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Recipe Ideas - Summer Share 2014 (Weeks 1-5)



Blueberries, Rainbow Chard, Green Beans & Plums!

We have some exciting things in the share this week, including more potatoes and crispy beans, brilliantly-colored rainbow chard, and some delightful yellow plums from Old Ridge Farm.

The Best Basil Pesto 
Grilled Portobellos with Avocado-Basil “Mayonnaise” 
Basil-infused Olive Oil 
Basil Caesar Salad 
Chickpea Flour Flatbread with New Potatoes & Basil

Maple Blue-barb Jam 
Buttermilk Pancakes & Blueberry Sauce 
Blueberry Chicken Chopped Salad 
Blueberry Basil Frozen Yogurt 
Slow-cooker Blueberry Plum Butter  
Blueberry Kale Quinoa Salad

Green Beans with Lemon Parmesan Panko 
Potato & Green Bean Salad 
Summer Green Bean Salad 
Yellow Bean Salad
Sesame Garlic Green Beans 
Vibrant Tasty Green Bean Recipe 
Citrus Green Bean Salad 
Feisty Green Beans & Tofu 

Honey Balsamic Bean Salad 
The Greenest Salad 
Two-minute Creamy Salad Dressing with Fresh Lettuce 
Homemade Italian Dressing with Fresh Greeens 
Mediterranean Chicken Lettuce Wrap Tacos

Yellow Plum & Blueberry Galette 
Roasted Yellow Plum & Rosemary Popsicles 
Plum Butter
Plum Cinnamon Jam 
Plum Galette 
Seared Plums 
Chilled Plum Oatmeal Pudding 
Grilled Plums  
Spicy Plum Salsa  

Grilled Potato Salad 
Smashed Potatoes 
Potato Salad (vegan) 
Warm Green Bean & Potato Salad 
Arugula with Roasted Salmon & New Potatoes 
Black Bean & Potato Nacho Plate

Rainbow Chard
Swiss Chard & Beet Tacos (vegan) 
Rainbow Chard Slaw
Quinoa + Black Rice Bowl (vegan) 
Rainbow Chard & Radicchio Saute 
Chard Slaw with Creamy Scallion Dressing
ainbow Chard Banan Smoothie

Summer Squash
Cranberry Bean + Ribboned Zucchini Salad 
Zucchini with Baked Eggs
Quinoa & Grilled Zucchini
Raw Veggie + Ginger Rice Bowl with Sriracha Tahini 
Summer Squash Fritters
uick Pickled Zucchini

Black Raspberries (fruit share only)
Raspberry Mega Scones 
Warm & Nutty Cinnamon Quinoa 
Cardamom-toasted Millet Breakfast Bowl with Summer Blackberry Compote
Plum & Raspberry Upside-Down Cake

Cherry Berry Smoothies

Dark Sweet Cherries (fruit share only) 
Cherry & Amaranth Panzanella Salad 
Sweet Cherry Vinegar 
Pork with Cherry Sauce 
Cherry-Blueberry Chocolate Vegan Overnight Oat Parfait
Honey-soaked Quinoa Salad with Cherries & Cashews

White Sweet Cherries (fruit share only) 
Grilled Toast with Rainier Cherries, Prosciutto, Ricotta & Tarragon 
Rainier Cherry Muddler 
White Cherry Galette 


Blueberries, Peas, Green Beans & Broccoli!

This week, we get to savor the first, crisp green beans and crunchy, flavorful broccoli of the summer. They look real GOOD and taste even better. Below you will find some recipes to help spark your creativity in the kitchen with the week 4 produce. Bon appetit!

Blueberry, Lemon, Poppy Seed & Almond Cake
Fresh Blueberry Pie 
Blueberry & Yogurt Cake 
Blueberry Hand Pies 
Blueberry Buckle 
Flour-free Banana & Blueberry Pancakes

Grilled Bread Salad with Broccoli Rabe & Summer Squash (sub Broccoli!)
Steamed Broccoli & Squash with Tahini Sauce
Spicy Roasted Broccoli with Almonds 
Steamed Broccoli with Lime Dressing 
Creamy Broccoli Soup 
Broccoli Pesto 
Broccoli Juice (Yes, you read that correctly. Crazy, right?!)

Creamy Summer Slaw 
Chile & Lime Cabbage Slaw 
Asian Ahi Salad 
8 Things to Do with Napa Cabbage 
Vegan Kimchi 
Napa Cabbage Salad with Buttermilk Dressing

Green Beans
French Bean Salad 
Long Bean Salad 
Chickpea, Barley & Feta Salad with Green Beans 
Steamed Green Beans with Lemon
11 Fresh Green Bean Recipes 
10 Ways to enjoy Green Beans (Other Than in a Casserole!)

Kale Hash 
Skillet Bruschetta with Beans & Greens 
Kale Dressing 
Kale & Farro Salad with Avocado 
Kale Salad with Pine Nuts, Currants, & Parmesan 
Chocolate Blueberry Kale Muffins 

Toast with Lemony Pea Mash (use the whole pod if tender!)
Snap Pea Salad with Burrata  
Simple Mint Pea Dip 
Glazed Snow Peas 
Snow Peas with Toasted Almonds 
Cashew Snow Pea Stir Fry

Summer Squash
Zucchini, Banana, & Flaxseed Muffins
Zucchini Pasta Marinara 
Healthier Fettuccine Alfredo 
Grilled Zucchini & Ricotta Flatbread
Pea & Pearl Onion Pesto Smothered Zucchini Noodles 
Summer Stuffed Squash
Summer Squash Pasta with Green Goddess Dressing

Black Raspberries (fruit share)
Blackberry Vinegar Caramel Sauce (substitute black raspberries)
Raspberry Jam 
Fast Raspberry Scones 
Pork Medallions with Blackberry Chutney (substitute black raspberries)
Blackberry Skillet Cake (substitute black raspberries)
Oat Cake with Blueberries & Blackberries (substitute black raspberries)
Blackberry & Blueberry Muffins (substitute black raspberries)

Morello Sour Cherries (fruit share) 
Sour Cherry Crumb Cake 
Sour Cherry Almond Frozen Yogurt 
Martha Stewart’s Slab Pie 
11 Sublime Sour Cherry Recipes

Sweet Cherries (fruit share) 
Ice Pops 
Cherry Almond Crumble Cake 
Cherry Snow Cone
Cherry & Halloumi Salad 
Cherry Compote with Goat Cheese 
Grilled Chicken with Spicy Cherry Sauce




This week brings the first subtle sweetness of summer squash, [most likely] the last of the garlic scapes and peas, and more delicious sweet cherries! Stay tuned folks, we are at the tipping point of GOOD summer abundance! Soon you’ll be swimming in plentiful, spectacular summer produce.

Sweet Cherries
Cherry Upside-Down Cake 
No Recipe Cherry Jam 
Cherry Almond Gratin 
Red Fruit Salad 
Whole Wheat Cherry Vanilla Bean Pancakes 
Oven-dried Cherries (great for snacking or granola!)

Garlic Scapes
Garlic Scape Hummus 
Chicken with Garlic Scapes & Capers
Garlic Scape Pesto Steak Rub 
Chard Stalks & Garlic Scape Pasta

Head Lettuce 
Green Salad with Eggs 
Balsamic Green Salad 
Glowing Green Smoothie 
TLT Sandwich  
Egg Salad Sandwich 

Scallion & Zucchini Frittata Cups 
Noodle Salad with Chicken & Chile-Scallion Oil 
Thai-Style Grain Salad 
Tofu with Snap Peas & Scallions 
Feta Dip with Scallions

Snap Peas
Snap Peas & Cabbage Salad 
Grilled Snap Peas 
Pea & Radish Salad 
Fresh Pea, Mint & Coconut Soup

Summer Squash
Grilled Zucchini & Summer Squash 
Shaved Raw Summer Squash with Parmesan Dressing 
Summer Squash Couscous with Raisins, Pistachios, & Mint 
Summer Squash Gratin with Salsa Verde & Gruyere 
Summer Squash Sauté

Swiss Chard
Chard Tacos 
Savory Swiss Chard with Portobellos 
Zucchini Chard Muffins 
Barley Risotto with Swiss Chard, Radishes, & Preserved Lemon
Swiss Chard Tzatziki 
Swiss Chard, Snap Peas, & Beef Stir- fry

Blueberries (fruit share)
Blueberry Basil Smoothie 
Raw Sprouted Granola with Blueberry Sauce & Fresh Fruit 
Blueberry Muffins 
Blueberry Jam 
Blueberry-Oat Biscuit Cobbler 
Baked Blueberry Oatmeal

Morello Sour Cherries (fruit share) 
Sour Cherry Pie 
Sour Cherry Lemonade
Macaroon Cherry Tart

Sour Cherry & Rosemary Focaccia 
Sour Cherry Preserves  
More Sour Cherry Recipes!





Just when you thought a share could not get any better, our farmers go and grow some juicy cherries and strawberries, some crispy peas, and more beautiful, curly garlic scapes. We feel pretty confident you don’t need help with what to do with this week’s GOOD FOOD as most of it is ideal for snacking and eating raw. But, here are some tantalizing recipes to try out anyway.

Beet Chips 
Salad with Beets & Yogurt Dressing 
Cavatelli with Beets & Swiss Chard 
Grilled Beet Salad 
Grilled Beet Burger 
Beet, Arugula & Goat Cheese Grilled Cheese 
Balsamic Roasted Beet Salad 

Grilled Tilapia with Cherry Salsa 
Rustic Cherry Tart with Ricotta & Almonds 
Sweet Cherry Granita
Cherry Almond Galette 
Wheat Berry Salad 
Raw Chocolate Cherry Mousse Cake 
Cherry “Soda” 
Chocolate-Dipped Cherries

Garlic Scapes
Garlic Scape Beef Satay 
Garlic Scape Pesto 
White Bean & Garlic Scape Hummus 
Brie & Garlic Scape Pizza 
Garlic Scape Soup 
Garlic Scapes & Sharp Cheddar Biscuits 
Frittata with Scapes & Goat Cheese

Head Lettuce
Red Leaf, Roasted Red Pepper, and Pecorino 
Green Leaf, Chorizo & Apple Salad  
Bibb, Radish, & Pine Nut Salad
Romaine & Pickled Vegetable Salad 
Grilled Little Gem Salad with Pita Croutons

Kale Dip with Snap Peas
Kale Salad with Pine Nuts, Parmesan, & Lemon Vinaigrette
Bulgar, Tofu, & Kale Salad 
Kale with the Greenest Tahini Sauce 
Roasted Kale & Beets with Honey-Horseradish Vinaigrette 
Slow-cooked Kale Omelettes 

Strawberries & Danish Summer Cream
Vanilla Bean Millet Porridge with Lavender Strawberries
Strawberry Avocado Salsa
Strawberry, Pistachio, & Goat Cheese Pizza
trawberry Oat Bars
Strawberry Coconut Smoothie

Snap Peas & Snow Peas
Sugar Snap Peas with Mint 
Snappy Spring Salad 
Pork & Snap Pea Kebabs 
Sauteed Sugar Snap Peas 
Sesame Roasted Snap Peas 
Pickled Sugar Snap Peas 
Barley Salad with Garlic & Snap Peas



Garlic Scapes
Grilled Garlic Scapes 
Sauteed Garlic Scapes
Pasta with Garlic Scape Pesto 
Grilled Stuffed Naan with Garlic Scape Chutney 
Pickled Garlic Scapes 
Garlic Scape Pizza 
White Bean and Garlic Scape Dip 
Garlic Scape Carbonara 
Polenta with Sauteed Braising Greens & Garlic Scapes 

Rhubarb & Strawberry Quinoa Crumble 
Spring Buckwheat Salad 
Strawberry Kale Smoothie 
Strawberry Kale Salad
Strawberry-basil Shortcakes 
Strawberry Balsamic and Olive Oil Breakfast Cake 
Picnic Fresh Strawberry Salad 
Simple Strawberry Cake with Grilled Rhubarb Vanilla Sauce

Head Lettuce
Vegan Caesar Salad 
Strawberry Tofu Chopped Salad 
Ideal Lunch Salad 
Lettuce with Lemon Caper Dressing 
Raspberry Miso Dressing on a Summer Salad (sub strawberries!)

Red Russian Kale
Flavor Bomb Greens & Noodles 
Toasted Kale & Pan-fried Chickpea Salad 
Chopped Kale Salad with Ginger Honey Dressing 
Crunchy Kale Salad
Chickpea & Spring Onion Panzanella Salad

Basil Vinaigrette 
Poached Char with Basil Tarragon Mayonnaise 
Ligurian Pesto with Spaghetti 
Cantaloupe-Basil Agua Fresca 
10 Delicious Ways to Use a Bunch of Basil 
Vegan Basil Pesto 
Grilled Portobello Mushrooms with Avocado-Basil Mayo 
Maple-Tossed Beluga Lentil Salad

Fresh Spring Salad with Poached Cod 
Parley, Kale, and Berry Smoothie 
Avocado, Banana, and Parsley Smoothie 
Quinoa Tabbouleh

Green Kale
Shrimp and Avocado Salad with Miso Dressing
Warm Kale & Quinoa Salad with Roasted Balsamic Beets 
The 3 Best Kale Chip Recipes 
Kale Miso Soup 

Swiss Chard 
Swiss Chard & Noodle Soup with Poached Egg 
Swiss Chard Casserole with Shiitake Mushrooms 
Company Eggs 
Shirred Eggs over Garlicky Swiss Chard 
Grilled Cheese Crepes with Chard & Dill (sub basil or parsley!)