Herb-Shallot Dressing

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

Ingredients:
¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 tablespoon champagne vinegar or white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon honey
2 tablespoons minced shallot
1 tablespoon, plus 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
2 teaspoons minced fresh mint
2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves
½ teaspoon fresh lemon zest
½ teaspoon kosher salt
¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Method:
1. Combine all the dressing ingredients in a pint-sized jar with a tight-fitting lid, cover, and shake vigorously until emulsified, about 30 seconds. Reserve until ready to use.

Easy & Effortless Recipes

Memorial Day heralds the unofficial kick-off for summer sun and fun, and this weekend’s forecast looks summery indeed! Enjoy the long holiday weekend with super-fresh favorites like imported Italian pasta, rich, silky duck eggs, focaccia bread, and our own herb-kissed fresh cheese, all at the ready for easy and effortless fare whatever you might have planned. Also included this week: A crisp French Rosé, a plethora of spring greens including Lacinato kale, and spring produce like Hakurei turnips, asparagus, spring onions, pac choi and more.

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Spring Pasta with Lacinato Kale & Olive Oil-Fried Duck Eggs
This light, creamy pasta is a show-stopper, topped with spring produce and fried duck eggs.

Grilled Turnips with Mint & Lime
The combination of mint and lime adds summery appeal to these tender-crisp grilled turnips.

Sunflower Shoot & Arugula Salad with Radishes & Hazelnuts
This stellar salad from Food & Wine is beautifully balanced with peppery greens and radishes and sweet pea shoots.

Green Garlic Salad Dressing
Flavor-packed ground mustard, vinegar and green garlic stalks mix beautifully in this easy vinaigrette.

Roasted Cara Cara Oranges
These gorgeous oranges would be wonderful served with this week’s focaccia and fresh cheese.

A Taste of Home Recipes

With seasonal produce favorites like radishes, sugar snap peas and purple sprouting broccoli, plus our signature chicken stock and housemade apricot jam, this week’s lineup not only delivers the freshest flavors of spring, but also includes an exciting new taste of home: Small-batch, locally-grown and milled flour from right here in the Pacific Northwest. Have fun experimenting in the kitchen with this stone-ground, heirloom wheat flour, and also enjoy fresh pumpernickel bread, micro-green sunflower shoots and beautiful Shiitake mushrooms, all to help you enjoy the best the Northwest has to offer.

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Sugar Snap Pea Salad with Crème Fraîche Vinaigrette
This wonderful springtime salad gets an extra flavor boost courtesy of crunch radish slices and zingy lemon zest.

Cabbage Salad with Radish & Turnip
A bright twist on classic coleslaw!

Buttered Radishes with Poached Eggs
Tender radishes and shallots are topped with a silky poached egg for the perfect finish.

Spring Vegetable Rice Soup
This soup is incredibly hearty and healthy, full of beautiful vegetables, mushrooms and tender greens.

Braised Carrots with Feta & Fresh Mint
This gorgeous side dish is freshened up with creamy feta and fragrant mint.

Braised Savoy Cabbage
This versatile dish from Alice Waters is delightful served by itself or mixed with sliced boiled potatoes or crispy bacon.

Spring Color Recipes

Starring a beautiful roasted carrot and ginger soup, this week’s delivery fittingly celebrates the season’s most colorful offerings, from ruby-red rhubarb and bright green asparagus to baby red beets and purple spring onions, plus fresh-cut yellow daffodils straight from the Skagit Valley. Complemented by a fruity French Sauvignon Blanc, rich and silky crème fraîche and beautiful oversize duck eggs, this color-rich lineup is fit for brunch, lunch and beyond.

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Spring Salad with Deviled Duck Egg Vinaigrette
This salad puts both egg yolks and whites to delicious use.

Baby Red 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.

Roasted Asparagus with Fried Duck Eggs
This easy sheet pan dish is topped with bright lemon juice.

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

Grilled Spring Onions with Lemon & Thyme
This recipe elevates green onions from garnish to a stunning side dish.

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