Ward off the continuing chill this week with an easy, weeknight-ready supper inspired by the hearty flavors of Italy: Fresh rigatoni pasta tossed with beautiful baby kale, organic Italian sausage, locally-crafted Asiago Pressa cheese and dash of Porcini salt, plus rustic Italian bread and a fun Spanish red wine to go alongside salad-ready winter greens and side-dish-worthy produce like carrots, parsnips and leeks. Farm-fresh eggs, Cara Cara oranges, and lemon-kissed amaretti cookies add to the appeal to this comforting box, as does an herb selection that includes ultra-fragrant basil and dill—enjoy!
Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:
Rigatoni with Italian Sausage, Sautéed Kale and Porcini Salt
Also tossed with garlic, onions and a topping of Asiago Pressa cheese, this pasta is incredibly satisfying.
Radicchio Salad with Cara Cara & Blood Oranges
This lovely salad from Ina Garten is sure to brighten up even the gloomiest gray day.
Roasted Parsnips & Carrots with Shallots
This recipe works well with any number of root vegetables—use whatever you have in your crisper!
Buttery Braised Leeks
Accented with a squeeze of lemon, these sublime leeks are also a worthy side dish.
Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette
A simple, easy and incredibly flavorful salad vinaigrette to add to your arsenal!