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Recipe Ideas - Summer Share 2015 (Week 4)

Welcome to Week 4 of the Summer Season!

Week 4 celebrates delicious green things like broccoli, zucchini (and other summer squashes) and garlic scapes! Savory dishes are the theme for this week's at home "Chopped" episode. What do you have planned for those gorgeous heads of broccoli and zesty garlic scapes?

Raspberries and other berries are incredibly delicious, but also extremely fragile and perishable items. All fresh picked berries are susceptible to spoilage with increased humidity, heat, or moisture (it rained on Lagoner Farms last night). You may find that 1 or 2 raspberries or cherries are past ripeness at the bottom of your quarts. Have no fear, this is fairly typical when add moisture or heat is involved. Simply separate those 1 or 2 overly ripe berries from the rest of the gang for composting.

Keep in mind that these berries are not "designed" to have a long shelf life. They are harvested at peak ripeness, when bursting with flavor, and are meant to be enjoyed as soon as possible! If you can't eat them within 1-2 days, freeze for later enjoyment!

Read about how to freeze berries here.

Basil 
Sauteed Zucchini with Basil 
Basil Oil 
Zucchini Basil Chickpea Waffles 
Basil Pesto Vinaigrette 
More Basil Recipes

Broccoli
Roasted Broccoli Chickpea Burgers 
20 Vegetarian Broccoli Recipes 
Anna's California Miso Avocado Salad 
Broccoli Stem Fries with Chimichurri Tahini
More Broccoli Recipes

Garlic Scapes
Garlic Scape Dressing 
Garlicky Georgian Poussins (sub scapes for cloves!)
Garlic Scape Basil Soup 
More Garlic Scape Recipes

Lettuce or Field Greens 
15 Lettuce Recipes - it's not just for salad! 
Spicy Tofu Lettuce Wraps 
Roasted Balsamic Beet Salad 
Kale, Spinach, Lettuce, & Apple Juice
More Greens Recipes

Snap Peas
Snap Peas, Tatsoi, & Zucchini Rice Bowls 
Chilled Avocado, Snap Pea, Parsley Soup 
Garlic Scape & Pork Loin Fried Rice with Snap Peas 
Sugar Snap Pea & Cilantro Slaw 
Avocado + Snap Pea Lettuce Wraps
More Snap Pea Recipes

Summer Squash
Lazy Girl's Zucchini Spaghetti 
Marinated Vegetable Bowls with Harissa 
Vegan Lasagne with Roasted Vegetables 
Zucchini Carpaccio with Quinoa, Chickpeas & Basil 
More Summer Squash Recipes

Sweet Cherries 
Spiced Roasted Cherry Smoothie 
Deep Dish Cherry Pie 
Cherry Chia Seed Parfait 
Coconut Quinoa + A Cherry Compote 
More Cherry Recipes

Raspberries 
Pear, Raspberry & Goat Cheese Crostini 
Raw Cashew Dream Cake 
Chia & Raspberry Breakfast 
Vanilla Bean Waffle Ice Cream Sammies with Maple Berry Mash
More Raspberry Recipes

Sour Cherries (FRUIT SHARE ONLY)
Cherry Almond Crumb Cake 
11 Sublime Sour Cherry Recipes 
10 Delightful Sour Cherry Recipes
More Sour Cherry Recipes

Blueberries (FRUIT SHARE ONLY)
Blueberry Cake with Peanut Streusel 
25 Blueberry Recipes to Make this Summer
Blueberry Snack Cake
More Blueberry Recipes

Happy cooking, folks!