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Cara’s Cucina: Summer Salad Duo

Today on Cara’s CucinaCara Di Falco teaches us how to make a “Summer Salad Duo!

Di Falco is making a corn, walnut and goat cheese salad, as well as a watermelon, arugula and feta salad.

“I love to serve these salads together, either as part of an appetizer or alongside your meal,” Di Falco says. “They really complement one another, and it’s a great way to use up some of that beautiful Jersey produce that is in all the markets right now.”

Check out the full list of ingredients below.

Corn, Walnut & Goat Cheese Salad
Serves 4

3-4 fresh ears of corn
1/2 c. walnuts, toasted and chopped
1/3 c. goat cheese crumbles
1/2 c. fresh parsley leaves, chopped
salt & pepper
1 1/2 tbs. olive oil
1 tbs. white balsamic vinegar

Watermelon, Arugula & Feta Salad
Serves 4

1 lb. container of cut watermelon
2 c. fresh arugula
1/2 c. crumbled feta cheese
salt & pepper
2 tbs. olive oil
1 tbs. balsamic glaze, plus more for drizzling

Watch the video above to learn how to make your own, and click here to see the official Cara’s Cucina recipe! 

If you make this at home, be sure to post it on Instagram along with the hashtag, #CarasCucina.

Cara Di Falco on Cara’s Cucina

Cara Di Falco of Cara’s Cucina visited Lisa Marie Latino in the #HipNJ studio to discuss making the leap from traditional media to media entrepreneurship.

Along with her husband, Di Falco created First Floor Productions. With years of broadcasting experience under her belt, she knows how to put together a professional product.

Di Falco recalls formulating a plan with her husband, a two-time Emmy Award-winning videographer. “Let’s throw it on the internet and see what happens,” she states.

Everything Di Falco does for the site is related to food and cooking, ranging from recipes to learning about unique ingredients. “I love to learn about other people and what their foods represent,” Di Falco says.

Today, the site has close to 100 recipes, each accompanied by a step-by-step video. Di Falco looks forward to sharing more recipes and continuing to educate.

To find Cara’s Cucina on #HipNJ click here, or check out Cara Di Falco’s site here.

Cara’s Cucina: Mediterranean Fish in Parchment Paper

Today on Cara’s CucinaCara Di Falco teaches us how to make Mediterranean Fish in Parchment Paper!

DiFalco uses one pound of cod for the dish, which serves four. Additionally, she combines dry white wine, garlic and capers to create this yummy dish! Check out the full list of ingredients below.

1 lb. of cod (or other available white fish) cut into 4 equal pieces
1/4 of a red onion, thinly sliced
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1 small can chopped tomatoes (or fresh cherry tomatoes, halved)
1/2 c. black olives, pitted and halved
1/4 c. capers, drained
2 tbs. olive oil
1/4 c. dry white wine, such as a pinot grigio
salt & red pepper flakes
4 slices of lemon

Watch the video above to learn how to make your own, and click here to see the official Cara’s Cucina recipe! 

If you make this at home, be sure to post it on Instagram along with the hashtag, #CarasCucina.

Buon Appetito!