MENU - August 14th

Olive oil, salt, and pepper are the only additional ingredients you will need to have on hand for the recipes this week. The Solar Eclipse is only one week away. As Nashville is in the eclipse path, we are expecting potentially a million people to descend upon Music City for this centenary event and commuting around town is rumored to be impossible. Like Y2K, It's difficult to predict what the day will actually bring, but as of now, our plan is to defer all Monday deliveries to Tuesday 8/22.  If this does not work for you, please let us know (eat@localmeel.com) and we will do our best to accommodate.  Have a great week!

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For new subscribers: If this is your first delivery, there is nothing you need to do except wait for fresh, local ingredients to show up on your doorstep! Notification will be sent via text message once deliveries have been made. 

For previous subscribers: If your subscription ended last week (or you had a one week trial or giftcard) and you are not renewing, please remember to place your wood crate and any reusable containers from the previous week's delivery (hot/cold bags, glass jars, spice tins, ice packs, & burlap bags) on your porch before 3pm tomorrow for pickup. Unreturned wood crates will be billed at $15 per crate and unreturned jars, spice tins, and hot/cold bags $3 each.

Questions? Email at any time and we will get it sorted out. Thank you for subscribing to MEEL!

MARKETPLACE

Two new items. We officially have 4-packs of bottled Honest NITRO Coffee available in the Marketplace! If you like the frothiness of a Guinness with your afternoon coffee, this cold brew will hit the mark. The nitro process gives coffee a creamy texture with champagne-like bubbles and a natural hint of sweetness, without any added sugar. With cold brew coffee, the beans are steeped for a good bit of time, producing a less acidic coffee that's easier on the gut and providing a healthier caffeine boost. 

And also now in the Marketplace, vegetable ferments from Short Mountain Cultures! Gold Zinger Kraut, Kimchi, Tennessee Sauerkraut, and Dilly Kraut now available. Such a wonderful way to get a healthy dose of probiotics into your weekly meal plans.

MEEL kit subscribers always have FREE DELIVERY on Marketplace items delivered with your meal kit each Monday and Tuesday. Simply use the promo code "MEALKIT" at checkout. 

COOKING TIPS

Dukkah. An aromatic nut and spice blend with Egyptian roots. Great for dipping with bread (or veggies) and good olive oil, encrusting chicken or fish, or adding a little crunch and spice to salads. We will be making the dukkah for you this week but have also included a recipe below in case you would like to give it a try in the future:

8 oz. pistachio nuts, shelled and toasted
8 oz. almonds, toasted
1 Tbsp coriander seeds, toasted
1 Tbsp. cumin seeds, toasted
¼ cup sesame seeds
½ tsp dried thyme
¼ tsp salt

1 Pulse nuts in a food processor until coarsely ground and transfer to a mixing bowl. 2 Toast coriander and cumin in a dry skillet until fragrant. Grind with a mortar and pestle and add to mixing bowl with nuts. 3 Add sesame seeds, thyme, salt, and stir to combine.