Summer Peach & Heirloom Tomato Salad

Incredibly fresh and light, this colorful salad is accented by a robust heirloom tomato vinaigrette.

Ingredients:
1-2 peaches, pitted, peeled and cut into wedges
1-2 heirloom tomatoes, trimmed of stems and cut into wedges
¼ cup thinly-sliced sweet onion
¼ cup fresh feta cheese
¼ fresh basil leaves, coarsely torn
Grilled Heirloom Tomato Vinaigrette (see recipe)
Sea salt and fresh ground pepper

Method:
1. Combine peach and tomato slices with sliced onion in a large bowl. Toss with about ½ cup of the vinaigrette. Taste for seasoning and drizzle with more dressing and season with salt and pepper as desired.

2. Transfer to a serving platter and top salad with feta cheese crumbles and basil. Serve immediately.

Taco Night Recipes

Spice things up with this week’s taco-themed box, which comes complete with locally-made, hand-pressed tortillas, smoky chorizo sausage from Skagit River Ranch and a bounty of summer produce to serve alongside, from crisp cabbage and jalapeño pepper to heirloom cherry tomatoes, spicy salad greens and Costata Romanesco zucchini. Also included: Freshly-baked multigrain bread, a crisp French Rosé wine and ripe, juicy Okanogan yellow peaches. Enjoy!

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Cabbage-Lime Slaw
This simple, flavorful slaw is wonderful piled on top of tacos!

Heirloom Cherry Tomato Salsa with Fresh Herbs
A pico de gallo-style salsa bright in flavor and combined with spring onions and mint.

Marinated Cucumber Salad
Super simple and healthy, this salad is perfect for casual summer feasting.

Zucchini Ribbons with Lemon & Basil
This incredibly fresh side from Alice Waters’ Art of Simple Food II is seasoned with just the right amount of fragrant basil and zesty lemon.

Grilled Radicchio with Olive Oil & Sea Salt
These radicchio wedges are wonderful served alongside a grilled entrée.

Grilled Peaches with Almond Whipped Cream
Drizzled with honey and topped with toasted almonds, these peaches are simply stunning for dessert.

Peach Cobbler

It’s hard to beat this classic summer dessert—just add whipped crème fraîche!

Ingredients:
4 cups sliced peaches*
F&L cobbler crust mix
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 cup sugar
1 cup milk
Ground cinnamon or nutmeg (optional)

Method:
1. Melt butter in a 13-by-9-inch baking dish. Meanwhile, in a large bowl combine the F&L cobbler crust mix with the milk, stirring until dry ingredients are just moistened.

2. Bring 1 cup sugar, peach slices, and lemon juice to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly. Pour the peach mixture into the baking dish and top with cobbler batter. Sprinkle with cinnamon or nutmeg, if desired.

3. Bake at 375° for 40 to 45 minutes or until golden brown and a tester comes out clean. Serve cobbler warm or cool with a generous dollop of whipped crème fraîche.

* Feel free to add in a few of this week’s apriums, as well—delicious!

Summery Salads Recipes

The time is ripe—for just about everything! From crisp lettuce, heirloom tomatoes and new potatoes to juicy peaches and ripe plums, this week’s box is a display of summer splendor. Filled with a bevy of salad-ready provisions including gorgeous feta cheese and housemade raspberry vinaigrette, this refreshing lineup also features Kalamata olive bread, cultured butter with grey sea salt and a bounty of beautiful herbs like purple basil, anise hyssop and red garlic so that you can enjoy each and every bite this box has to offer.

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Summer Stone Fruit Salad with F&L Raspberry Vinaigrette
Adapted from a Gaby Dalkin recipe, this bright and lively salad is perfect for a hot summer’s day.

Greek Village Salad
The classic Mediterranean salad, tossed with tomatoes, olives and feta.

Roasted Potato Salad with Sweet Corn, Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Fresh Basil
This room temperature salad will be a hit at your next barbecue. (Plus, it’s a snap to prep ahead!)

Cabbage-Fennel Slaw with Cilantro
This light, fresh dish is fantastic on tacos, pulled pork sandwiches or simply served as a summery side.

Mint Simple Syrup
Try this easy syrup splashed into your next glass of lemonade!

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