Appetizers, Recipes, Salads

Stuffed Tomatoes with Grilled Corn Salad

No Comments 19 September 2012

Continuing on with the recipes from our most recent Dinner Series event, we’re here to share our stuffed tomato recipe today! This is a wonderful summery side – though if you can get your hands on any late season corn, it’s definitely not too late in the season to indulge. It makes for a beautiful presentation, is fantastically flavorful, and relatively good for you – which makes it an all-star recipe.

You begin with pretty little cocktail tomatoes (or larger tomatoes, cut in half) – remove the seeds and flesh inside, then stuff the tomato “shells” with a simple yet tasty grilled corn and pepper salad. Grilling the corn and the bell pepper adds an element of char, which works wonders for the flavor of the salad. That being said, you could make this entire dish without a grill, and I bet it would still be fantastic! Sweet, in-season and super fresh corn stands out here, and takes the stuffed tomatoes from average to extraordinary. Continue Reading

Recipes, Salads

Grilled Peach, Onion and Roasted Strawberry Salad with Candied Bacon

No Comments 17 September 2012

After we enjoyed a lovely appetizer spread of bread and cheese, fresh and dried fruits, and spiced nuts at our most recent Dinner Series event, we moved onto this salad. Summer salads are often on the lighter side – given the season, it’s just not practical to load tons of hearty ingredients onto a bed of greens. This salad had the wonderful balance of being fairly light, while still packing a serious flavor punch.

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Appetizers, Salads

Caprese Skewers: Salad on a Stick

1 Comment 31 August 2011

By Hairee Lee

The good old tomato, mozzarella, and basil salad. Always delicious, but kinda boring. So put it on a stick! Sometimes it’s just a matter of putting your food on a stick. It’s why I love kebabs, lollipops, marshmallows.

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Laura’s Spinach, Orange, Goat Cheese, & Bacon Salad

No Comments 31 August 2011

By Hairee Lee

This one doesn’t have a strict ingredients list because it’s a salad that Laura made up. The picture pretty much tells you what’s in the salad. Like Laura, what you see is what you get.

And what you get is amazingly fresh, summery, and delicious.

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