Raw Corn Summer Salad with Apples and Jicama

Raw Corn Summer Salad with Apples and Jicama

We don’t often think of eating corn raw but—especially in the height of summer when quality is high and quantity abounds—it can be a sublimely sweet, crisp, juicy treat. This salad abounds with crunchy textures, contrasting flavors, and wonderful color. Besides...
Baked Chicken and Zucchini Gratin

Baked Chicken and Zucchini Gratin

This is one of the easiest recipes you’ll ever make—a tempting combination of chicken, zucchini, tomatoes, basil, and mozzarella. It’s summer embodied in a satisfying main dish.
Kahumana Café Pasta with Macadamia Nut Pesto Sauce

Kahumana Café Pasta with Macadamia Nut Pesto Sauce

This is the signature and most popular dish served at Kahumana’s farm-to-table café on Oahu, Hawaii. Traditionally you would add Parmesan cheese to the pesto, but Kahumana does not, to make it more versatile to meet our customers’ diverse dietary needs. We make...
Salade Niçoise

Salade Niçoise

Do not toss this salad; it should look arranged. This Riviera favorite goes best with vinaigrette dressing. You don’t have to cook much—just boil the eggs and potatoes and steam the green beans (or pick them up at a salad bar for a no-cook meal). Then open a can and a...
Rosemary or Basil-Infused Oil

Rosemary or Basil-Infused Oil

Olive oil infused with fragrant fresh rosemary or basil makes a delicious addition to all sorts of Italian or Mediterranean dishes. Drizzle it over pasta, soups, and salads; use it as dipping oil for bread or fresh vegetables; add it to salad dressings; and stir a...
Marinated Zucchini

Marinated Zucchini

Garlic whistles (also called “scapes”) are the garlic plant’s immature flower buds, borne on whimsically curving stems in early summer. Chopped, these whistles taste delightfully of garlic without the harsh pungency of the mature bulb. This recipe is courtesy of...
Pickled Mixed Vegetable Salad

Pickled Mixed Vegetable Salad

This salad is a terrific way to use up all sorts of vegetables that tend to pile up in the lush days of late summer. You can substitute yellow or any young summer squash for the zucchini, or use cucumber, thinly sliced carrots or okra, broccoli, and even Asian...
Raw Kale Salad

Raw Kale Salad

Raw kale may not sound the most appetizing for a salad, but when finely chopped and tossed with red onion, carrots, green beans, and a zingy dressing made with balsamic vinegar, brown sugar, mustard, garlic, and curry, its prickly character changes for the better....
White Bean and Basil Salad

White Bean and Basil Salad

This may well become one of your go-to recipes for quick lunches, a versatile side dish, or even a refreshing snack for yourself or your family. It’s nutritious and delicious, and a great dish to make when your CSA box, farmers market, or garden is overflowing...

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