Monthly Archives: August 2011
Lima beans have long been, and are still, more widely used in the South than elsewhere. They’re often called “butter beans” and combining them with tomatoes, as in this Creole-influenced recipe, is a common way of preparing them.
This pleasing combination of two of summer’s premier bumper crops—corn and tomatoes—makes for a delightful late summer salad.
Here’s a very spring-y salad that pleases both the eye and the palate. I enjoyed it several times while traveling through some of the heartland states some years (or truthfully, some decades) ago, while still a vegetarian rather than a vegan. Its constant ingredients were the peas, cheese, and celery, with additional, varying ingredients. This […]
Yearning for something a little different for dinner tonight? Try using kale instead of lettuce for a salad. A garlicky dressing and bits of sweet cherry add surprising flavor twists.
Spaghetti-shaped somen noodles are traditionally eaten cold in Japan during summer months, but you can substitute any kind of soba noodles or whole grain linguine.
Filled with crisp raw veggies — nappa or other cabbage, bok choy, carrots and more, this noodle salad is flavored with a sesame-ginger dressing and topped with toasted cashews. Serve this crunchy cold noodle dish with sautéed tofu and stir-fried broccoli for a light meal.
Looking for a first pickle to make? Pick this recipe. It’s easy and delicious — every year I make a couple of batches, to keep friends and family in supply. Kirby is the go-to cucumber here, and sweet onions such as Vidalia work well if they’re local. Excerpted from © 2010 by Sherri Brooks Vinton, photography by […]