September 4, 2015 | post a comment
As summer comes to a close, commemorate the season by preparing tasty, warm weather-inspired recipes this Labor Day weekend. Need some ideas? We’re here to help! We’ve opened our “recipe vault,” and rounded up our favorite Live Gourmet® summer dishes just for you and your families.
The Lettuce Be Fresh Blog’s Top Five Summery Picks
- If stone fruits are still at your local market, choose a few types (or feel free to improvise if they’re no longer available) and assemble this antioxidant-laden salad as a side for your picnic or barbecue. Don’t forget the most essential and nutritious ingredient, our Live Gourmet® Brand Living Upland Cress!
- Are you known to bring the experimental dish to the family gathering? If so, this Food52 -influenced Raspberry Miso dressing is the recipe for you. The unexpected ingredients meld together just right to create the ultimate refreshing answer to your summer salad.
- Did you know our Living Butter Lettuce is the imperative ingredient in the award-winning “Summer Present”? A delightful finger food, the snuggly wrapped raw confection is equally satisfying and easy to pack in your picnic basket.
- These Asian Turkey Lettuce Cups will add a bit of spice to your holiday spread. For those who enjoy a bit of heat in their fare, the fiery filling with the mild and velvety Living Butter Lettuce will not disappoint.
If a low-key and intimate affair is more your speed, whip up this Italian pairing which includes our Living 3-in-1 Lettuce. Its fresh ingredients will have you and your dinner partner thinking you’re dining on the coast of Tuscany.
Whether you’re planning one last hurrah with the whole clan or having a toned-down meal with your most inner circle, our Living Watercress and Lettuces will help you usher in the new adventures and, of course, tastes of fall.