cook | niçoise porch life.
Salad niçoise is one of my go-to’s for back porch summer dinners, especially with guests. I like that guests can mix and match–add anything to their salad they like, and leave off stuff they don’t care for. It’s a win win. And now that we’ve finally got back porch weather, bring on those entree salads. What…
The best salad there is. Great for summer, and winter, and every time in between. I always add different ingredients, depending on what I have on hand, but a few things are always the same: seared tuna, homemade champagne caper vinaigrette, hard boiled egg, steamed green beans, and red potatoes. It’s a dream. What’s your…
There’s nothing better than eating fresh, local produce in summer. Here’s my weeknight dinner: mixed greens, local goat cheese and roasted beets, as well as a bit of granny smith apple, walnuts and a blush wine vinaigrette. Doesn’t get much better.
roasted beet / chevre / walnut.
Sometimes, I opt for really simple, no cook dinners. Roast your beets ahead of time, and you’re ready to go. I made a blush wine vinaigrette to go on top of the spring greens.