Cozy Solstice Supper Recipes

Duck out of the rain this week and tuck into a simple, satisfying supper inspired by the hearty flavors of early winter: housemade potato-leek soup with fresh Gruyère cheese bread, plus an array of beautiful ingredients for salads, including Westward blue cheese, crisp-tart Pink Lady apples and our own blood orange vinaigrette. Savory wild mushroom galette tarts, sparkling French brut wine and a gingersnap chocolate bar also add comforting appeal to this classic soup-and-salad themed box.

Here are some recipe ideas for the week:

Savory Wild Mushroom Galettes
These rustic tarts make for a stunning, and incredibly satisfying, appetizer!

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

Seasonal Green Salad with Apples, Blue Cheese & Pecans
This fresh salad combines winter greens and crisp apples slices and is finished with a light Champagne apple cider vinaigrette.

Radicchio Salad with Fennel & Blood Oranges
Tossed with our own housemade vinaigrette, this crisp, citrus-kissed salad is just beautiful.

Cauliflower Mimosa
Simmered in a combination water and milk bath, this cauliflower dish from Pierre Franey’s Cooking in America is meltingly smooth and incredibly satisfying.

Holiday Accoutrements Recipes

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It’s turkey time—allow us to lend a helping hand with the big meal with a beautiful assortment of housemade accoutrements. Welcome guests with fresh-from-the-oven galette tarts filled with spinach, mushrooms and Grana cheese, plus mushroom duxelles and a spiced marmalade composed of walnuts, pear and onion to serve with crackers or crostini. Also included: Provisions to incorporate into the day’s most classic dishes, from a turkey brining kit and red wine-infused cranberry sauce to cornbread mix for stuffing and seasonal produce including Sugar pie pumpkins, Brussels sprouts and locally-grown sweet potatoes. Here’s to a happy holiday—and a satisfied stomach, too!

Here are a few recipes ideas for the week:

Savory Mini Galette Tarts
Wow guests with these rustic tarts. (We’ve done all the prep work already!)

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
Sautéed in chicken broth and tossed with garlic and shallots, these Brussels sprouts pair beautifully with bacon.

Rustic Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes with Duxelles
These decadent potatoes are mixed with crème fraîche and mushroom duxelles for a truly satisfying finishing touch.

Cornbread-Sage Dressing with Caramelized Onions
Seasoned with fresh sage and caramelized onions, this dressing will convert any stuffing lover.

Homemade Pumpkin Purée
Nothing quite beats a pie crafted from homemade pumpkin purée! Substitute this purée in any recipe calling for canned pumpkin.

How To: Brine Your Thanksgiving Turkey
Soaking a turkey overnight in a solution of salt and water ensures a moist, juicy tender; beautiful aromatics infuse it with flavor.

Holiday Appetizers & Accoutrements Recipes

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It’s turkey time—allow us to lend a helping hand with the big meal with a beautiful assortment of housemade appetizers and farm-fresh accoutrements. Welcome guests with creamy Butternut squash soup topped with toasted pumpkin seeds, savory mini galette tarts, and a stunning platter of cornichons, chicken liver mousse and pickled raisins. Also included: provisions to incorporate into your most classic Thanksgiving dishes, from a turkey brining kit and port-infused cranberry sauce to cornbread stuffing mix and seasonal produce including Brussels sprouts and turnips. Here’s to a happy holiday—and a satisfied appetite, too!

Here are a few recipes ideas for the week:

Raisin Bread Crostini
With plump, juicy raisins throughout, this week’s loaf makes excellent crostini to pair with your appetizer platter.

Cornbread Sage Dressing with Caramelized Onions
Seasoned with fresh sage and caramelized onions, this sweet-savory dressing with convert any stuffing lover.

Baked Lady Apples
A true fall classic, this beautiful dessert gets a fresh twist courtesy of our dried cherry and walnut filling.

Savory Mini Galette Tarts
Wow guests with these rustic tarts. (We’ve done all the prep work already!)

Mashed Turnips
This delicious side dish boasts a beautiful golden color thanks to the combination of yellow Ball turnips and German Butterball potatoes.

How To: Brine Your Thanksgiving Turkey
Soaking a turkey overnight in a solution of salt and water ensures a moist, juicy tender; beautiful aromatics infuse it with flavor.

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Savory Mini Galette Tarts

Wow guests with these rustic tarts. (We’ve done all the prep work already!)

Ingredients:
Farm & Larder galette dough, chilled
Farm & Larder spinach-mushroom filling
1 large egg, whisked

Method:
1. Preheat oven to 375° and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Unwrap chilled dough and place on a well-floured surface. Let sit until the edges become soft enough to roll.

2. Roll dough to about ⅛-inch thickness, adding flour as necessary to prevent sticking. Using a round cutter (the mouth of a large wine glass works too) cut out circles of dough and place on the parchment lined pan. Collect dough scraps and reroll until dough is gone.

3. Place about 1 tablespoon of prepared filling into the center of each dough round. (The amount of filling will vary depending on the size of the dough circles. You need about ¾-inch of dough left around the edges for folding.)

4. Fold one small section of dough up onto filling. Rotate and fold another section to create a pleat. Continue until it is pleated all the way around. Press firmly to seal pleats together.

5. Brush the whisked egg on the galette crusts, then place in the oven. Bake until the crusts are golden brown. Remove and cool slightly before serving. You can also bake the tarts ahead of time and reheat just prior to serving.

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