This salad is a fantastic side for a BBQ or house party. It’s a substantial side and it’s tasty enough to please even the meatatarians among us. And best of all, most of it can be done in advance.
It might be look sexy to thrash a knife about on a a steel to sharpen it but the truth is you don’t have to work with any speed to sharpen a knife effectively. Not to mention that without a hell of a lot of practice it is incredibly unsafe.