I had to forgo my usual summer solstice celebration tonight to meet my good friend Leslie for dinner at the India Palace restaurant. She was in town from Asheville, North Carolina, and I wasn't about to miss a chance to hang with her. However, I did have a pretty summery lunch today — a BBQ Tempeh & Carrot Sandwich with Poppyseed Coleslaw and extra Memphis-Style Barbecue Sauce:
I've posted about this recipe before. It's another crunk cookbook tester, but I made it again just to make sure it was okay. I'm happy to report that the sandwich, slaw, and homemade sauce were just as tasty the second time around.
I served my sandwich with some of the best summer corn I've ever tasted! My dad brought me a bag of corn picked up from a roadside produce stand, and it was so deliciously sweet and juicy. I covered the corn with Bryant Terry's Spicy Garlic-Miso Dressing from Vegan Soul Kitchen:
If you haven't tried Terry's corn dressing recipe yet, it's a must-try. This recipe is by far my favorite from VSK so far.
I held my corn on the cob with these cutesy little corn pics that my mom gave me:
If flip-flop corn holders don't say summer, I don't what does ...