Thursday, August 23, 2012

Bountiful Harvest



"Trust that little voice in your head that says 'Wouldn't it
be interesting if...' And then do it."

-- Duane Michals 
American photographer
Hot dish or casserole is a regional term. Only in the Midwest can you go in a local hardware store and find this unique item. But really ts a must for those who take their hot dish meals seriously. 

Watermelon Corn Tomato Salad
serves 2-3
Ingredients:
2 ears of corn husked (about 1 cup)
1 pint cherry tomatoes
1 cup fresh mozzarella cheese,cubed or feta cheese
2 cups cubed watermelon
2 TB. basil  chopped or mint 
1 cup chopped cucumber 
optional red onions
Directions:
Cook corn in boiling water for 3 minutes-drain and cut kernels away from cob-set aside
Cut tomatoes and pat dry on a paper towel, add cucumbers,corn and watermelon-sprinkle with sea salt and let set 15 minutes-drain
Add dressing and toss with salad ingredients
Dressing:
2 TB. olive oil
1 -1/2 tsp. white balsamic vinegar
1 tsp. lemon zest
pinch of sugar
use a whisk to mix ingredients




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