A very simple salad that only requires three of your best of: Tomatoes (3 to 6 medium to large of your best summer or heirloom tomatoes) Feta (about 2 to 3 tablespoons (ounces) olive oil (about 2 to 3 … Continue reading
If you’ve been to one of the Brazilian churrascaria’s, you were probably really impressed with the food. I was. It was all good. But, my favorite thing I ate there, what I ate the most of, and then tried to recreate at home, was a Grape and Gorgonzola salad (from Tejas de Brazil). I went back to the salad bar just for that 3 times! I know a few other people who are hooked on that salad, also. Well, this is pretty much it, with the addition of the fennel. I think celery would be good, if it’s not bitter, and some walnuts would also work well in here. Another great summer side dish that would go well with some grilled meats. Just trying to keep the kitchen cool!
- 1 medium or 2 small heads fennel, trimmed and quartered, sliced really thin
- 1 1/2 cups seedless grapes, halved
- 3/4 cup bleu cheese crumbles
- 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
Combine all ingredients and mix well. Refrigerate for a few hours before serving. Serve chilled.
Tabouli. Surely you’ve heard of it. Maybe you haven’t tried it. But, when it’s hot outside, it’s an excellent side dish to some grilled meats. More cold sides in summer, awesome idea! Tabouli is a little time consuming to make, … Continue reading
I love tomatoes. My goal has always been to grow tomatoes as tasty as my grandfather did. That may never happen. But, the tomatoes at my local farmer’s market have been keeping me happy for the last 10 years. Thank … Continue reading