Amount of corn and potatoes used in recipe fit on one baking sheet.
Here’s a recipe that would be a great side dish for almost anything hot off the grill. Particularly items with Southwestern flavors, like the Firecracker Flank Steak I will prepare for the Fourth of July.
This salad is all I’ll require for a side dish, as it bundles a potato and vegetable salad together. Its only drawback is
Carefully slice roasted corn from the cob.
that unlike many potato and pasta salads, which may be made well in advance, this salad is best enjoyed 30 to 60 minutes out of the oven – room temperature – with the avocado tossed in at the last minute.
The size of my sheet pan dictated the amount of potatoes and corn I used; if you increase the amount, you will need to use an additional sheet pan, and rotate the pans in the oven in the middle of cooking time. If I had ripe cherry or grape tomatoes on hand, I would have considered tossing them in for texture, color and for a sweet-tart bite.
You’ve heard of panzanella, right? That oh so delicious salad celebrating tomatoes when they’re bursting on the vines–even more handy to have in your recipe repertoire when you’ve a loaf of slightly stale Artisan bread that’s begging to be utilized? But what about Pastazanella? I just made a big batch, and I’m pretty sure you’ve never heard of that. Pastazanella … Full recipe post »
Last night we had friends over for a Fourth of July warm-up dinner party. The hyper-local menu–Grilled Sumac Lamb Chops, Cherry Couscous Salad and Asparagus–was created with the bulk of ingredients sourced in a one-mile radius; easy to pull off at this time of the year in the orchards and farmlands of Northern Michigan. The day before … Full recipe post »
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