Taco Salad With Pumpkin, Black Beans, Corn & Poblano Peppers

I couldn’t help but notice this gnarly looking pumpkin at the farmers’ market. With a little research I learned that this winter squash is called a Green Goblin Pumpkin. Other names are Marina di Chioggia and Sea Pumpkin.   I’ve never been much of a pumpkin eater. Unlike Peter (the pumpkin eater), I have managed … More Taco Salad With Pumpkin, Black Beans, Corn & Poblano Peppers

Pesto Potato Salad

I was eager to put the pesto I made a couple days ago to use. I thought a potato salad served cold but with a little heat from green chilis would be perfect. I skipped the usual mayonnaise dressing and strong flavored ingredients like mustard and pickles and used my pesto instead as the dressing. I … More Pesto Potato Salad

Another Beet Salad

The garden provided us with a few Honey Bear Acorn Squash. I decided to roast one to use in a beetroot salad.   Acorn squash are dense and dry by nature, but I wanted to make sure the roasted squash would not be soggy since they would be mixed with moist ingredients. I chopped the … More Another Beet Salad

Garden Salad

I was cleaning out a few garden beds where plants had either been harvested or gone to seed and ran across these two Alpine King radishes. As old as I knew them to be I expected them to be woody or pithy, but they were tender and just right. I included one of them in … More Garden Salad

Watermelon Salad With French Tarragon & Parsley

Many people favor salt sprinkled on their watermelon. Feta is one of the saltier cheeses, so watermelon and feta is a logical and fabulous combination. Watermelon salads with feta cheese are ubiquitous in recipes and blog posts. I’m not one to jump on bandwagons but I’m not going to deprive myself of enjoying somethingI just … More Watermelon Salad With French Tarragon & Parsley