Here’s what’s growing in my side yard. And it’s almost salad time!
In honor of this milestone, it’s time to make some salad dressing. Here’s my recipe for Salad Dressing Picante:
- One part vinegar to three parts oil
- Grown-and-dried-on-the-premises rosemary
- Grown-and-dried-on-the-premises red chili peppers (coarsely ground with mortar and pestle)
I don’t have hard-and-fast measurements for the dry ingredients. I just add enough to please my palate.
Last step is to put everything in a glass jar and let it sit for a day or so. This allows the liquid to soak into the rosemary and the chili to release their flavors.
When the dressing’s ready, I’ll harvest some lettuce and enjoy a home-grown salad.