Radicchio, Farro & Apple Salad

Tart, crunchy and crisp, this salad celebrates the classic combination of apple and radicchio.

Ingredients:
1 head Chioggia radicchio, cored and thinly sliced
2 fennel bulbs, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
1 large sweet-tart apple, cored and sliced
½ cup cooked farro
Garden Herb Vinaigrette (see recipe)
¼ toasted nuts, such as pecans or hazelnuts
Sea salt and fresh ground pepper

Method:
1. Combine apple slices, fennel, radicchio and farro in a large bowl.

2. Pour about ¼ cup of the dressing over the salad and toss to combine.

3. Taste, and gradually add more dressing to your liking. Garnish with reserved fennel fronds and toasted nuts.

Hearty, Healthy Italian Recipes

This week’s box is packed with the vibrant flavors of Italy, found in the forms of fresh bucatini pasta, Italian sausage from Skagit River Ranch, and rustic bread—plus health-boosting, vitamin-rich produce, too, from hearty kale to beautiful locally-foraged mushrooms, plus crisp carrots, winter squash, bright radicchio and fresh leeks. Enjoy these seasonal beauties alongside farm-fresh eggs, fragrant herbs and both crème fraîche and fromage blanc from our own creamery; mangia!

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Bucatini Pasta with Italian Sausage & Kale
Everyone will be asking for seconds of this extremely satisfying dish.

Fresh Radicchio, Fennel & Apple Salad
Tart, crunchy and crisp, this cool salad celebrates the classic combination of fennel and radicchio.

Roasted Leeks
Seasoned with salt and pepper, roasted leeks make for a satisfying side dish.

Garlic Butter-Roasted Mushrooms
Roasted with capers and garlic, this simple mushroom dish is a real show-stopper.

Crème Fraîche Salad Dressing
Creamy, yet light, this dressing is fantastic tossed with greens and thinly-sliced radish.

Fall Bounty Recipes

Bright orange carrots, creamy Hakurei turnips, Delicata squash, fragrant fennel, and stunning Arkansas black apples: This week’s box is packed with beautiful fall produce. Accented by other farmhouse favorites like Pain au Levain sourdough bread, a mix of radicchio and kicky Andouille sausage from Skagit River Ranch, plus farm-fresh eggs, smoky Scamorza cheese and fragrant herbs, this colorful lineup is both ultra-flavorful and oh-so-fresh; enjoy!

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Radicchio & Apple Salad with Garden Herb Vinaigrette
Tart, crunchy and crisp, this salad celebrates the classic combination of apple and radicchio.

Garden Herb Vinaigrette
This flavor-packed vinaigrette is fantastic with both grains and greens.

Honey-Balsamic Roasted Carrots
This slam-dunk recipe from Domenica Marchetti’s The Glorious Vegetables of Italy makes the best of crisp carrots.

Baked Fennel
This classic Italian finocchi gratinati is simply sublime.

Butter-Braised Turnips with Greens
Simmered in rich chicken stock, this dish is finished with lemon juice and thyme for fresh appeal.

Radicchio & Apple Salad with Garden Herb Vinaigrette

Tart, crunchy and crisp, this salad celebrates the classic combination of apple and radicchio.

Ingredients:
1 head radicchio, cored and thinly sliced
2 fennel bulbs, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
1 large sweet-tart apple, cored and sliced
Garden-Herb vinaigrette (see recipe)
¼ toasted nuts, such as pecans or hazelnuts
Sea salt and fresh ground pepper

Method:
1. Combine apple slices, fennel and radicchio in a large bowl.

2. Pour about ¼ cup of the dressing over the salad and toss to combine.

3. Taste, and gradually add more dressing to your liking. Garnish with reserved fennel fronds and toasted nuts.

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