Gazpacho

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I like gazpacho a lot, but I’ve never made it myself. I guess I was waiting for an opportunity like the one I just had – my mother-in-law gave me a bunch of tomatoes from one of her friends’ gardens. They were really ripe, so I knew that now was … Continue Reading →

Raw Kohlrabi and Beet Slaw

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I tried kohlrabi for the first time a few weeks ago at the Farmers’ Market. It was really good! It’s nice and crispy, kind of reminiscent of jicama or celery root. I used a mandoline to julienne one giant kohlrabi and 2 pretty big beets. I tossed it with a … Continue Reading →

Lemony Cucumber Salad

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This salad was easy to put together, and tasted very fresh, but it was nothing special. I probably wouldn’t make it again. Lemony Cucumber Salad Cooking Light July 2011 Total Time: 22 Minutes 1 cup thinly sliced radishes 1/2 cup finely chopped orange bell pepper 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf … Continue Reading →

Immunity Juice

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Dino and I got a nice souvenir from our trip to Indiana – a batch of nasty colds. So I thought I’d check out some healthy juice recipes to try to boost us back to good health. This juice was really tasty, and I think it got us going in the right direction. Continue Reading →

Tomato-Corn Salad

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I’ve heard about using fresh corn raw, but didn’t want to try it until the season was right, and I was able to pick up some really fresh corn from the Farmers’ Market. I also used that giant heirloom tomato and some leaves from my new basil plant in this … Continue Reading →

Father’s Day: Fruit Salad

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To go with dinner, I made a fruit salad (requested by Dino’s mom). This is the way I love having fruit salad, and I never thought it was a huge deal until people started asking me to make it. I just cut up tons of different fruits (in this case … Continue Reading →