Summery September Recipes


Though the calendar may say September, the recent sunny weather has the gardens thinking it’s still high summer as they continue to produce favorites for this week’s box like heirloom tomatoes, grilling peppers and zucchini, as well as crisp salad greens, edible flowers and the first of the early autumn sweet corn. Also included: All the ingredients for a nectarine galette tart topped with honey-cinnamon crème fraîche—pop that in the oven, then uncork a bottle of French Rosé and toast to lingering summer.

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Sweet Corn Fritters
These perfectly-crisp fritters are sure to be a new fall favorite!

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

Grilled Peppers & Zucchini
Serve these classic grilled vegetables from Domenica Marchetti’s The Glorious Vegetables of Italy atop warm bread.

Pickled Peppers
These addictive peppers are wonderful for snacking, or served with burgers, tacos and sandwiches.

Billy Mills’ Corn Relish
This classic recipe hails from The Complete Book of Pickles and Relishes, and is a true farmhouse standby!

Nectarine Galette
Sprinkled with a dusting of cinnamon sugar, this fresh tart is sure to please.

Honey-Cinnamon Crème Fraîche
This amazing combination is wonderful atop a fruit galette, baked apples or even poached pears!

Fall Fixins’ Recipes

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With cool, crisp weather, football in full swing and vibrant leaves starting to dot the ground, all signs point to the official start of fall this week. Celebrate this beautiful season with a halftime-ready feast starring our housemade chili con carne crafted with fresh garlic and roasted peppers, plus fritter mix to combine with sweet corn and fry up as a stunning side. Also included this week: Imported Irish cheddar cheese, Alder-smoked tomato honey and a bevy of produce that includes cherry tomatoes, golden and Chioggia beets and Savoy cabbage.

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Roasted Corn Fritters

This savory-sweet fritters are wonderful served with this week’s Alder-smoked tomato honey.

Beet, Cheddar & Apple Tarts

Thinly-sliced beets add beautiful color to these appetizer-sized tarts from Martha Stewart.

Cherry Tomato-Beet Salad
Topped with a mustard-balsamic dressing, this cherry tomato and roasted beet salad is incredibly flavorful.

Cabbage Salad with Apples & Walnuts

With crisp apples and toasted walnuts, this salad from the Chez Panisse Fruit cookbook is a lively and refreshing first course.

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