

Face it, you usually burn the bottom of the rice a little bit, anyway. Might as well do it on purpose. Recipe here.

8. Bacon and Brussels Sprouts Salad

pinchofyum.com

Yes, another brussels sprout salad. Because they are the best. Recipe here.

9. Dad's Friday Night Pasta Dish

halfbakedharvest.com

A giant spaghetti/lasagna/pizza hybrid that everyone will love. Recipe here.

10. Bacon Beer Bread

11. Winter's Revival

Kimberly Hasselbrink / bonappetit.com

If coconut water can cure a hangover, then surely putting coconut water in the drink will prevent one altogether. Recipe here.

12. Chocolate Caramel Liege Waffles

13. Curried Sweet Potato Soup

14. Dehydrated Citrus Wheels

spoonforkbacon.com

Because they're easy and really, really stunning. Recipe here.

15. Popcorn Pudding

16. Chicken Pot Pie Pizza

foodiecrush.com

Are you still breathing? Or, did you literally just DIE AND GO TO HEAVEN!?!? Recipe here.

17. Harissa Lentils and Cauliflower

18. Caramel Soy Sauce Sticky Pork Ribs

19. Pot-Roasted Artichokes

Michael Graydon + Nikole Herriott / bonappetit.com

Artichokes might not show up in markets until later in the month, but start taking advantage of them immediately with this super-flavorful one-pot dish. Recipe here.

20. Blood Orange Buttermilk Poundcake

21. Chicken in Milk

jamieoliver.com

Personally, I think chicken tastes best when it's simply, perfectly roasted. But, if you want to try something more interesting, this one's for you. Recipe here.

22. Chocolate Eclipse

alexandracooks.com

Just eat it straight off of that spoon. Recipe here.

23. Roasted Asparagus and Gruyere Soup

Andrea Bricco / sweetpaulmag.com

Recipe here.

24. Creamed Swiss Chard with Lemony Breadcrumbs

Christina Holmes / bonappetit.com

Recipe here.

25. Beet Salad with Candied Marcona Almonds

John Kernick / foodandwine.com

Recipe here.

26. Beer-Battered Fish Tacos

Penny De Los Santos / saveur.com

Sure, fish tacos seem like a summer thing. But, isn't it better to eat these outside of bikini season? Recipe here.

27. Smoky Roasted Mushrooms

28. Affogato Speciale

shutterbean.com

Ice cream, amaretto, espresso, and stout? I'll take three (for real, though... they're small). Recipe here.

29. Red Wine Poached Pear Tart

30. Honey Salmon in Foil

damndelicious.net

It's hard to beat a recipe that takes 25 minutes from start to finish. Recipe here.

31. Garlicky Kale with Fire-Roasted Tomatoes and Cheesy Brown “Grits”

blog.bobsredmill.com

Perfect for a meatless Monday dinner. The recipe calls for a specific brand of rice farina, but feel free to substitute any kind of grits. Recipe here.