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Nectarine caprese
Recipes Salad Side Dishes

Nectarine Caprese Salad

The Italian classic insalata caprese, pairing ripe tomatoes with fresh mozzarella and basil leaves, represents the red-white-and-green of Italy’s flag. It is also the iconic portrait of summer and leisure. Why not present another summer classic: the pink-and-golden glow of a summer sky at sunset. Change up the recipe…

July 3, 2015
Recipes Salad

Mixed Green Salad with Diced Beets

Beets have always scared me, first because of their ugliness as a vegetable, and then of course, there is that taste.  What I’ve discovered is that beets do not have to be pickled, boiled or borscht’d.  My friends Debby and Jill educated me on…

September 17, 2011
Picnics Recipes Salad Side Dishes

Tuscan White Bean Salad

There is nothing quite as nice as being able to throw together a homemade bean salad to bring along on any summer outing.  The great thing about this bean salad is that it belongs to no season and no protein, but fits in well…

August 31, 2011
Picnics Recipes Salad

Salmon Nicoise

A main course salad with beautiful presentation, its classic French elegance is perfect for a simple summer dinner or picnic.…

July 7, 2011