It’s summer time, here in the South that means very high temperatures and humidity levels. It also means our family is busy with swim team practices and meets. During the week we pack dinner to eat at swim meets Mondays and Thursdays. Tuesday and Wednesdays we don’t get home from practice until 6 so dinner has to be quick and easy or made ahead.
That’s where this potato salad comes in handy. I can make it in the morning, because really that’s the best time of day to boil potatoes, and put it in the fridge for dinner later. We can pack it for a swim meet or have it at home with an entree.
This isn’t your typical mayonnaise laden potato salad. It feels lighter with a fresh vinaigrette. Herbs give it that fresh pop of flavor and color. Your could switch out with other herbs if your tastes are different. We happen to have lots of parsley and dill which go well with the capers.
With the end of the school year only two half days away time is flying quicker than I’m willing to admit. The boys will be with me ALL THE TIME in a matter of days. How shall I ever survive the summer?! We had a preschool graduation last week and today I had two elementary school awards programs. Then I looked at the calendar and noticed it’s June! Could we please slow down time.
Seeing as how it is a new month it’s time for another In My Kitchen post. Swing on by Orgasmic Chef to find links to everyone else posting for this monthly roundup. It’s always fun to sneak a look into other people’s kitchens!
Last month was a whirlwind of a month. Of course so much of the mad baking and cooking sessions didn’t even get photographed. Life gets in the way of keeping up with snapping pictures. Here are a few things I did manage to capture the past month.
For Mother’s Day I got this wonderful hammered copper tray. It’s great for carrying cocktails to the porch. Of course it’s getting too hot for that. So it’s also ideal for holding candles on the dining room table. Or vases of flowers. Or maybe I’ll finally get the boys trained to bring me breakfast in bed!