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CSA Corn and Black Bean Salad

CSA Salad

We are now in the second year of our CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) from the La Vista farm in Godfrey, Illinois. Every other week, we pick up our bounty of fresh vegetables and herbs. In recent weeks, we have been enjoying La Vista’s tomatoes, okra, summer squash, basil, and other similar items from our farm basket. We have also supplemented from our herb garden, replete with rosemary, thyme, and dill, giving us the full array of summer flavors.

This recipe comes together Continue reading


Chinese Chicken Salad

Chinese Chicken Salad
As I’ve mentioned previously, chicken salad is one of my lunch-time staples.  Almost without fail, Sunday nights are devoted to preparing my tried-and-true chicken salad for the work week ahead.  That said, everyone can use some amount of variety.  So, in the spirit of variety, I decided to try a different type of chicken salad.  My sense of lunch-time adventure obviously knows no bounds.

This recipe, like the other chicken salad, comes together very quickly, and is perfect served cold.  But unlike the other recipe, this Asian version has a little more punch to it Continue reading