As far as fresh herbs go, cilantro is is both one of the most loved and hated. For some people – my dad included – cilantro tastes like soap… apparently due to a genetic predisposition. Thank goodness I inherited my mom’s affinity for this particular herb because I absolutely adore Mexican food, a cuisine that more »
Fruit makes up a large part of my diet during the warmer months, as I’m drawn to lighter fare that simultaneously quenches my thirst and satiates my appetite. Tropical fruits are especially welcome when the temperature outside soars, rendering this flavorful salad ideal for hot summer days.
When to comes to grilling, the meaty main course typically gets all of the attention: burgers, hot dogs, chicken, steak, pork, fish… you name it. Well, this summer, why not give some grill love to your side dishes, as well?
This week, my fellow Back Burner bloggers and I were asked to share a recipe that makes us happy. Well. Food in general makes me happy, so I really could have used any number of recipes from my arsenal. Yet this kale salad kept creeping up into the forefront of my brainstorming, and I realized more »