Italian Summer Recipes

The Italian summer calls to mind visions of a crisp glass of wine, homemade pasta and garden-fresh produce simply and beautifully prepared. Hence, this week’s box captures the flavors of summer by way of Italy with locally-crafted bucatini pasta to toss with baby Shiitake mushrooms, plus fresh sourdough bread and a bevy of beautiful salad greens and ingredients like beets, spring onions, green beans and sugar snap peas. Also included for this relaxed, refreshing meal: Even more summer berries, this time the first of the blueberries and then super-sweet cherries. Mangia!

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Bucatini Pasta with Sautéed Baby Shiitake Mushrooms
Also tossed with sweet onions and a topping of Grana-style cheese, this pasta is incredibly satisfying.

Pea Shoot Salad with Radishes & Hazelnuts
This stellar salad from Food & Wine is beautifully balanced with peppery greens and radishes and sweet pea shoots.

Garlic & Ginger Green Beans
This zingy preparation will soon be a new favorite.

Quick-Pickled Sweet Onions
These snappy little onions are fantastic served on sandwiches and salads.

Anise Hyssop Lemonade
Sweetened with an anise hyssop simple syrup, this lemonade is incredibly fragrant.

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