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.
I believe in choice, my choice of potato salad being no exception. This choice is gut-driven and deeply personal. My grandmother made a simple potato salad that accompanied her fried chicken and hickory nut cake to our family reunions in Selma. She made that same salad when a tragedy befell a friend, the bowl of love left quietly on their porch. My mother made the same salad that … Full recipe post »
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 »
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