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From: Grocery Gardening Planting, Preparing and Preserving Fresh Food, by Jean Ann Van Krevelen

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Ingredients:
3 to 4 quarts White Corn, cooked
1 cucumber, diced
4 fresh Tomatoes, diced
2 cups Green Beans, trimmed, cut into 1 inch pieces, and blanched
1 Green Pepper, diced
1 Red, Yellow, or Orange Pepper, diced
1 medium Zucchini, diced
1 medium Yellow Squash, diced
1 medium Yellow Onion, diced
Dressing (Below)

Directions:
Mix the corn, cucumber, tomatoes, and prepared green beans in a large bowl. In a skillet over medium heat, lightly saute the peppers, zucchini, squash, and onion. Add the sauted vegetables to the corn mixture. Refrigerate.

Dressing:
1/2 cup Apple Cider Vinegar
1/2 cup Olive Oil
1/2 tablespoon Coriander
fresh chopped Cilantro

To prepare the dressing, mix the vinegar, olive oil, coriander, and cilantro to taste in a small bowl. Refrigerate. Combine the chilled corn salad and the chilled marinade just before serving.

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Tabbouleh

From: http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Tabbouleh-III/Detail.aspx

Prep Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 4 hrs, 45 minutes
Servings: 8

Ingredients:

1 cup bulgur wheat
3 tomatoes, seeded and chopped
2 cucumbers, peeled and chopped
3 green onions, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/3 cup fresh mint leaves
2 teaspoons salt
1/2 cup lemon juice
2/3 cup olive oil

Directions:
Place cracked wheat in bowl and cover with 2 cups boiling water. Soak for 30 minutes; drain and squeeze out excess water.

In a mixing bowl, combine the wheat, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, garlic, parsley, mint, salt, lemon juice, and olive oil. Toss and refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving. Toss again prior to serving.

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from:  Cathy Peterson, Madison Herb Society

1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
1/2 cup sliced black olives
1 cup sliced radishes
1/4 cup sliced green onions
2 small cucumbers, thinly sliced
1/2 cup olive oil
2 tbsp. lemon juice
2 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
1 minced clove of garlic
1 tsp. fresh oregano
1/2 tsp. fresh basil
1/2 tsp. fresh thyme

In a large bowl, toss the cheese with olives, radishes, onions, and cucumber until well blended.  In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients.  Toss.  Salt and pepper to taste.  Chill one to two hours.  Makes 6-8 servings.

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