Native Cooking

Easy to Make Summer Salads

Dear Nidobak,

I hope summer is finding you happy, healthy, and ready to say “yes” to any and all social invitations. Bring an “easy to make” summer salad. You probably have all the makings already in your pantry. Lately, I’ve become a fan of bean-based salads that I can make the night before, or even an hour before any event. By adding just a few ingredients you will have a beautiful offering for the buffet board that is pretty much fool-proof. There’s nothing like a fresh picked green salad of lettuces or spinach, but if you have to transport them any distance at all, they do not hold up as w...