As we get near the end of July here in the Mid-West, it’s HOT!!!! Worst it’s humid. Honestly, the adage “It’s not the heat it’s the humidity” is true for me….UGH!!!! Summer Sweet Corn Crab Salad is the perfect “It’s too hot to cook” recipe. Sweet corn is a summer staple. We are fortunate to have one of the best places for sweet corn ever! Selim’s Greenhouse and Farmers Market has far and away the best sweet corn I have ever tasted. Continue reading “Summer Sweet Corn Crab Salad”
The last of my ginormous tomatoes were perfect for my BLT Galettes with Basil Mayo. As gardens go this year was a challenge. First, it was cool and rainy. Then it was hot and dry. Not a good scenario for gardening. All and all our garden was a minor success.One thing that grew amazingly well after the cool, wet start was our tomatoes. I kid you not they were the size of baseballs. Of course, they were all ready at once.
Some went in the freezer, some went to the neighbors, and some went into BLT Galettes with Basil Mayo.
Once again Mother Nature was at it here in the mid-west! It snowed on Saturday!!!!!! And I mean enough for the weather service to issue a Winter Storm Warning!!! I will not be dissuaded from making Spring salads. Orange Chicken Orzo Salad was born on a snowy April day!