Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

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July 17, 2013

Much more to the fair than the midway

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Now it will be back to the daily grind, and the garden is waiting for me. The beans are wanting to be picked, the corn is about ready, that is, what the raccoons have left is almost ready, the cabbage is bursting, the pickles are growing ever bigger, and the peach trees are bending beneath their bounty. So I can assure you that I won’t be twiddling my thumbs for a few weeks.

MACARONI GARDEN SALAD

2 cups elbow macaroni, cooked

2 medium tomatoes

1 cup chopped seeded cucumber

1 cup chopped red pepper

4 tablespoons minced basil

2 tablespoons minced parsley

4 tablespoons mayonnaise

4 teaspoons olive oil

2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar

2 cloves garlic

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

In a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, olive oil, vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, mix together macaroni, tomatoes cucumber, red pepper, basil, and parsley. Pour dressing over macaroni mixture. Chill before serving.

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