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A Craving For Each Season?

I've noticed I get seasonal cravings, as such:

Fall: spiced cooked apples
Winter: tempura udon soup
Spring: green salads
Summer: fish with citrus (and whenever there's a hurricane report on TV somewhere I pretty much have to have shrimp grilled with grapefruit)

Who else and what? (For me the perennial summer fruit-and-fish craving is most notable.)

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  1. I haven't noticed that I have seasonal cravings, but I think hubby shares one of yours: he cooked dinner tonight, the first night of the year that felt like 'fall', and the night of our first rain, and dessert was spiced cooked apples. :-)

    1. Fall: Pumpkin Pie

      Winter: Spicy Hot Chocolate

      Spring: Baby Green Salad with Bleu Cheese, Cranberries & Candied Walnuts

      Summer: Ceviche, Raw Oysters & Beer

      1. Fall: persimmons
        Winter: stews
        Spring: greens
        Summer: all summer produce--cherries, melons, berries, corn, etc., etc. I can't get enough in the short season.

        1. Fall: Pumpkin Pie

          Winter: Pot Roast

          Spring: burgers on the grill

          Summer: tomatoes

          1. Fall: soups, meatloaf, apples

            Winter: hot chocolate, chili

            Spring: salads

            Summer: watermelon, barbequed chicken

            Anytime of the year: ice cream!!

            1. warm weather - watermelon. have it every night in the summer
              cool weather - soup. Once the temp drops below 50 all I want is soup or stew

              1. Fall: pomegranates, baked apples, tomatoes
                Winter: Vegetable Bean/Barley Soups, etc., mashed potatoes
                Spring: Asparagus, Pasta with shelled peas and mint
                Summer: Mango Salad, Gazpacho, Salads, Salads, and more Salads of all kinds

                1. More than anything else, I eagerly await the spring shad. And the season is so short!

                  1. fall pumpkin beer, marzens
                    winter- porters, stouts and barley wines
                    spring IPA hop monsters
                    summer Hefeweizens

                    1. Spring - Ham & vermont mustard sauce. potato salad.
                      Summer - shrimp cocktail & slushy margaritas.
                      Fall - anything w/ pumpkin in it!
                      Winter - anything w/ peppermint in it! gooey brownies.

                      1. Fall - apple-anything - pies, crisps applesauce
                        Winter - beef - stews, pot roast
                        Spring - local asparagus
                        Summer - fruits (cherries, peaches) and fish. And anything grilled.

                        1. Fall- Apples, Pears, Butternut Squash
                          Winter - Braised Meats & Polenta, leeks
                          Spring - snow peas, snap peas
                          Summer - tomatoes, green beans & peaches

                          1. Fall - baked apples with maple syrup, cider
                            Winter-homemade chicken soup
                            Spring-everything on the grill!
                            Summer-produce, produce, produce

                            1. Food where I live is so seasonal. I'm always amazed that I can eat a food several times a week during one season and never once think about it during the rest of the year.

                              gazpacho, ajoblanco, paella, melon, peaches, salads, ice cream, horchata

                              oysters, mushrooms, pomegranates, persimmons, quince, squash, sweet potatoes, apples

                              clementines and manderine oranges, raf tomatoes, nuts, roast meats and fish, marzipan/turron/other holiday sweets, hot chocolate

                              mushrooms, cherries, strawberries, apricots, artichokes