This simple, beautiful salad was part of the birthday lunch prepared for me in Provence by my friend Angela. I am missing France right now, so I thought making this salad would help. Freshly cooked chickpeas combine with red onion, bright parsley, and a simple vinaigrette to make a knockout salad, perfect for a hot […]
Since I love black-eyed peas and salads of all kinds, I was instantly drawn to this Cooking Light recipe, which blends Mediterranean and Southern U.S. ingredients. I have never made a bread salad, called panzanella in Italy, so I was interested to see how my gluten-free bread would work. One word: Yum.
You can make pickles from all kinds of vegetables, but did you know that you can also pickle seeds to add spice to dishes? I harvested a bunch of fresh nasturtium seeds and did a quick refrigerator pickle with them, adding my last winter garden beets and carrots. Nasturtium seeds are sharp and peppery, like […]