Tuesday Tangents

Let’s talk 4th of July happiness!

Fashion:

How adorable are these patterned dresses? I want them both!

For shiggles… ‘murica!

Food:

How about a good side dish for this week?

via smittenkitchen

Broccoli Slaw

Makes about six cups of slaw

2 heads of broccoli
1/2 cup thinly sliced almonds, toasted
1/3 cup dried cranberries
1/2 small red onion, finely chopped

Buttermilk Dressing
1/2 cup buttermilk, well-shaken
1/3 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar
3 tablespoons finely chopped shallot

Trim broccoli and cut it into large chunks. From here, you can either feed it through your food processor’s slicing blade, use a mandoline to cut it into thin slices, or simply had chop it into smaller pieces. I used the stem and the flowerets, but if you have a broccoli stem aversion you can just use the tops.

Toss the sliced broccoli with the almonds, cranberries and red onion in a large bowl. Meanwhile, whisk the dressing ingredients in a smaller one, with a good pinch of salt and black pepper. Pour the dressing over the broccoli (if you’ve skipped the stems, you might not want it all; I otherwise found this to be the perfect amount) and toss it well. Season well with salt and pepper to taste.

Fun:

Go out and buy Cards Against Humanity ASAP! Do you love Apples to Apples? How about a super inappropriate version of Apples to Apples? Yup…right up my alley. Can’t wait to play it again this weekend! Boom!

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Happy 4th y’all!

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