Category Archives: salads

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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When the fennel is this good looking, you just have to whip up some of Molly Wizenberg‘s celery root and apple salad. Source: Sunflower Market, Denver CO.

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Braising Hell

Even the most die-hard vegan has to admit, you drive by a rib shack and the place just smells good. Might not be your cup of tea to actually eat, but the smell is like a slap of Vitalis, a … Continue reading

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Autumn Salads: Mixed fruit with maple dressing

Western slope honeycrisp apples are now available, so while this recipe usually calls for a tart Granny Smith, I prefer to use the locally grown varieties. You can use honeycrisps, Granny Smiths, macouns, honeygolds, or any sharp, tart, crisp variety. … Continue reading

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