Madeley Kale Veggie Type: Leafy green Season: Available year round Peak months: November-February Uses: Sweet, productive and hardy heirloom kale from England that gives you lots of food. It makes armloads of beautiful big leaves. It is hardier and more tender than a lot of other kale varieties. Madeley Kale Inspiration More dinosaur kale inspiration […]
This salad is a celebration of textures, seasons, and flavors. I like to make it when apples are first in season, but then make some variation of it all winter long. You can load it up with whatever fresh and dried fruit you have on hand, and this tangy Fresh Lemon Vinaigrette will keep it […]
Think of this salad as a tomato sandwich in a bowl. Bread, tomatoes, and oil are the stars, and you can improvise from there. How To Make a Simple Bread & Tomato Salad Plan for roughly one part toasted bread, one part tomatoes, any optional additions you want, and a vinaigrette. On this late summer […]
Claytonia Veggie Type: Leafy Green Season: Winter Peak months: February – May Uses: Claytonia Inspiration More claytonia inspiration coming soon! Let us know on our Facebook page that you’re waiting for it and we’ll let you know as soon as it is available.
Perpetual Spinach Veggie Type: Chard Season: Fall Peak months: June-October Uses: Perpetual Spinach Inspiration More perpetual spinach inspiration coming soon! Let us know on our Facebook page that you’re waiting for it and we’ll let you know as soon as it is available.
I love a sweet kale salad with craisins, oranges and a fresh lemon dressing, but sometimes the ingredients I have on hand are apples, vinegar and radishes. In this winter kale salad variation I added some beautiful purple mu radish (a.k.a. purple daikon) which has a bit of the peppery zest of radishes, but is […]
Butterhead Lettuce Veggie Type: Leafy green Season: Summer through fall Peak months: June-October Uses: Butterhead lettuce has a mild, sweet taste compared to its lettuce brothers and sisters, which makes it perfect for pairing with a wide variety of flavors. Compared to other lettuce varieties, its leaves are fairly sturdy and can maintain their structure […]
Red Leaf Lettuce Veggie Type: Leafy green Season: Summer and fall Peak months: June-September Uses: Red leaf lettuce is a tasty, nutritious variety of lettuce that pairs well with other salad greens. Tear your leaves and and wash them thoroughly before eating, ideally using a salad spinner. The mild flavor of red leaf lettuce means […]
Mixed Greens Veggie Type: Leafy Green Season: All year Peak months: N/A Uses: Most bags of seasonal greens are meant to be eaten raw in salads/wraps, but others are labeled as cooking greens and are meant to be cooked. If you’re wondering what to do with a bag of mixed greens, check to see if […]
Frisée Veggie Type: Leafy Green Season: Available year-round Peak months: September-November Uses: Frisée packs quite a punch and usually isn’t used as the sole base of a salad. Try it instead as one component of a salad mix. The bitter green is usually served raw, and while it can be lightly sautéed, be prepared for […]