This has apparently turned into the week of food I used to hate. I tried grapefruit a few times growing up. The first time was when I’d spent the night at my friend Jenny’s house. Her older sister Connie was eating breakfast when we wandered into the kitchen, rubbing the sleepiness of giggling late into the night out of our eyes. Connie was a mix between the really fun older teenager who you look up to and want to be like, and the scary older teenager who might do something insane at any moment that could get everyone in big trouble.Looking back with an adult perspective, I wonder if she might have been mildly bipolar, but at the time I just thought she was a little cool and a little crazy.
It’s berry time! I’ve picked almost 20 pounds of strawberries and raspberries the past couple weeks and have been feverishly perfecting recipes that feature summer’s berry bounty. Several the recipes are for preserved berries so we (and you) can enjoy them year round. But this mixed berry salad recipe features fresh raspberries and strawberries in a mouthwatering and waistline friendly creamy strawberry dressing.
My gardening is going grandly. In fact, I grew everything in this salad except the dressing. One of the greatest things about growing your own vegetables is that you can eat nearly every part of the plant. This radish salad is not only sweet peas and radishes, but also contains their greens and flowers. This is my new favorite salad, I may be addicted!
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