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I probably would have never reached for the can of french-fried onions if I hadn’t been at the minimart with a minimal number of options. Sometimes life surprises you and you bless the minimart and the crispy canned onions that take a simple potato salad in an entirely different direction and into potato salad crack. On vacation with a seriously limited supplies, I got the whim to make a potato salad that was all about the onions. Onion is usually a team player and rarely the star, but being in the middle of Yellowstone I decided we were playing with any onion I could find at the gas station grocery: yellow onions, red onions, some really sad green onions, and (of course) the canned french-fried ones since I was playing by the rules of my own invention. Roasted, quick-pickled, and fried onions play all the parts of sweetness, acid, and richness making a reversal of potatoes as the supporting role in its namesake salad.
Balanced, bright, and sweet; this salsa is summer. It’s my go-to for summer gatherings and the one parents rave most about from my Summer Fruits Kids’ Camp. I’ve had more than one requests for the recipe for thisNectarine Corn Salsa, and today I’m happy to share it with you. Print Recipe Nectarine Corn Salsa The […]
Resourcefulness. Is just a more textbook appropriate word for SCRAPPY- and the best sort of home cook. A resourceful (or scrappy) home cook is a problem solver. She uses what’s she’s got. Maybe your grandma was like mine- she could make a meal out of whatever she could scrape from the pantry and fridge. While […]
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