Tomato Salad + Roasted Garlic

It feels like tomatoes have taken a while to arrive this year. Maybe it’s because my own tomatoes didn’t make it through a June trip away from the garden, or maybe it’s the cycles of rain and blistering heat that have delayed my CSA’s harvest, but I’ve been anxious to eat as many tomatoes as…

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Salad

This is delicious. It’s good hot, cold, and with chips, and holds up well for a packed lunch or a potluck – a real make-ahead winner!

Hello Summer!

Summer has really caught up with me this year! I’ve had many exciting changes in life. I’ve been very busy, and salads have been my mainstay, including this lovely recipe for grilled broccoli salad.

May Garden Update

Our urban garden has been soaking up the sun and rain and the spring harvest is in full swing with lots of mixed salad greens, herbs, and radishes. Peas, beets, and cilantro are on the horizon!

Pimiento Cheese Salad Dressing

This dressing is incredibly delicious and puts Ranch dressing to complete and total shame. I made this recently when I was craving pimiento cheese but wanted to produce something that was more of a sauce or dip than cheese spread, and this dressing was born!

Carrot Salad

This bright, simple side salad is the perfect pick me up for these strange weather winter days!


Tabbouleh is a filling meal that is fresh and cool on a warm summer evening. It’s also a great way to use some of those CSA greens!