But of course you can eat locally in Illinois in January! One of my favorite fall and winter dishes is roasted roots. They make a healthy, hearty, and beautiful meal. You can use whatever is available from your local farmer. I use a big variety of roots because I love of all the flavors--and also because the colors are so stunning!
Pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees.
Peel and cube a few each of the following roots: