Flavors of Bavaria Recipes

In keeping with the warm, soulful flavors of classic German fare, this week’s lineup takes a trip to Bavaria with such favorites as smoky bratwurst links, fresh pumpernickel bread and tangy sauerkraut. Complemented by an array of seasonal all-stars like purple top turnips, Meyer lemons, crisp apples, baby red beets and fingerling potatoes to incorporate into comforting side dishes, this box also includes farm-fresh eggs, freshly-baked Linzer cookies, a rye stout vinegar, and a medley of earthy mushrooms—prost!

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Bratwurst with Braised Sauerkraut & Potatoes
This inviting main dish is incredibly flavorful, simmered with luscious sauerkraut and boiled potatoes.

Caraway Seed Roasted Potatoes
These fragrant potatoes would be excellent served alongside this week’s brats and sauerkraut.

Sweet Cabbage Slaw
Crafted with fresh cabbage, this sweet-and-sour slaw is a true German classic.

Turnip and Pea Shoot Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette
This salad celebrates the fresh flavors of spring with crisp turnips, tender pea shoots, and a zesty lemon vinaigrette.

Applesauce
This lovely, chunky applesauce pairs well with this week’s Bavarian fare.

Spring Color Recipes

From blue-hued Oyster mushrooms to ruby-red rhubarb, this week’s lineup is awash in a rainbow of color! Enjoy the best that spring has to offer with the likes of vivid red and gold beets, pink Cara Cara oranges and verdant leeks, plus fresh spring greens such as pea shoots, Shiso microgreens and Bibb lettuce. Also included in this bright box: Eggs from our heritage breed laying hens, garlic and chive cream cheese from Tunawerth Creamery, a unique organic grain and lentil blend, Italian Rustica bread and fresh herbs plucked straight from the garden.

Here are some recipe ideas for the week:

Pea Shoot & Microgreen Salad with Hazelnuts
This stellar salad from Food & Wine is beautifully balanced with peppery microgreens and sweet pea shoots.

Warm Beet Salad with Cara Cara Oranges & Chevre
Topped with tangy goat cheese and juicy orange slices, this colorful salad is a true springtime pick-me-up.

Pan-Fried Mushrooms
Crispy, garlicky, and delicious, these mushrooms make an incredible side dish.

Frizzled Leeks
These crispy leeks are a wonderful garnish for salads, soups or main dish proteins like beef or pork.

Rhubarb-Thyme Jam
This sweet-and-savory spread is delicious on toasted crostini with a little of this week’s cream cheese; or, add it to your morning oatmeal for an unexpected touch!

Spring Color Recipes

From meaty, charcoal-hued Oyster mushrooms to ruby-red rhubarb, this week’s lineup is awash in color! Enjoy the best that spring has to offer with the likes of vivid bunching scallions, leeks, Boro red beets, Wild Twist apples and radishes, plus fresh spring “greenery” such as pea shoots, arugula and broccoli microgreens. Also included in this bright box: Farm-fresh eggs from our heritage breed laying hens, a Chilean Sauvignon Blanc, Challah bread and chives plucked straight from the herb garden. To spring!

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Pea Shoot & Microgreen Salad with Hazelnuts
This stellar salad from Food & Wine is beautifully balanced with peppery microgreens and sweet pea shoots.

Pan-Fried Oyster Mushrooms with Garlic
A rustic and beautiful side dish, these easy pan-fried mushrooms taste meaty and garlicky, and yet delicate and fresh.

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

Rhubarb-Thyme Jam
This sweet-and-savory spread is delicious on toasted crostini with a little crumbled chevre; or, add it to your morning oatmeal for an unexpected touch!

Roasted Rhubarb
This rosy-colored roasted dish makes for an excellent dessert, especially served with vanilla ice cream!

Rhubarb Custards
These custards from Martha Stewart Living couldn’t be any easier! (Or more delicious!)

Apple of Our Eye Recipes

From dried fruit and pie-spiced pecan-almond butter to crisp-pressed cider and Jonagolds from the orchard, this week’s lineup is filled with apple-themed delights, as well as other fresh provisions to keep you cozy during these chilly days, like Skagit River Ranch bacon, egg grattini pasta, and stollen fruit loaf. Also in your box: Farm-fresh eggs, a Columbia Valley Chardonnay and winter all-stars such as Chantenay carrots, Badger Flame beets and Delicata squash. Enjoy!

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Raisin Bread Crostini
With plump, juicy raisins throughout, this week’s loaf makes excellent crostini to pair with our apple butter, plus maybe even a few bacon bits on top!

Celery & Fennel Salad with Herbs
This side salad from Martha Stewart is incredibly crisp and refreshing.

Cara Cara Orange & Pea Shoot Salad
This crisp, citrus-kissed salad is both bold in flavor and beautiful in presentation.

Carrot & Apple Sauté with Rosemary
This fun combination sings with fresh flavor!

Cider-Braised Beets
These delightful beets from Rick Rodgers’ The Big Book of Sides are sure to be a new favorite.

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