Once upon a summer salad : Summer chopped salad

I meant to share this recipe last week. You remember last week when the sun was fierce and unrelenting and anything other than a t-shirt felt too hot and cumbersome. Then winter showed up. Now I’m in a sweatshirt and wool socks. This salad is the product of my favorite cooking strategy: opening the fridge…… Continue reading Once upon a summer salad : Summer chopped salad

Kicking the can : Summer corn, peach, and tomato salad

My family moved to the Chicago suburbs from Wisconsin before I started school. Our house sat in the middle of a cul-de-sac. Almost all of our neighbors had kids around me and my sisters’ ages. We spent the summers playing kick the can and tag football in the street. On Saturdays, my mom went to…… Continue reading Kicking the can : Summer corn, peach, and tomato salad