Category Archives: salads

Party-size Orzo and Bulgur Salad

Not really sure how to describe this salad …just a great pot-luck salad, one that’s a little bit different, a little bit like something you’ve had before. Non-helpful desciption: If you’ve ever been to the Davis – Kidd Bookstore in … Continue reading

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Non-boring Salad: Haole Bánh Mì Salad

There is nothing not to like about this salad. For starters, it’s a meaty, spicy, non-wimpy salad — if you like Sriracha and you have a Weber, you are obliged to like this. Second, it’s a lightning fast recipe — … Continue reading

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Beauty is in the eye of the sandwich holder (Meatless Mondays)

She was quite right … not much to look at … but this salad/sandwich is might tasty. Plus, you gotta love the name:  Salat iz Yaits i Gribov. Would a rose be as sweet if it were called yaits i … Continue reading

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Another reason to stay away from fat-free dressings

The nutrients in a salad are mostly fat-soluble, so they need a little fat for your body to absorb them. Story here at the New York Times’ excellent Well series.

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Orange + Fennel + Watercress Salad mit Citrus Vinaigrette

This to me seems more like a summer salad, except that oranges are best in the winter months. Summer, winter, whatever … it’s a good change of pace for this time of the year. Ingredients 2 large oranges 3 Tbs … Continue reading

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Another Fall Salad

Oops! Forgot this one on this list. Pomaceous Salad with Dried Cherries and Walnuts, with Maple Dressing Maple Dressing¼ cup mayonnaise¼ cup pure maple syrup3 Tbs Champagne vinegar (white wine vinegar works fine)2 tsp sugar, or 1.5 tsp of agave … Continue reading

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Fall Salads

Basic apple / spinach 1 Honey-crisp apples, cored, cut into large dice2 tablespoons lemon juice1 package (8 cups) baby spinach leaves2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil2 tsp tablespoon apple cider vinegar1 tablespoons honey1/3 cup crumbled goat cheese1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted1/4 … Continue reading

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Labor Day variations on a theme

I’ve been having a pretty good summer but I find myself in a quandary, which is troubling because I’m not even sure what a quandary is. But it seems I’ve just gotten started with summer dining fare and it’s already … Continue reading

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Winter Potato Salad that’s great in the summer

Roasted veggies sound like a winter dish, and some folks are adverse to running the oven any longer than they have to in the summer. But the addition of green beans to this anti-mayo potato salad, along with the bright … Continue reading

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All-American Cracked-Wheat Summer Salad

A rose by any other name … got me thinking. “All-American Cracked Wheat Summer Salad.” That’s my new name for tabouli. Or tabbouleh. Or tabuleh. Or any of the other variations of this wheaty salad. (What? Spellcheck says “wheaty” isn’t … Continue reading

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