Panzanella Salad

Panzanella Salad

This salad is a celebration of two things—heirloom tomatoes and homemade croutons.

Davis is in the heart of tomato growing country, so for the whole month of August you'll see what I call "tomato turns" or what happens when tomato trucks take a turn onto or off of the freeway too fast and tomatoes fall out. There is a particular section on the ramp on 113 North that is notorious for being covered in very sad smashed tomatoes. That's how I know we're in the thick of tomato season and that they should be gobbled up until they are no longer in season.

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Peach & Mozzarella Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

Peach & Mozzarella Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

Sometimes, I find Snapchat silly and obnoxious and other times, it has some useful and entertaining content such as this Basil Vinaigrette from Gaby

I will be honest, most of the time, I don't really like to eat salad. It's not like I don't like vegetables/greens (which I do!) but because I find that salads sometimes lack flavor and taste so I won't bother with them and will most likely eat roasted vegetables instead.

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Warm Rustic Potato Salad

Warm Rustic Potato Salad

This is for those who love potato salad but can't bear to stomach the idea of their beloved potatoes being suffocated by mayonnaise. 

Or maybe that is just me. 

And without mayonnaise, this potato salad doesn't have to be eaten cold (gross). It's actually best warm or at room temperature. With summer just around the corner, this potato salad is a perfect side for picnics and barbecues. 

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