Fire up the grill and celebrate America’s birthday this week with a flavorful Fourth of July spread highlighted by Skagit River Ranch bratwurst to grill, petite quail eggs to devil and our signature cobbler mix and apricots to whip up dessert. Also included: An absolutely incredible lineup of summer produce with fresh fava beans, cherries, garlic scapes, purple salad turnips, mixed baby greens from San Juan Island and the first of the heirloom tomatoes—so pour a glass of wine, tie on an apron and enjoy your Independence Day!
Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:
How-To: Prep Fava Beans
Our quick guide to peeling and prepping fresh fava beans.
Fava Bean Dip
This simple, fresh dip enhances the inherent nutty flavor of fresh fava beans.
Deviled Quail Eggs
This wonderful picnic dish is sure to impress, made with petite, creamy quail eggs.
Farro Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes
Drizzled with a balsamic vinaigrette, this crisp salad is accented by green olives and sweet onions.
Piracicaba Broccoli with Crispy Lemon Crumbs
This recipe courtesy of Gail Simmons adds crunchy, lemon-tinged bread crumbs for a show-stopping finish.
Grilled Garlic Scapes with Lemon & Herbs
Bright yet smoky from their time on the grill, these grilled garlic scapes are a lovely side dish.
It’s hard to beat this summery dessert—just add vanilla ice cream!