Taco Time Recipes

Spice things up with this week’s taco-themed box, which comes complete with Skagit River Ranch’s signature chorizo sausage and hand-pressed, wholegrain tortillas. Top your tacos with garden-grown scallions, radishes and chopped papalo herbs, plus a spoonful of locally-made chunky salsa—or one of your own making with this week’s tomatillos—and you’ve got all the makings of a Southwestern-style feast. Also included: Sliced multigrain bread, farm-fresh eggs, crisp salad greens, a trio of smoky-spicy peppers and a medley of tomatoes, plus limes and beautiful white donut peaches. Enjoy!

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Avocado-Radish Slaw
This creamy-yet-crunchy slaw would be fantastic layered into your taco this week.

Chorizo Scramble
Or, try breakfast tacos this week: Just whip up this spicy scramble and serve it in tortillas with cheese and salsa on top!

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa
Great served with chips, or mixed into rice, this awesome salsa also makes excellent sauce for enchiladas!

Scallion Relish
This peppy relish from Martha Stewart adds flavor to the likes of scrambled eggs or even this week’s tacos.

Sautéed Summer Squash
So simple, so flavorful: These summer beauties are excellent served over grilled crostini or tossed in with cooked quinoa.

Mojito Cocktail
The ultimate summer refresher, crafted with fresh Mojito mint and lime.

Avocado-Radish Slaw

This creamy-yet-crunchy slaw would be fantastic layered into your taco this week.

Ingredients:
½ bunch radishes, washed and trimmed of green tops, a thinly sliced into matchsticks
1 medium, ripe avocado, pitted
¼ cup water
1 lime, juiced
½ cup cilantro leaves
Sea salt and pepper

Method:
1. In a blender, mix the avocado, water, lime juice, cilantro and a healthy pinch of salt. Blend until completely smooth, adding more water as needed to achieve the consistency of a pourable dressing.

2. Add the radishes to a bowl, and toss with dressing. Season with salt and pepper, and an extra squeeze of lime, as needed. Set aside until ready to use.

Fresh & Flavorful Recipes

Kick things up a notch with this week’s selection of bright and fresh ingredients, starting with spicy, all-natural chorizo sausage, hand-crafted tortillas, and creamy, locally-made queso con salsa on down to a bevy of summer produce like artichokes, sugar snap peas, mixed zucchini and gorgeous Strawberry Rainier cherries. Also accented by farm-fresh eggs, a Spanish white wine, multigrain bread, and flavorful herbs like mint, cilantro and Oaxacan Hoja Santa and oregano, this lineup is packed with flavor; enjoy!

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Chorizo Scramble
Try some breakfast tacos this week: Just whip up this spicy scramble and serve it in tortillas with hot sauce or queso con salsa on top!

Beet & Snap Pea Salad
This colorful salad is perfectly complemented by a lemon-honey vinaigrette.

Lemon-Honey Vinaigrette
This lovely vinaigrette is bright with lemon juice, sweet honey and fresh parsley.

Grilled Artichokes
Cracked pepper and a subtle lemon flavor perfectly accent these beautiful grilled artichokes.

Sugar Snap Peas with Lemon Breadcrumbs
This light, crunchy side makes beautiful use of fresh snap peas.

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.

Taco Night Recipes

Spice things up with this week’s taco-themed box, which comes complete with Skagit River Ranch’s signature chorizo sausage, Mayocoba yellow beans, hand-pressed, wholegrain tortillas and Samish Bay queso fresco cheese. Top your tacos with garden-grown scallions and cilantro, plus a spoonful of locally-made chunky salsa, and you’ve got the makings of a Southwestern-style feast. Also included: Sliced multigrain bread, dried Guajillo chiles, farm-fresh eggs, crisp salad greens and lemon, lime, and blood orange citrus fruits. Enjoy!

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week

Blood Orange Salad with Honey-Lime Vinaigrette
This crisp, citrus-kissed salad is both bold in flavor and beautiful in presentation.

Cilantro-Lime Rice
A fantastic side to tacos, enchiladas and more.

How-To: Cook Mayocoba Beans
You can enjoy these beans straight out of the pot, or save and prepare them refried-style later!

Chorizo Scramble
Or, try breakfast tacos this week: Just whip up this spicy scramble and serve it in tortillas with cheese and salsa on top!

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

Honey & Thyme-Roasted Carrots with Queso Fresco
A delightfully-fresh spin on roasted carrots.

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