Summer’s almost over but it doesn’t mean you can’t savor the last of it. How about a picnic?
White Bean Dip with Pita Chips and Crudite
Wheat Berry, feta, mint, tomato salad2 cups wheat berries 6 cups of water 2 teaspoons of salt 1/4 cup of loosely packed feta large handful of mint chopped 1 cup of grape tomatoes halved half a large onion sliced juice of half of lemon
Combine 2 cups wheat berries, 6 cups water, 2 teaspoons salt in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, lower the heat, and simmer, covered, until plump and chewy about 45 minutes to an hour. The berries should be slightly firm. Drain and set aside.
Brown onion in 1/2 tablespoon of butter, add to wheat berries
Add feta, mint, grape tomatoes, lemon juice to wheat berries
And something sweet: Homemade Fig Newtons (via Faux Martha) and Dried Strawberries (via Miss Renaissance)
So find a green space and soak in the last rays.