16 Aug 2021: Melon, Cucumber & Cherry Tomato Salad

A heatwave, ripening melons and tomatoes and… the desire for a cooling salad? This was a refreshing recipe from columnist and food author David Tanis published on the New York Times recently. As advertised, it is really simple to put together and fast – just allow some time for marinating. Melon, Cucumber and Cherry Tomato…

24 July 2016: Minty Bulgur Salad with Salmon & Cucumbers

Adapted from Real Simple. We find ourselves making use of the diverse and fresh locally grown produce available in our local farmers’ markets throughout the summer. Here’s a way to take advantage of parsley, mint, and an abundance of cucumbers. ¬† I first learned how to combine bulgur wheat¬†with veggies back in 1980 through a…

16 July 2011 Bing Cherry Salad Dressing

Adapted from: Spitalnick, A. (editor). “This Just In… Bing Cherries”. Vegetarian Times. (Vol.37, No. 6). July/August 2011. p 16. My Comment: Growing up in the mid-west, I don’t remember much about Bing cherries; my cheery cherry memory is pitting sour cherries (by the pound) so my Mother could freeze them. Sweet cherries were Queen Annes….