Emerald Valley Almanac

Keeping your cool with food

Though the 100-degree days are behind us, we still have plenty of warm days ahead, and such days often call for cold meals. With gardens at their highest output this time of year, cold dishes are easy to put together.


Of course the first thing cold food might bring to mind is a salad. But salads don’t always have to mean lettuce and tomato – though that might be a good base. Here’s a few ideas:

Chef Salad

Combine a protein with cheese and . . .