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Summer Food Box - October 05

ONE LAST HOORAY! 2021 Summer Food Box  - Week 15! Last box for the season.

Scroll down to get a sneak peek at some of the beautiful produce that will be in your kitchen next week! 

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*HALF PRODUCE BOX*

You will receive at least 6 of the 8 products featured below!

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Organic Candystick Squash from Hearts and Roots

Most delicata have a honey sweet or even maple flavor, but Candystick Dessert Delicata has a richer medjool date-like flavor that is truly addictive. The fruit is tan skinned with green stripes, which we find much more attractive than the more common yellow-skinned delicata varieties. Cryssi has created for us a CANDYSTICK SQUASH CRUMBLE recipe.

Organic Spanish Onions from Hearts and Roots

I mean, I don't know if this one even needs instructions or how I could sufficiently follow up "Italy's Red Queen" with any sufficient description. Sweet, organic local onions -- mix them into that galette, or if you're feeling adventurous, try a jam!

Organic Red Tropeana Onion from Hearts and Roots

Incredibly sweet red variety -- also known as "Italy's Red Queen".

Though using this one for a mirepoix or soffrito base might be somewhat of a waste of its incredible sweetness and raw palatability, IT'S YOUR LIFE! Use it how you want! If you go that route, I'd suggest trying this specific soup, built around this onion.

Works well grilled, salt-baked, roasted, or, in true Tropean fashion sliced razor thin and served raw in oil, in proper Tropean fashion slice it razor thin and serve with oil and bread. Cryssi has worked up an amazing, summery caramelized onion and tomato galette if you're feeling decadent! Check it out here!

Organic Poultry Season Bouquet (Rosemary,thyme,sage, parsley) from Blue Lagoon

A customized herbs bouquet, perfect for the season! 

Organic Celeriac from Blue Lagoon

It is a Local, spray free celery root. Both the stems and the shoots are edible. It has an earthy taste with a slight hint of celery flavor. The texture is close to a turnip or potato. This is a root to get creative with, I’ve heard stories from awesome customers who make soups, salads, stews, and even as a substitute for potatoes. Cryssi took upon herself the challenge of putting together a great recipe for celeriac. Check it out here ROASTED CELERIAC & PARSNIP SOUP.

Spray-free Orange Carrots from Jonathan Farms

Sweet, tender and fresh -- did you know the greens are an excellent source of nutrition and EASY to turn into a delicious dish all on their own? Check out Cryssi's Carrot Greens: 3 ways, on the recipe blog for your own inspiration!

Spray free Broccoli from Wild Earth

It’s so good! Try Cryssi’s twist on the classic ROASTED BROCCOLI & CARROTS

Spray free Head Lettuce from Jonothan Farms

It's enjoyed for its mild flavor and crispness. It's a delicious addition to salads and perfect for lettuce wraps. Store lettuce in the refrigerator's crisper wrapped in a damp paper towel and sealed in a bag. The leaves will absorb moisture from the towel and you can replace it if the leaves become soggy. Iceberg lettuce should keep for four to five days before it begins to wilt.

 

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*FULL PRODUCE BOX*

You will receive at least 8 of the 10 products featured below!

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Organic Candystick Squash from Hearts and Roots

Most delicata have a honey sweet or even maple flavor, but Candystick Dessert Delicata has a richer medjool date-like flavor that is truly addictive. The fruit is tan skinned with green stripes, which we find much more attractive than the more common yellow-skinned delicata varieties. Cryssi has created for us a CANDYSTICK SQUASH CRUMBLE recipe.

Organic Spanish Onions from Hearts and Roots

I mean, I don't know if this one even needs instructions or how I could sufficiently follow up "Italy's Red Queen" with any sufficient description. Sweet, organic local onions -- mix them into that galette, or if you're feeling adventurous, try a jam!

Organic Red Tropeana Onion from Hearts and Roots

Incredibly sweet red variety -- also known as "Italy's Red Queen".

Though using this one for a mirepoix or soffrito base might be somewhat of a waste of its incredible sweetness and raw palatability, IT'S YOUR LIFE! Use it how you want! If you go that route, I'd suggest trying this specific soup, built around this onion.

Works well grilled, salt-baked, roasted, or, in true Tropean fashion sliced razor thin and served raw in oil, in proper Tropean fashion slice it razor thin and serve with oil and bread. Cryssi has worked up an amazing, summery caramelized onion and tomato galette if you're feeling decadentCheck it out here!

Organic Poultry Season Bouquet (Rosemary,thyme,sage, parsley) from Blue Lagoon

A customized herbs bouquet, perfect for the season! 

Organic Celeriac from Blue Lagoon

It is a Local, spray free celery root. Both the stems and the shoots are edible. It has an earthy taste with a slight hint of celery flavor. The texture is close to a turnip or potato. This is a root to get creative with, I’ve heard stories from awesome customers who make soups, salads, stews, and even as a substitute for potatoes. Cryssi took upon herself the challenge of putting together a great recipe for celeriac. Check it out here ROASTED CELERIAC & PARSNIP SOUP.

Spray free Arugula bunch from Jonothan Farms

Spicy green. Great addition to flat bread pizza.

Organic Celery from Blue Lagoon

So much more flavourful than the imported stuff, and tastier too! Don't forget to use any leaves that are left to pack in more celery flavour!

Spray-free Orange Carrots from Jonathan Farms

Sweet, tender and fresh -- did you know the greens are an excellent source of nutrition and EASY to turn into a delicious dish all on their own? Check out Cryssi's Carrot Greens: 3 ways, on the recipe blog for your own inspiration!

Spray free Broccoli from Wild Earth

It’s so good! Try Cryssi’s twist on the classic ROASTED BROCCOLI & CARROTS

 

Spray free Spinach from Jonothan Farms

You can do anything with it. It is super healthy and it can be eaten raw, steamed, sautéed, baked, or blended. Add some colour to your sauces, and some crunch to your salads. You are not sure? Experiment! You might end up with your own delicious spinach dip.

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*GOURMET PRODUCE BOX*

You will receive at least 10 of the 12 products featured below!

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Organic Candystick Squash from Hearts and Roots

Most delicata have a honey sweet or even maple flavor, but Candystick Dessert Delicata has a richer medjool date-like flavor that is truly addictive. The fruit is tan skinned with green stripes, which we find much more attractive than the more common yellow-skinned delicata varieties. Cryssi has created for us a CANDYSTICK SQUASH CRUMBLE recipe.

Spray free Spray-free Dill from Slow River Gardens

Perfect with fresh fish or other seafood. Also AMAZING substituted in for savoury in Cryssi's Jumping potatoes!

Organic Spanish Onions from Hearts and Roots

I mean, I don't know if this one even needs instructions or how I could sufficiently follow up "Italy's Red Queen" with any sufficient description. Sweet, organic local onions -- mix them into that galette, or if you're feeling adventurous, try a jam!

 

Organic Poultry Season Bouquet (Rosemary,thyme,sage, parsley) from Blue Lagoon

A customized herbs bouquet, perfect for the season! 

Organic Celeriac from Blue Lagoon

It is a Local, spray free celery root. Both the stems and the shoots are edible. It has an earthy taste with a slight hint of celery flavor. The texture is close to a turnip or potato. This is a root to get creative with, I’ve heard stories from awesome customers who make soups, salads, stews, and even as a substitute for potatoes. Cryssi took upon herself the challenge of putting together a great recipe for celeriac. Check it out here ROASTED CELERIAC & PARSNIP SOUP.

 

Spray free Green Beans from Jonothan Farms

This legume is a summer essential. Tender, slightly sweet and perfect for pickling, par-boiling (even grilling!).

Check out Cryssi's recipes here for some flavour inspiration!

 

Spray free Komatsuna Greens from Jonothan Farms

Komatsuna, also known as “tender greens,” and is harvested in bundles of individual leaves that resemble spinach. Similar to other Asian greens in the Brassica family, like tatsoi and baby bok choy, komatsuna has broad green leaves that are a good source of calcium.

Komatsuna leaves are tender and rich in flavor, and its mustard-like flavor is why it's called Japanese mustard spinach. Similar to other greens, komatsuna can be consumed at any stage, and is often used in salads but its more mature counterpart can also withstand higher temperatures like in stir-fries.

Spray free Pink Sweet Turnips from Jonothan Farms

This is something new for me too. You can use the pink sweet turnip’s greens as herbs! And eat the root. The exterior color of the root is magenta pink while the flesh is variegated with bleeds of translucent white and pink colors, similar to that of a radish. Baby Pink turnips have a unique flavor compared to other turnip varieties. They have a noticeably milder flavor with balanced sweetness and subtle notes of pepper. Though the flesh can be considered tender compared to common larger varieties, it offers a crunchy succulent texture.

Organic Celery from Blue Lagoon

So much more flavourful than the imported stuff, and tastier too! Don't forget to use any leaves that are left to pack in more celery flavour!

Spray-free Orange Carrots from Jonathan Farms

Sweet, tender and fresh -- did you know the greens are an excellent source of nutrition and EASY to turn into a delicious dish all on their own? Check out Cryssi's Carrot Greens: 3 ways, on the recipe blog for your own inspiration!

Spray free Broccoli from Wild Earth

It’s so good! Try Cryssi’s twist on the classic ROASTED BROCCOLI & CARROTS

 

ANDF JUST IN CASE YOU MISSED IT. HERE ARE CRYSSI'S RECIPES FOR THIS WEEK. 

 WE HOPE TO SEE YOU SOON.