Well, I'm back in my apartment in Utah now- back to my small kitchen and broken dishwasher- yep it leaked ALL over the kitchen floor today and needs to be fixed- so I will probably be cooking a little less. Don't get me wrong, though- I will not revert to frozen "Lean Cuisines," Top Ramen, or even PB&J for every meal.... okay so maybe PB&J every once in a while... :) but since I am only cooking for myself now, my cooking will be a lot simpler, easier, and quicker to fit my busy lifestyle!
However, I do still have some recipes from back home this summer when I cooked with my Mom almost every night for our family. Good times that I will surely miss this coming semester.
This salad screams summertime (whoa, way to alliterate!) and was absolutely delicious! It's from allrecipes.com. You must make the homemade citrus vinaigrette, though- it's super simple and really ties all of the flavors together!
The only difference I'd make is to chop the onions into smaller pieces rather than slices so that they are not so over-powering. I also carmelized the walnuts with a bit of sugar which was very yummy! This is definitely going to be one of my go-to recipes.