A thing of beauty is . . .

a salad. Garden greens get my attention standing alone or sharing the stage. Growing up, salad was an afterthought around our table. I remember my surprise when a classmate’s parents invited me over for dinner – and they were all smiles when they announced the menu . . .  salad! I didn’t know what the fuss was about, […]

Dressing the Greens

A request just came in for this recipe.  Here’s the vinaigrette dressing that lightly enhances the greens. Vinaigrette Dressing   2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 ½  teaspoons balsamic vinegar ½ tablespoon chopped fresh basil ¼ teaspoon sugar   Whisk ingredients together and toss with your favorite greens.  Serve immediately.