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Do I smell a Bar-B-Que!!!!!!


Today marks the beginning of my LIFE as a BLOGGER!!!!  I have grown up around cooking my whole life, and I can honestly say it is my biggest passion.  I’ve been cooking since I could hold a spoon and now I think it is time to share my passion with the WORLD!

Yesterday my friends and I decided to take advantage of the nice weather by having a bar-b-que.  We all brought a dish to the shindig, and my contribution was my FAMOUS fresh corn salad with basil oil.  The dish was inspired by a corn salad I saw Giada De Laurentiis (one of my favorite Chef’s) make, but with my twist on it.  The ingredients are quite simple: Yellow Corn, Grape Tomatoes, Feta Cheese, Basil, and Olive Oil…YUMMM

Corn Salad Recipe

  • 1 (16oz) bag of Frozen Sweet Yellow Corn
  • 1 Pint of Cherry or Grape Tomatoes
  • 1 (6oz) container of Feta Cheese
  • 1 pkg. of Fresh Basil
  • 1/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

First take the entire package of basil and place in a blinder with the olive oil and salt and pepper.  Blend ingredients together until the basil is chopped finely.  Set the basil oil aside to rest.  Then in a mixing bowl add the tomatoes, feta, and corn together.  Next pour the basil oil on the salad and place in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.  Take it out and let come to room temperature before you serve.

Bon Appetite!!!!!!