Saturday, July 17, 2010

Our Favorite Summer Salad


Caprese salad.

 Pretty.  Simple.  Fantastically delicious.  Goes with any summer meal, even breakfast buttered toast.


This is the method I came across years ago.

9 comments:

  1. My mouth's watering just reading about it. I add a few drops of balsamic too. Thank goodness my kids don't like it because, you know, tomatoes are no good after they've been refrigerated so hubby and I need to eat the whole batch ourselves!

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  2. Oh wow, this looks simple, delicious, cool and refreshing. I've been craving a good Caprese salad.

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  3. There are tomatoes on the kitchen windowsill. Me thinks it's time to make some mozzarella.

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  4. I'm still waiting for the first tomatoes to ripen! We're not even close to this salad yet. :(

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  5. JJ, that is hard core.

    Deanna Beth, we have a few tomato plants in our back yard that just have blossoms - haven't even set on the fruit yet. We've been buying local tomatoes at market from smarter farmers!

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  6. Sounds delicious, now if only I could be as industrious as JJ and make my own mozzarella. Fresh, homemade mozzarella is about as good as it gets, so maybe this is the inspiration I need!

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  7. We have a local fresh goat's milk mozzarella that is fabulous (and expensive, alas). I had an idea to go to a cheesemaking class as a birthday gift, but then it just sounded hard. I don't know why - I usually like kitchen projects! Have you made mozz, Crys?

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  8. Ahhhh that is absolutely almost too pretty to eat!!! I know what's going on my grocery list (the cheese) because I've got a bunch of freshly picked basil in the fridge and tomatoes ready to pick in the garden! I tried making mozz once, but didn't have much success.

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  9. Yummm caprese salads always look so delicious and refreshing. Making me hungry ...

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