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”
Brat Bar with Bacon Relish
In keeping with the theme of Bars, and no not the local tavern. Brat Bar with Bacon Relish is an extension of our last post, Party Condiment Bar.
If you have great condiments, you need something to put them on. Summer is for grilling and brat are perfect for grilling. Boil them in some beer, and they are ready to go. Place your brats in a pan large enough to hold them and cover them with beer. Add some onions, peppercorns, and even green peppers for additional flavor. Continue reading “Brat Bar with Bacon Relish”
Summer’s End Panzanella Salad
Summer is officially over and gardens nearing the end of their season. Perfect time for Summer’s End Panzanella Salad.
Panzanella or bread salad is Tuscan in origin. Popular in the summer in Italy, chunks of stale bread, tomatoes, onions, and basil are dressed with a simple olive oil and vinegar vinaigrette. Continue reading “Summer’s End Panzanella Salad”