A Peek Inside Next Week’s Bushel*
7/10/17 Next Week’s Large Bushel:
Blackberries (1 pint) or Peaches (1 lb avg), Carrots (1 lb avg) or Sweet Corn (2 ears), Cucumber (1 lb avg), Eggplant (1 lb avg) or Asian Long Red Beans (1/2 lb avg), Lettuce (1 head), Mixed Potatoes (1 lb avg), Okra (1 lb), Shishitos (1/2 lb avg) or Jalapenos (1/2 lb avg), Tomatoes (1 lb avg)
7/10/17 Next Week’s Medium Bushel:
Learning to cook seasonally can be daunting. We know that the relief that comes from not having to brave the grocery store aisles or the crowded farmers market stalls is often outweighed by the slight panic you might feel when presented with a bushel overflowing with produce.
We brought the food to your door, we want to make sure it makes it into your belly. We’ve combed our brains and our favorite recipe indexes to bring you a list of ways to use your bushel throughout the week. Stick with us and you’ll be a master at seasonal cooking in no time.
Step Away From The Stove
This week we’re celebrating ways to make your meals more Texas-heat-friendly without sacrificing flavor. We’ve compiled some of our favorite no-cook recipes here for you to get the most out of of no-heat cooking. The best part about keeping the flames at bay? Most no-heat recipes are sinfully simple but that doesn’t mean they aren’t delicious. This week we’ll go back to basics, we’re talking salads, sandwiches and even soups creatively combined to make you crave summer all year round.
Less than standard Sandwiches
Salsas, sauces, bruschettas, and pestos! Get our your food processor and let your imagination soar. There’s no limit to the sauces you can make and the things you can top with them. Crackers, chips, tortillas, flaky breads, cheese, melons, other veggies, spoons…
Sweet Corn Bruschetta (The recipe calls for broiled bread but you can throw this on your favorite crackers or even eat it plain!)
Zucchini Pesto Get a little crazy and put this on spiralized zucchini noodles.
Smooth it out
Eggs are great, but so is breaking up your breakfast and snack routine with delicious and refreshing smoothies.
Salads – More Than Just Your Leafy Variety
Cold soup? That’s right, try a few gazpacho recipes on for size, you’ll find one you adore.