15 Summer Side Dishes
- Recipe: Cuban Corn on the Cob
Reprinted with permission from Life’s a Beach Cottage: Second Helpings (Modern Museum Publishing, 2008)
This version of chicken salad is light and juicy--perfect for an outdoor meal. Go tropical and substitute chopped pineapple for the grapes and macadamia nuts for the pecans. Add about 1/2 cup coconut for even more island flavor.
- Recipe: Poppy Seed Chicken Salad
This bright mixture of protein and vegetables is a cinch to make and to transport. Just pack it in a plastic container and enjoy while lounging at the park or the beach.
- Recipe: Corn and Black Bean Salad
Sweet, juicy watermelon combined with tangy feta and heirloom tomatoes puts a unique spin on traditional fruit salad. Look for fresh tomatoes at your local farmer's market for the brightest flavor.