The warm autumn weather provided beautiful salad ingredients. The garden was bursting with leaf lettuce, arugula, beet greens, onions, radishes, peppers and a few cherry tomatoes. A salad made with such fresh ingredients deserves a homemade dressing.

Staff members and volunteers for the Religious Coalition for Community Renewal will prepare and serve during the RCCR’s 25th annual Beans and Cornbread Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 18, a fundraiser held each year to support the Charleston-based social services agency’s programs throughout the Ka…