Quinoa Salad

We frequently lose our internet connection (DSL) but usually just for 20 or 30 minutes. We’ve been without internet since this morning and have been told the area-wide outage may not be fixed until late Friday. I’ve discovered I can use internet on my computer through my cellphone. Yipee! I’m going to rush through this … More Quinoa Salad

Tex-Mex Salad

Six recently purchased avocados ripened at the same time, so it seemed like a good time to make a salad. By the time a little bit of this was added to a little bit of that there was as much salad as the two of us would be able to eat, so there are still … More Tex-Mex Salad

Barley & Corn Salad

This salad started out with cooked pearled barley, roasted corn, sautéed Padron peppers, cucumber, celery leaves and stems and green onions.   For more flavor I added chopped feta cheese. Even this late in the season asparagus will occasionally send up a lone spear. I threw that in too.       The salad desperately needed a dressing. … More Barley & Corn Salad

Jicama Salad

Ingredients: jicama sweet red onion yellow bell pepper green jalapeño ripe red jalapeños dates golden hominy fresh sage peppermint To prevent oxidation the cut jicama was soaked in water and vinegar until ready to use. I changed my mind about using sweet corn and used golden hominy instead.   Cilantro would have been a perfectly … More Jicama Salad