Father’s Day Cookout Recipes

Fire up the barbecue and celebrate dear old dad this week with a summery menu starring flavor-packed, all-natural bratwurst sausages to throw on the grill, plus Beecher’s smoked Flagship cheese and housemade smoky baked beans to serve alongside. These cookout classics are also accented by a bevy of fresh produce like mixed heirloom cherry tomatoes, Romanesco and purple scallions, plus fresh-baked Pain au Levain bread, F&L raspberry vinaigrette and our signature summer fruit cake mix. To Dad!

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Romanesco Salad
Bright Romanesco florets are tossed with an equally-vibrant red wine vinaigrette, plus red onions, celery and capers in this fabulous salad from food blog Simple Recipes.

Grilled Turnips with Mint & Lime
The bright combination of mint and lime adds summery appeal to these tender-crisp grilled turnips.

Snow Peas with Lemon-Chili Breadcrumbs
Tossed with lemon-kissed breadcrumbs, this bright side makes beautiful use of fresh peas.

Herbed Turnip & Beet Chips
These crispy, herb-coated vegetables are a great complement to barbecue fare.

F&L Summer Fruit Cake
Moist and incredibly flavorful, this summer fruit cake comes together in just minutes!

Summer Favorites Recipes

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Tomatoes! Corn! Peaches! These treasured late-summer favorites have arrived and this week’s box celebrates the trio in all their sun-ripened glory, as well as other new arrivals such as green beans, zucchini and chili peppers, plus yellow Canary melons. Kick off your meal with fried squash blossoms stuffed with our housemade ricotta cheese, then slice up some fresh multigrain bread, uncork a bottle of red wine and get to cookin’ with these summer all-stars.

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Ricotta-Stuffed Fried Squash Blossoms
The ultimate summer starter, incredibly beautiful and flavorful.

Fresh Corn Salad
Crisp, crunchy and spicy, this side salad also makes for a wonderful salsa paired with tortilla chips or pita.

Grilled Lemon Garlic Zucchini
Brushed with a herb-kissed butter mixture, these zucchini slices pair well with grilled chicken, fish or steak.

Green Beans & Herbs
These tender-crisp beans are accented with a medley of fresh herbs and butter.

Glorious May Recipes

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The arrival of May means spring truly is in full swing as we are daily reminded thanks to recent warm days and the various crops ripening in the garden. This week, enjoy spring in all its glory with a wonderful assortment of produce ranging from hothouse cherry tomatoes and Walla Walla salad onions to fresh rhubarb and herbs like mint, lovage and chive blossoms. Also included: Fresh rhubarb and almond crisp topping, plus all the fixins’ for a satisfying PB&J sandwich on Challah bread. Enjoy!

Here are a few recipes ideas for the week:

Mint Lemonade
This fizzy concoction is pure bliss when enjoyed on a warm spring afternoon.

Roasted Green Garlic
Roasting these garlic bulbs brings out its lovely springtime sweetness.

Fresh Herb Rub
This versatile rub is delicious on steak, chicken, fish, even veggies!

Cherry Tomato Salsa with Fresh Herbs
A pico de gallo-style salsa bright in flavor and combined with Walla Walla salad onions and herbs.

Buttered Radishes with Poached Eggs
Tender radishes and shallots are topped with a silky poached egg for the perfect finish.

Grilled Turnips with Mint & Lime
The combination of mint and lime adds summery appeal to these tender-crisp grilled turnips.

Rhubarb Crisp
A quick and easy dessert using spring rhubarb—simply toss with the following ingredients, then sprinkle with our signature crisp topping.

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