Caprese Pasta Salad in a Jar

“Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.”  ― Anais Nin Tomorrow begins my thirteenth year as a high school English teacher and I have been so lucky to share the wild journey with my … More Caprese Pasta Salad in a Jar

Harvest Rainbow Mason Jar Salad with Creamy Pesto Dressing

Most experts agree that there is no comparison between fresh and dried basil in terms of flavor. The fresh leaves have a flavor complexity and intensity that is largely lost in the dried form. If storing for a week or less, basil can be wrapped in several layers of paper towels and placed in an … More Harvest Rainbow Mason Jar Salad with Creamy Pesto Dressing

Fennel, Cabbage, and Apple Salad with Avocado Hummus & Ginger Vinaigrette

Queen Anne’s Lace Her body is not so white as  anemone petals nor so smooth–nor  so remote a thing. It is a field  of the wild carrot taking  the field by force; the grass  does not raise above it. ~William Carlos Williams Last week as I drove to Marquette, I marveled at the sea of … More Fennel, Cabbage, and Apple Salad with Avocado Hummus & Ginger Vinaigrette