Southwestern Bean Salad is a recipe I came up with on a moment's notice. It was prompted by necessity. We received a last minute invitation to a cookout with some friends.
One of the tastiest ways to use the tiny but tasty cherry tomato is to make a bowl of cherry tomato salsa. My garden is slamming right now. I'm getting about a pint of cherry tomatoes each day along with jalapenos and cilantro.
As my garden progresses, I'm always trying to use up herbs; Spaetzle made with garden fresh herbs is a fantastic recipe. It's a quick, easy side dish that gives you home-cooked noodles in just minutes. Re-think spaetzle...it's not just a heavy winter dish. The herbs give it a light, bright flavor.
Pork chops with brown rice & kale are a delicious, easy dish to fix. They use kale that is bountiful this time of year.
Fragrant sweet basil infused vinegar adds a burst of flavor to salads or greens.