Midsummer Garden

Our garden this year is thriving! My neighbor generously gave us the tomato plants this spring. I was not sure what they were going to turn out like. They are all yellow this year! We have yellow cherry tomatoes, yellowish orange and huge yellow ones. We were also gifted some lemon basil from another friend that is so wonderful in …

MelindaMidsummer Garden

Wild Rice Salad with Blood Orange and Pomegranate Balsamic Vinaigrette

My Mom gave me some wild rice from that she got from a friend in Minnesota, and I have been meaning to experiment with making some dishes with it. ¬†When reading a caption from the package of Singing Pines wild rice, I learned a little about the origin of this rice, and it peaked my curiosity. August is called “manominikegississ” …

MelindaWild Rice Salad with Blood Orange and Pomegranate Balsamic Vinaigrette