Winter Comforts Recipes

Duck out of the pervading chill this week and tuck into a cozy, comforting supper inspired by the hearty flavors of winter: creamy housemade mushroom soup, caraway-kissed rye bread and an array of seasonal salad ingredients including baby spinach greens, red beets and tangy Chevre cheese. Spicy F&L mustard, scratch-made apricot jam and juicy Cara Cara oranges also add bright appeal to this classic soup-and-salad themed box.

Here are a few recipes ideas for the week:

Kohlrabi, Carrot & Savoy Cabbage Slaw
This easy slaw is incredibly crisp, light and fresh.

Roasted Beets
Our favorite way to cook beets, this method creates tender, delicious beets that are easy to peel and serve in a warm winter salad.

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

Spinach Greens with Warm Garlic Dressing
Fragrant garlic adds a bright, flavorful finish to baby spinach greens in this easy recipe.

Honey-Balsamic Roasted Carrots
This slam-dunk recipe from Domenica Marchetti’s The Glorious Vegetables of Italy beautiful combines both savory and sweet flavors.

Mustard-Roasted Cauliflower
Try making this elegant side dish with our signature housemade mustard.

Frizzled Leeks
These crispy leeks are a wonderful garnish for this week’s soup.

Healthy Start Recipes

Happy New Year! Get 2017 off to a fresh start with this week’s lineup, which features a comforting soup crafted from organic winter vegetables simmered in our own chicken stock, plus nutty whole-grain bread and fresh produce including Acorn squash, yellow Chantenay carrots and golden beets. Coupled with a Guatemalan chocolate bar, Grana-style cheese and farm-fresh eggs from our flock of heritage breed hens, this beautiful winter menu is both richly flavorful and resolution friendly.

Here are a few recipes ideas for the week:

Kale-Potato Frittata
This easy frittata is baked in a skillet with seasonal veggies, fragrant garlic and Grana-style cheese.

Butter-Braised Savoy Cabbage
Gently cooking chopped cabbage in a bit of butter and salt creates a meltingly-tender, richly-flavored side dish.

Balsamic-Glazed Root Vegetables
An herb-packed marinade infuses fresh flavor into winter staples like carrots and parsnips.

Spicy Honey-Glazed Parsnips
Drizzled with chili-honey butter, this roasted parsnip recipe from Bon Appetit is a real winner.

Parmesan-Roasted Cauliflower
This fragrant and flavorful cauliflower is also wonderful served over pasta.

Fall Fixins’ Recipes

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With cool, crisp weather, football in full swing and vibrant leaves starting to dot the ground, all signs point to the official start of fall this week. Celebrate this beautiful season with a halftime-ready feast starring our housemade chili con carne crafted with fresh garlic and roasted peppers, plus fritter mix to combine with sweet corn and fry up as a stunning side. Also included this week: Imported Irish cheddar cheese, Alder-smoked tomato honey and a bevy of produce that includes cherry tomatoes, golden and Chioggia beets and Savoy cabbage.

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Roasted Corn Fritters

This savory-sweet fritters are wonderful served with this week’s Alder-smoked tomato honey.

Beet, Cheddar & Apple Tarts

Thinly-sliced beets add beautiful color to these appetizer-sized tarts from Martha Stewart.

Cherry Tomato-Beet Salad
Topped with a mustard-balsamic dressing, this cherry tomato and roasted beet salad is incredibly flavorful.

Cabbage Salad with Apples & Walnuts

With crisp apples and toasted walnuts, this salad from the Chez Panisse Fruit cookbook is a lively and refreshing first course.

Holiday Accoutrements Recipes

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It’s turkey time—allow us to lend a helping hand with the big meal with a beautiful assortment of housemade accoutrements. Welcome guests with fresh-from-the-oven galette tarts filled with spinach, mushrooms and Grana cheese, plus mushroom duxelles and a spiced marmalade composed of walnuts, pear and onion to serve with crackers or crostini. Also included: Provisions to incorporate into the day’s most classic dishes, from a turkey brining kit and red wine-infused cranberry sauce to cornbread mix for stuffing and seasonal produce including Sugar pie pumpkins, Brussels sprouts and locally-grown sweet potatoes. Here’s to a happy holiday—and a satisfied stomach, too!

Here are a few recipes ideas for the week:

Savory Mini Galette Tarts
Wow guests with these rustic tarts. (We’ve done all the prep work already!)

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
Sautéed in chicken broth and tossed with garlic and shallots, these Brussels sprouts pair beautifully with bacon.

Rustic Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes with Duxelles
These decadent potatoes are mixed with crème fraîche and mushroom duxelles for a truly satisfying finishing touch.

Cornbread-Sage Dressing with Caramelized Onions
Seasoned with fresh sage and caramelized onions, this dressing will convert any stuffing lover.

Homemade Pumpkin Purée
Nothing quite beats a pie crafted from homemade pumpkin purée! Substitute this purée in any recipe calling for canned pumpkin.

How To: Brine Your Thanksgiving Turkey
Soaking a turkey overnight in a solution of salt and water ensures a moist, juicy tender; beautiful aromatics infuse it with flavor.

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