Black Radish Salad with Cabbage & Cara Cara Oranges

An excellent side salad to this week’s flavorful stir-fry!

Ingredients:
4 cups green cabbage, finely chopped
⅔ cup black radishes, julienned (use less if you prefer your salad less spicy)
1 Cara Cara orange, peeled and sliced into small chunks
¾ cup edamame, shelled (thawed if frozen)
½ cup honey-roasted sliced almonds

Dressing:
¼ cup vegetable oil
3 tablespoons rice vinegar
3 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
1 tablespoon sesame oil
2 teaspoons fresh ginger, minced
1 clove garlic, minced

Method:
1. To prepare the salad, chop the cabbage, place in a large bowl and add the julienned radish, orange slices, edamame and almonds.

2. Whisk together the dressing ingredients and toss with the salad, serving immediately.

Taco Night Recipes

Spice things up with this week’s taco-themed box, which comes complete with wild-caught Pacific Cod from Alaska, locally-made, hand-pressed tortillas and rich Cotija cheese. Top your fish tacos with a flavorful, lime-kissed carrot slaw and cherry tomato pico de gallo (see recipes for details!), serve with a black bean-red chile tamale and a side of buttery Mayocoba beans and you’ve got a Southwestern-style feast. Also included: Stollen bread, farm-fresh eggs and fun, fresh produce like radish microgreens, avocados, Jalapeño peppers and Cara Cara oranges. Enjoy!

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Cherry Tomato Pico de Gallo
This classic-style pico de gallo is fantastic atop tacos, scrambled eggs and of course, served as a dip with chips.

Purple Carrot-Cabbage Slaw with Cilantro
This light, fresh slaw adds great flavor and texture to this week’s fish tacos.

How-To: Cook Mayocoba Beans
You can enjoy these beans straight out of the pot, or save and prepare them refried-style later!

Radicchio Salad with Cara Cara & Blood Oranges
This lovely salad from Ina Garten is sure to brighten up even the gloomiest gray day.

Crispy Parsnip Chips
These lightly-salted baked chips are a wonderful afternoon snack.

Black Radish Cream
Substitute this zingy spread for horseradish in your favorite recipes.

Fall Comforts Recipes

As the last leaves flutter to the ground and dusk descends earlier in the day, now is the time to cozy up with this week’s lineup of warm-and-wonderful fall offerings—rich, flavorful risotto accented with our signature chicken stock and golden sautéed Chanterelle mushrooms, plus fresh pumpernickel bread, farm-fresh eggs and a vibrant produce selection that includes unique black Japanese squash, Lacinato kale, Chioggia radicchio and incredibly juicy Cara Cara oranges. Also complemented by a beautiful assemblage of decorative squash, this lovely autumn meal begs to be eaten fireside, tucked in your favorite chair, with a glass of wine in hand.

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Chanterelle Mushroom Risotto
Creamy and delicious, this recipe is a favorite here at the farm—just remember to stir!

Cara Cara Orange Salad with Arugula & Fennel
This crisp, citrus-kissed salad is both bold in flavor and beautiful in presentation.

Cider-Braised Beets
These delightful beets from Rick Rodgers’ The Big Book of Sides are sure to be a new fall favorite.

Kale Gratin with Parmesan Bread Crumbs
This no-guilt gratin skips the cream, but still boasts big flavor thanks to a topping of toasty bread crumbs.

Kale-Potato Frittata
This easy frittata is baked in a skillet with hearty kale, fragrant garlic and Grana-style cheese.

Black Radish Cream
Substitute this zingy spread for horseradish in your favorite recipes.

Cajun Spice Recipes

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From sweet cornbread and spicy Andouille sausage to premium red beans and jasmine rice, the classic flavors of the deep South await this week, blending beautifully with fresh, Pacific Northwest produce including parsnips, celery root and carrots, plus both black and purple Daikon radishes. The boldly-assertive menu also features a robust Spanish red-blend wine, nutty whole grain loaf and hearty Swiss chard to serve alongside these Cajun favorites.

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Classic Red Beans & Rice
Slow-simmered with chicken stock, herbs and spices, these luscious red beans get an extra-flavorful kick from Andouille sausage.

Farm & Larder Cornbread
Best baked in a preheated cast-iron skillet, our signature cornbread is lovely topped with sweet butter and honey hot from the oven.

Black Radish Cream
Substitute this zingy spread for horseradish in your favorite recipes.

Braised Swiss Chard with Garlic
A wonderful side dish to accompany this week’s classic Southern fare.

Roasted Root Vegetables with Balsamic Vinegar
Tossed with fresh thyme, parsley and butter, plus a splash of balsamic vinegar, this recipe works well with any number of root vegetables.

Spicy Honey-Glazed Parsnips
Drizzled with chili-honey butter, this roasted parsnip recipe from Bon Appetit is a real winner.

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