Though the calendar may say September, the recent sunny weather has the gardens thinking it’s still high summer as they continue to produce favorites for this week’s box like heirloom tomatoes, grilling peppers and zucchini, as well as crisp salad greens, edible flowers and the first of the early autumn sweet corn. Also included: All the ingredients for a nectarine galette tart topped with honey-cinnamon crème fraîche—pop that in the oven, then uncork a bottle of French Rosé and toast to lingering summer.
Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:
Sweet Corn Fritters
These perfectly-crisp fritters are sure to be a new fall favorite!
This rustic Provencal dish is summer in a bowl, crafted with zucchini, eggplant and tomatoes.
Grilled Peppers & Zucchini
Serve these classic grilled vegetables from Domenica Marchetti’s The Glorious Vegetables of Italy atop warm bread.
These addictive peppers are wonderful for snacking, or served with burgers, tacos and sandwiches.
Billy Mills’ Corn Relish
This classic recipe hails from The Complete Book of Pickles and Relishes, and is a true farmhouse standby!
Sprinkled with a dusting of cinnamon sugar, this fresh tart is sure to please.
Honey-Cinnamon Crème Fraîche
This amazing combination is wonderful atop a fruit galette, baked apples or even poached pears!