Cozy Comforts Recipes

Warm yourself body and soul this week with a lineup of cozy wintertime favorites like Gruyère cheese bread, earthy Shiitake and dried Porcini mushrooms, farm-fresh eggs, and hearty split grain emmer farro that can be prepared risotto-style with our signature, hand-crafted chicken stock. Additionally highlighted by crisp radicchio, carrots, leeks and garden-grown herbs, this box is also flush with a bevy of beautiful winter citrus fruit to further brighten your week. Enjoy!

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Herb-Kissed Farrotto with Shiitake Mushrooms & Crispy Shallots
This truly cozy, risotto-style dish boasts immense flavor, cooked in chicken stock and accented with earthy mushrooms and crackly-crisp shallots.

How-To: Reconstitute Dried Mushrooms
Follow these simple steps to reconstitute the beautiful mushrooms for this week’s farrotto.

Radicchio, Farro & 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.

Meyer Lemon-Lime Curd
Serve this classic curd from Gourmet magazine with sliced pound cake or sugar cookies for an easy and elegant dessert!

Garden Herb Vinaigrette

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 Italian parsley
2 teaspoons minced fresh oregano
2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary leaves
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.

Meyer Lemon, Valencia Orange & Kumquat Citronette

Crafted from a beautiful mixture of winter citrus, this light, yet punchy, vinaigrette is lovely drizzled on fresh garden greens.

Ingredients:
¼ cup Meyer lemon juice
1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
1 tablespoon kumquat juice
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1 clove garlic, finely minced
2 teaspoon honey
½ cup extra virgin olive oil
Kosher salt to taste

Method:
1. Combine all ingredients and mix thoroughly. Adjust seasoning to taste with salt.

Summering in France Recipes

Cool, classic and colorful, Salade Niçoise is the hallmark of summer in France, layered with fresh produce like tender-crisp lettuce, green beans and fingerling potatoes, and accents like hard-boiled eggs and protein-rich tuna. Thus, your box this week honors Bastille Day with local ingredients to create your own version of the famous salad, plus summery herbs and produce, creamy chevre cheese from Lost Peacock farm, dry organic rosé wine, a fresh baguette and even apricots. Enjoy!

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Salade Niçoise
A classic from the esteemed Julia Child, this colorful salad can be customized to your liking.

Niçoise Vinaigrette
Julia Child’s famous vinaigrette, crafted from lemon juice and Dijon mustard!

Frisée Salad with Apricots & Hazelnuts
This salad is amazing with pretty much any stone fruit, from plums to peaches to this week’s apricots.

Charred Romano Bean Salad
This simple, satisfying salad courtesy of chef Michael Symon always gets rave reviews!

Red Radish Spread with Fresh Herbs
This cool, creamy spread is wonderful slathered on sliced baguette bread for a starter or a mid-afternoon snack.

Charred Red Spring Onion Gremolata
This smoky sauce is wonderful slathered on grilled bread.

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