Leeks to radishes, peppery greens to beautiful chive blossoms, this week’s box celebrates some of our favorite flavors of spring, alongside such delicious accoutrements as fresh, creamy chevre cheese, sweet Challah bread and brown sugar-kissed Lummi Island smoked salmon. Also included in this springtime lineup are our own apricot preserves, a French red wine and a bevy of bright herbs ranging from salad burnet to mint, plus Skagit Valley tulips to brighten your home. Enjoy!
Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:
Goat-Cheese Scalloped Potatoes with Chive Blossoms
This beautiful dish is sure to be a new spring favorite!
Tossed with garlic, olive oil and lemon juice, this recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse is a snap to make.
Garlic Butter-Roasted Baby Shiitake Mushrooms
Roasted with capers and garlic, this simple mushroom dish is a real show-stopper.
Chive Blossom Vinegar
This punchy vinegar is fantastic incorporated into salad dressings.
Chive Blossom-Garlic Aioli
This flavorful aioli is wonderful served with freshly-roasted asparagus, or even with homemade French fries!
Mustard Greens Pesto
Brilliantly green, this mustard greens pesto packs a bit of a kick and pairs beautifully with grilled fingerling potatoes!