Celebrate Rosh Hashanah

Summer is winding down, birds are on the wing, and the season for feasting is close at hand. Rosh Hashanah is a week away, and what better reason to gather family and friends around your table than to celebrate the beginning of another year.

Let Union Market help you with all of your holiday cooking needs; we have everything you’ll need to make sure the New Year gets off to an auspicious start!

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Recipe: Chilled Melon Soup with Honey and Ginger

Summer may be winding down, but we’re still savoring the season’s bounty of farm-fresh produce. This refreshing and citrusy melon soup features perfectly ripe summer cantaloupe, mint, and a zesty hint of fresh ginger.

Make a large batch and serve it for lunch alongside a salad and some cured meats and you’ll feel like you’re sitting in the countryside somewhere enjoying the sweet spoils of summer.

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Our Market Picks: New & Exciting Products

Our selection of “Market Picks” is one way we try to highlight the excellent new finds featured in our stores.

In this installment of our Market Picks, we’re delighted to share a fantastic selection of new products with you—some of them from right here in New York City and some that we’ve brought from small-batch producers around the country—along with information about what makes them so special.

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Recipe: Panzanella Salad

Our panzanella salad is the perfect showcase for beautiful summer produce as well as a miraculous way to revive bread that’s gone a little stale.

We use Pain D’Avignon’s crusty and airy pane francese to lend some welcome heft to this light but flavor-packed meal and to help soak up all the juices from the ripe, peak-season tomatoes, but any rustic peasant bread or sourdough would work here.

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Union Market's Peach Caprese Salad recipe

Recipe: Peach Caprese Salad

Union Market's Peach Caprese Salad recipe
Sometimes the best thing you can do with a beautiful ingredient is let it shine in a recipe that’s simple perfection. It’s the perfect time to enjoy luscious farm-fresh peaches, and there are few better ways to relish them than in our summer spin on Caprese salad.

This recipe was created with the unbelievably fresh, Brooklyn-made mozzarella from our friends at Lioni in mind. Their creamy, decadent cheese is the perfect foil to sweet and juicy peaches, which are gently tossed with vinaigrette and then elegantly arranged with the mozzarella and fresh herbs.

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Recipe: Summer Shrimp Rolls

Forget about slogging over a grill in the blazing summer heat! Even the most ardent barbeque fans will be able to appreciate this incredibly quick and satisfying way to fill a hot dog bun that doesn’t involve tending any hot coals.

The tender, sweet shrimp in this dish cook in just over 2 minutes, and then get tossed with a creamy, zesty, mayo-based dressing and piled onto crunchy romaine lettuce before being packed into fluffy potato rolls.

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Sweet Corn Salad

Recipe: Sweet Corn Salad with Fennel and Roasted Tomatoes

Sweet Corn Salad
The age-old question that comes up every summer: what to take to that picnic, backyard party, or Fourth of July barbecue?

Well, we’ve got the answer! Take advantage of the best in-season produce with our delicious and ridiculously easy corn salad. Candy-sweet summer corn is the star of this recipe, which uses crisp fennel, roasted cherry tomatoes, crunchy radishes, and fragrant basil for a more sophisticated take on the classic corn salad.

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Recipe: Scallop, Veggie & Avocado Skewers with Currant Dressing

The sun is out, warm weather is here for the weekend, and it’s finally grilling season again!

If you’re tired of the same old grilling recipes then we have just the thing for you. These scallop and veggie skewers are delicious, easy to make, and a welcome change from the usual, uninspired grilling fare. READ MORE

Recipe: Goat Cheese and Mint Bruschetta with Honeydew and Pistachios

These delicious, simple-to-make bruschette are the perfect way to wake your taste buds up to the fact that summer is on its way.

Start with some beautiful slices of sourdough bread, grilled just enough so that they’re crisp on the outside and still chewy within. Smear with a creamy and zesty mixture of goat cheese, sundried tomatoes, and mint, and top with thinly sliced honeydew melon and a scattering of toasted pistachios.

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Mother’s Day Treats

What’s the perfect way to thank the mother in your life for the wonderful things she does for you all year long? Well, we have more than a couple of ideas! Stop by Union Market and check out our selection of Mother’s Day flowers, treats, and breakfast-in-bed supplies.

First things first: no Mother’s Day is complete without flowers, and we have bouquets upon bouquets of beautiful blooms from Long Island’s Dutch Petals that are bound to make Mom’s day much brighter.

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