During these hot summer afternoons, few foods are as equally refreshing and filling as salads. No, I’m not talking plain old Caesar or Cobb. The tastiest recipes have the most unexpected ingredients. Two Peas and Their Pod blogger Maria Lichty suggests “Chickpea, Avocado, and Feta Salad. It takes 5 minutes to make and is always a hit.” For a heartier mix? Try “fruit, nuts, quinoa, pasta, beans, and different cheeses… I love salads that are full of texture.”
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Before you hit the farmers’ market, fill your cabinets with the proper prep essentials. Maria says, “Salad spinners make washing greens a breeze and, when used as storage, keep them fresher longer.”
Our Sunday Supper: Summer Salads Boutique opened Sunday, July 20, at 11AM ET.
By Julia Ivins, Staff Writer
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