This salad's name is everything it implies. The flavors combine to make a delicious refreshing impact, and the preparation is so simple. Most of the ingredients are chopped. But your guests won't know; they will think this simple, elegant salad had you in the kitchen all afternoon. So, unless they ask for the recipe, let them think what they want. —ashleychasesdinner
One constant in my life is food. I love to cook, eat and learn new things about food. I grew up in a family who had the philosophy that the kitchen was the heart of the home. My southern mom and grandma were amazing cooks who taught me food was more than sustenance, it was soulful. I am always amazed, inspired and genuinely happy to have found such a place as food52 with so many like minded individuals. With inspiration like this to draw from, there is endless oportunity to learn new things!