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Cucumber Melon Salad


1 Pickling Cucumber [small, sliced thinly]
1 cup Cantaloupe [sliced thinly into 1″ pieces]
1 Carrot [small, peeled + shaved]
1-1/2 Tbs Red Onion [very thinly sliced]
1 Tbs Rice Wine Vinegar [seasoned]
Sea Salt [to taste]
1/2 tsp Honey
dash Sesame Seeds

Dissolve honey and salt in rice vinegar. Mix melon, carrot, red onion + cucumber in a small bowl. Toss with vinegar dressing + top with sesame seeds. Serve very cold, immediately.

Serves 1.

Kohlrabi Cabbage Salad


1 Kohlrabi [peeled + grated]
2 Carrots [medium size, grated]
3/4 cup Purple Cabbage [sliced very thinly]

Dressing:
1 tsp Dijon Mustard
2 Tbs Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 Tbs Meyer Lemon Juice [or lemon juice with a pinch of sugar]
dash Dried Marjoram
dash White Pepper
Sea Salt [to taste]

Mix kohlrabi, carrot + cabbage together in a bowl. Whisk the dressing ingredients together in a small bowl. Pour dressing over veggies + mix well. Serve cool.

Curly Kale Salad


3 cups Curly Green Kale [finely sliced]
1 Carrot [shredded]

Dressing:
2 Tbs Tahini [raw]
2 Tbs Water
1 Lemon [juice only]
1 Garlic Clove
Sea Salt

Blend dressing ingredients with a blender until smooth + thickened. Toss with kale + carrots.

An individual lunch size serving.

Texas Happy Hour

1 Watermelon [rind + seeds removed, roughly chopped]
2 inches Ginger Root [grated]
dash Cayenne Pepper [to taste]
Basil Leaves [garnish]

Blend everything but the basil in batches + combine in a large bowl or jar.

Refrigerate several hours, then serve as a soup in small bowls, garnished with basil.

Or

Freeze in ice cube trays.  Serve a glass full of frozen watermelon soup cubes, a few basil leaves + top with a summery wheat beer.

Melon Mint Soup

1 Melon [sugar sweet white flesh, peeled + chopped]
1/4 cup Mint [fresh]
1-1/2 lemons [juice only]

Puree all in a blender + chill.

Serves 6 as a first course.

Peachy Tomato Soup

2 Peaches [freestone, chopped, about 2 cups]
3 cups Tomatoes [cored, chopped]
1/4 cup Sweet Onion [minced]
1/4 cup Fresh Basil [+ a little for garnish]
1/2-1 Tbs White Wine Vinegar
1 Tbs Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/4 tsp Salt [+ more to taste]
Freshly Ground Black Pepper

Puree peaches, tomatoes, + onion in a blender. Add remaining ingredients + puree a few minutes more till very smooth. Adjust vinegar + salt + serve garnished with a little basil.

Marinated Cabbage

2 cups Cabbage [shredded]
1 Garlic Clove [minced]
1/4 cup Red Onion [chopped]
2 Tbs Red wine Vinegar
1 Tbs Olive Oil
1/2 Lime [juice only]
2 tsp Chili Powder
Salt + Pepper

Mix all ingredients together and allow to marinate for several hours.

This recipe is by Jane Middleton + was made to accompany Texas Tacos.

Peach Salsa

2 Peaches [Texas freestone, pitted + chopped]
1 Tomato [chopped + partially seeded]
1/2 Cucumber [sliced thinly then chopped]
2 Tbs Red Onion [minced]
1 Lime [juice only]
Salt

Mix all ingredients together and allow to sit for 20 minutes before serving. Use a slotted spoon to serve.

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