Author Archives: Lindsey Leahy

Glamping in the Backyard: Steak + Balsamic Grilled Eggplant & Peppers + Corn + Melon + S’mores


Glamping
Join us for a Season of Feasting! At Relay, we believe food has the power to serve as a conduit for deepened relationships and lasting memories. So, all summer long, we’re bringing you recipes and special deals on some of our favorite products to help you create your own summer traditions, delight your family, and connect with your friends. Most of us at Relay can be easily convinced to shove a few belongings into a backpack and set out on a two-day trek through the mountains. A night spent under the stars, far away from the cares of a fast-paced world is a luxury we pine for each week throughout spring, summer, and autumn. Even though we love pitching a tent in the middle of nowhere, Read more …

Weekly Produce Guide: 7/27 – 8/1


Each week, our produce gurus, Sara and Cassy, will be updating us on the state of produce. Check back each Saturday to get insider tips on what produce is looking extra scrumptious for the coming week. This Week’s Finest Local Produce: White Peaches (Saunders Brothers Orchard and Henley's Orchard) Yellow Peaches (Saunders Brother's Orchard) Donut Peaches (Saunders Brothers Orchard) Nectarines (Saunders Brothers Orchard) Cherry Tomatoes (Radical Roots, Spring Gate Farm, Down Branch Farm, Baywater Greens --buy a pint of all four and do a taste test!)  Summer apples are here! Rome Apples (Henley's Orchard) -- coming soon! Pristine Apples (Saunders Brothers) -- summer Read more …

10 Tasty Tomato Recipes


10 Tasty Tomato Recipes
We've heard plenty of people complain about an overabundance of zucchini, but we've never heard anyone complain that they had to many tomatoes on their hands. Still, we all need a little inspiration to use up those tangy fruits before they go bad. Here are ten of our favorite tomato recipes we think you'll love. 1. This Chilled Tomato Peach Soup with Pistachio Basil Pistou would be perfect for a Sunday mid-afternoon lunch. 2. A Grilled Corn, Tomato, and Arugula Salad for your work lunches this week. 3. Perfect for a rainy day, this Roasted Tomato and Egg Grilled Cheese Sandwich could be served for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. 4. Caprese Quinoa Bake. Yes, please. 5. Use up all Read more …

Simple Summer Gazpacho


Simple Summer Gazpacho
From September to April, soup is a mainstay in my diet. When the days grow longer and the temperatures rise, though, I find that I have little interest in a bowl of warm vegetables and broth. Recently, I've been lamenting the loss of the ease of making a pot of soup for dinner. There are few other meals so simple and nourishing. Thankfully, tomato season has arrived and brought with it an abundance of juicy, lycopene-packed fruits. A few ingredients, a blender, and 20 minutes is all I need to get soup back on the weekly menu. Gazpacho is a chilled soup of raw tomatoes and vegetables. Traditionally, it is made with bread to achieve it's unique consistency. I've left bread out of this Read more …

Mediterranean Night: Caprese Salad, Olives, and Crusty Bread


Classic Caprese Salad for a Mediterranean Night
Join us for a Season of Feasting! At Relay, we believe food has the power to serve as a conduit for deepened relationships and lasting memories. So, all summer long, we’re bringing you recipes and special deals on some of our favorite products to help you create your own summer traditions, delight your family, and connect with your friends. Sometimes, the best meals are the simplest. And we all know the classics have earned their title. While you can find recipes for a million variations on the Caprese salad, we truly believe that nothing beats thick, juicy rounds of just-picked summer tomatoes paired with hunks of creamy mozzarella, and large leaves of sweet basil. Sprinkled with Read more …