Smoky, a little spicy and very summery, this salad with a snap to prepare.
4 ears of corn, in husks
2 Poblano chiles
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 scallions, chopped
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
¾ teaspoon hot sauce (such as Frank’s)
Vegetable oil (for grill)
1. Prepare a grill for medium heat; oil grate. Whisk lime juice and hot sauce in a medium bowl; season with salt. Set dressing aside.
2. Grill corn (still in husks) and chiles, turning occasionally, until corn is charred all over (husks will be nicely blackened and some of the kernels will become deeply browned in spots) and chiles are blackened in spots and crisp-tender, 10–12 minutes for corn and 8–10 minutes for chiles. Transfer to a platter and let cool slightly before shucking corn.
3. Slather corn with butter, then cut kernels from cobs into bowl with reserved dressing. Remove seeds from chiles and chop. Add to corn along with scallions. Toss to combine; season corn salad with salt.
Crafted from tender basil leaves, sweet pine nuts, extra-virgin olive oil, Grana-style cheese, fragrant garlic and a kiss of sea salt, classic Genovese pesto is a true taste of summer—and our weekly delivery comes complete with the ingredients to craft your own incredibly fresh version. Accompanied by imported orecchiette pasta and fresh Italian Rustica bread to pair with that glorious pesto, this summery lineup also includes farm-fresh eggs, heirloom tomatoes, a crisp rosé and beautifully ripe plums. Mangia!
Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:
Classic Basil Pesto
Toss it on pasta, stir into salad dressings, drizzle over heirloom tomatoes—the possibilities are endless with this classic sauce!
Frisée Salad with Plums & Hazelnuts
Later in the fall, this salad is equally amazing with slices of crisp apple or juicy pear.
Slow-Roasted Heirloom Tomatoes
Slow-roasting these beautiful tomatoes concentrates their unique flavor—try these with a drizzle of pesto!
Grilled Turnips with Mint & Lime
The bright combination of mint and lime adds summery appeal to these tender-crisp grilled turnips.
Grilled Cauliflower Steaks with Honey & Lemon
Break out the barbecue for these flavorful cauliflower “steaks”!
This delectable compote is delicious spooned over yogurt, ice cream, even waffles or pancakes!
The combination of mint and lime adds summery appeal to these tender-crisp grilled turnips.
1 bunch Hakurei turnips, scrubbed and trimmed
¼ cup mint, minced
2 cloves garlic, smashed and minced
3 tablespoons olive oil
Juice of a small lime
Sea salt and fresh ground pepper
1. Preheat your grill. Set turnips on a plate and sprinkle with sea salt.
2. Set turnips directly on grill grate away from direct heat and cover. Cook for 5 minutes. Flip turnips and continue to cook, covered. Check after 4-5 minutes, continue turning and cooking until turnips are cooked through.
3. To prepare vinaigrette, whisk together mint, garlic, olive oil, lime juice, plus salt and pepper to taste. Toss with turnips and let sit for 10-15 minutes. Season again with salt and pepper as needed.
This is one of those salads that hits all four flavors—bitter, salty, sweet and sour, all in one bite.
1 large head Treviso radicchio
¼ cup pitted dates
4 ounces sheep’s milk feta cheese
¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons lime juice
Pinch of red pepper flakes
Sea salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
1. Separate the leaves of the radicchio and rinse and dry thoroughly, then chop the leaves into large chunks. Place in a large serving bowl.
2. Slice the dates into long slivers and sprinkle over the radicchio. Sprinkle a pinch of salt and the red pepper flakes, then drizzle the olive oil over. Squeeze the lime juice and crumble the feta cheese over everything, and grind pepper freshly from a pepper mill. Toss and serve immediately.