Oktoberfest Recipes

In keeping with the warm, soulful flavors of classic Oktoberfest, this week’s lineup takes a trip to Bavaria with favorites such as smoky bratwurst links, marbled rye bread and locally-made sauerkraut. Complemented by an array of fall all-stars like Delicata squash, German Butterball potatoes, red cabbage and Brussels sprout crowns to incorporate into comforting side dishes, this box also includes farm-fresh eggs, fragrant herbs, Sauk Farm apple cider, Northwest-grown hazelnuts, and to complete this cozy and comforting feast, a selection of apples from the Bella Luna orchard—prost!

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Bratwurst with Braised Sauerkraut & Potatoes
This inviting main dish is incredibly flavorful, simmered with luscious sauerkraut and boiled potatoes.

German Potato Salad
This satisfying side dish is best served warm.

Brussels Sprout Crown Salad with Maple-Mustard Vinaigrette
This hearty salad is accented by fall apples, tart cranberries and toasted hazelnuts; yum!

Sweet Red Cabbage Slaw
Crafted with fresh cabbage, this sweet-and-sour slaw is a true German classic.

Baked Delicata Squash
Tossed with cream and grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, this beautiful side from The Glorious Vegetables of Italy enhances the sweet flavor of autumn squash.

Applesauce
This lovely, chunky applesauce pairs well with this week’s Bavarian fare.

Red Cabbage-Lime Slaw

This simple, flavorful slaw is wonderful piled on top of tacos!

Ingredients:
4 cups red cabbage, thinly sliced
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
¼ cup plain Greek yogurt or sour cream
1 tablespoon lime juice
½ tablespoon honey
¼ teaspoon cayenne
Zest of 1 lime
Sea salt
1-2 tablespoons thinly sliced purple scallions

Method:
1. Combine the olive oil, vinegar, yogurt, lime zest, lime juice, honey and cayenne. Mix well. Gradually stir in the cabbage and season with salt to taste.

2. Set aside in the refrigerator to chill until ready to serve. Garnish with purple scallions.

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St. Patrick’s Day Feast Recipes

Just in time for St. Paddy’s Day, this week’s box bursts to life with beautiful spring ‘greenery’—from green cabbage and leeks to arugula and garden-fresh herbs. Complementing this beautiful bounty are all the ingredients for a feast inspired by the Emerald Isle: Pre-brined corned beef and raisin-flecked Irish soda bread, plus organic rolled oats, a vanilla-caramel nut butter and other produce such as Granny Smith apples, Huckleberry Gold potatoes, Brussels sprouts, carrots and more. As they say in Ireland, sláinte (to your good health)!

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Carrot, Cabbage and Apple Slaw with Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing
This refreshing, brightly-colored slaw from Diane Morgan’s Roots is a snap to do-ahead.

Creamed Green Cabbage
This delectable cabbage is coated in a creamy béchamel sauce for extra flavor.

Buttery Braised Leeks
Accented with just a squeeze of lemon, these sublime leeks are a worthy supper side.

Tatties & Neeps
The Irish classic!

Irish Apple Cake
Spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg, this delicious apple cake is sure to be a new favorite.

A Taste of Bavaria Recipes

In keeping with the warm, soulful flavors of classic Oktoberfest, this week’s lineup takes a trip to Bavaria with such favorites as smoky bratwurst links, fresh pumpernickel bread and tangy sauerkraut. Complemented by an array of fall all-stars like Autumn Frost winter squash, red carrots and cabbage, Spitzenberg apples and baby potatoes to incorporate into comforting side dishes, this box also includes farm-fresh eggs, kiwi berries and a bevy of salad greens, plus Sauk Farm apple cider and and a vibrant, crimson-red Cabernet Sauvignon—prost!

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Bratwurst with Caramelized Onions, Leeks & Sweet Peppers
This inviting main dish is incredibly flavorful! (If you happen to have any leftovers, try piling them into a sandwich with this week’s pumpernickel bread.)

German Potato Salad
This satisfying side dish is best served warm.

Apple & Carrot Slaw with Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing
This refreshing, brightly-colored slaw is a snap to do-ahead.

Sweet Red Cabbage Slaw
Crafted with fresh cabbage, this sweet-and-sour slaw is a true German classic.

Roasted Carrots, Two Ways
One sweet, the other savory, these easy methods allow freshly-roasted carrots to shine!

Maple-Ginger Winter Squash
You’ll love this unique flavor combination!

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