Summer Love Recipes

Ripe, juicy tomatoes; crisp, sweet corn; and, mild, nutty artichokes—what’s not to love about this box of summer favorites? Enjoy these seasonal all-stars and much more: This week’s super-fresh lineup also includes fennel, cucumber, Tropea onions and a bevy of salad and braising greens, plus farm-fresh eggs, multigrain bread, silky Greek yogurt from Tunawerth Creamery, tahini and a wealth of fragrant herbs. Enjoy!

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Carrot Salad with Tahini-Lemon Dressing & Crisped Chickpeas
This crunchy, crisp, and utterly refreshing salad from Smitten Kitchen is a longtime favorite in our kitchen!

Tahini-Lemon Dressing
Nutty, creamy, and a little zippy from the lemon, this dressing is incredibly versatile.

Grilled Eggplant with Lemon & Mint
Tossed with fresh mint for added brightness, this barbecued eggplant boasts a wonderfully-rich and smoky flavor.

Roasted Fennel & Tropea Onions
These tender, broiled vegetables make for a fantastic side dish.

Eggplant Caponata
This traditional Tuscan relish is lovely on toasted bread.

Fragrant Fried Herbs
Crisp-fried herbs are an unexpected (and delicious!) garnish for the likes of pastas, salads, soups and more.

Summer’s Glory Recipes

Welcome the hot, sunny days of August with a lineup of favorites fit for munching, mingling and lingering on the patio, from a housemade frittata kissed with sweet red peppers, potatoes and parsley (just reheat!) to our signature cobbler mix to pair with the first peaches of the season. Featuring a selection of produce ranging from Padrón peppers and heirloom tomatoes to eggplant and zucchini, plus Gruyère cheese bread, fig jam and fragrant herbs, this week’s lineup is bright and summer-fresh—pour a glass of fruity Chardonnay, slice up a peach and enjoy!

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Blistered Padrón Peppers
These flavorful peppers make for a wonderful pre-dinner nibble!

Summer Peach & Heirloom Tomato Salad
Incredibly fresh and light, this colorful salad is accented by a robust heirloom tomato vinaigrette.

Grilled Heirloom Tomato Vinaigrette
In addition to this week’s salad, this bright dressing is wonderful tossed with pasta, or drizzled over steamed or grilled artichokes.

Ratatouille
This rustic Provencal dish is summer in a bowl, crafted with zucchini, eggplant and tomatoes.

Eggplant Caponata
This traditional Tuscan relish is lovely on toasted crostini.

Purple Scallion Relish
This zesty relish from Martha Stewart adds flavor to the likes of grilled salmon, chicken and even flatbreads.

Peach Cobbler
It’s hard to beat this classic summer dessert—just add vanilla ice cream!

this week's recipes
baking spirits bright

farm & garden notes
hi, december

workshops & events
new classes!

archives