Have you been to the farmer’s market lately? If you haven’t, you’re missing out on all kinds of glorious summer produce. Tables are teeming with corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, yellow squash and zucchini, blueberries and figs. What better way to celebrate summer than to have it all in one bright, beautiful salad. The only thing that …
Just because it’s summer, doesn’t mean schedules get any less hectic. So every now and then a slow cooker recipe that is both easy and delicious comes in very handy. This one fits the bill easily. If you’re not familiar with chicken tikka masala, think of it as Indian food for beginners. It’s spicy, but not in a heat-like way, in a spice way, but not overly so. Am I making any sense? It’s also wonderfully creamy and comforting….
We love Middle Eastern food around here. One of my favorite dishes to order in a restaurant is the fattoush salad. I love the addition of the little pieces of crispy pita and the bright, tangy flavor of the sumac. One of my favorite dishes to make in the summer is tabbouleh. It’s quick, light and I don’t have to heat up the whole kitchen when I make it. Perfect! A few weeks ago I was making tabbouleh and it suddenly came to me. Why not combine two of my favorite things? That’s how this light yet filling summer dinner came to be….