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We’re getting into the last few weeks of the local summer produce season, which includes fan favorites like Brentwood corn and Hollister tomatoes. This summer dish combines some of the best flavors of summer into a light, colorful, and tasty side dish. It’s great to take along to picnics and barbecues because it’s perfect to serve cool or at room temp, and easy to scale up for larger parties.
Summer is berry season, and all four main varieties are sweet and delicious. Blackberries are the fourth most popular berry in the United States and can often be overlooked. But trust us, the sweet-tart taste of blackberries make a fabulous addition to many dishes, but our favorite right now is this blackberry goat cheese salad.
We’re loving watermelon this summer! It’s juicy, sweet and perfect for a hot day. While it’s great eaten on its own, especially as a side at a barbecue, it also makes a great ingredient in salads! This recipe combines the great flavors of summer watermelon, cucumbers, plus some added pepper flavor from the arugula.
Looking for an easy weeknight meal? Look no further than this insanely delicious roasted asparagus with barley and herb salad! This dish can be made as a main vegan/vegetarian dish or as a side and perfectly highlights the delicious flavor of the fresh, local California-grown asparagus that we’re getting right now. This recipe comes from the Martha Rose Shulman at NYT Cooking.
This recipe will make anyone love a raw kale salad. This salad comes together quickly and uses simple, fresh ingredients that complement each other seamlessly. The recipe comes from our favorite author Joshua McFadden when he was on the hunt for a delicious seasonal winter salad.
This perfect fall-inspired fruit salad is made with Fuyu persimmons, pomegranates, and Satsuma mandarin juice. We garnished it with cilantro, green onion, and a little bit of red onion to balance out the sweetness of the persimmons and pomegranate. What makes this salad even better is that the produce is insanely fresh this time of the year and grown locally here in California!
This recipe comes from one of our favorite cookbooks, Six Seasons: A New Way with Vegetables. This fall inspired recipe bursts with flavor and combines farro, carrots, dried apricots, pistachios, and whipped ricotta.
This gorgeous salad is full of big, bold flavors and lots of texture! Peppery radishes and refreshing cucumber combine with crunchy, toasted flatbread and fresh herbs in a vibrant lemon dressing. Tangy, salty feta cheese unites the flavors perfectly.
It's time to try out this quick black bean and quinoa salad for a mid-week meal. The variation of the ingredients is endless - see below for Mediterranean and other takes on this delicious base recipe. You can even enjoy this recipe warm or cold.