Category Archives: Salad

Roasted Beet Salad With Candied Nuts

First; don’t judge the beets! I am not, normally, a fan either, but roasting sliced beets brings out the sweetness; and draining and rinsing them well helps to get rid of some of that “dirt” taste. Oh. Did I mention … Continue reading

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1905 Salad

In the Ybor City section of Tampa, there is a famous restaurant, The Columbia. I had always wanted to check it out when my parents lived there, but my dad was not a fan of anything with a hint of … Continue reading

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Pear and Blue Cheese Salad

One of my favorite combinations, pears and blue cheese, makes for a pretty terrific salad, too, with pistachios and dried cherries and red onion. The sherry vinegar and zippy mustard vinaigrette isn’t too, too bad, either. Paired with a baked … Continue reading

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Dr Pepper Jello Salad

Yeh, I went there. I made a molded jello salad, and you know what? It wasn’t half bad, and loaded with cherries and pineapple and Mandarin orange slices. Even the kids who Mira said wouldn’t touch a jello thing were … Continue reading

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My Take on Waldorf Salad

As was made extremely plain in a 30+ year old episode of Fawlty Towers; a Waldorf Salad is: apples, celery, walnuts, and mayonnaise. Except, when it’s not. My Waldorf Salad has apples, sure. And celery. But then I go a … Continue reading

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Another (and BETTER) Shrimp Salad

I was getting together with friends for a middle of the week lunch; summer weekends tend to get filled up quickly, especially if you have kids, as they do, so a little get-together on a Tuesday was a perfect time … Continue reading

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Shaved Sprouts Salad

Shake up your salad with shaved Brussels sprouts, no lettuce needed! The best thing is, you don’t even need to shave the sprouts, most markets sell ’em cleaned, shaved, bag, and ready for whatever you fell like doing to ’em! … Continue reading

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Fruit Salad With Cucumber

??? Yep, you read that headline correctly; I was looking at a surfeit of fruit and cucumbers that I was wonder what, exactly, to do with. But then, I was meeting friends for lunch and conversation and mebbe some wine. … Continue reading

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Hot Sautéed Slaw

I have a fair number of coleslaw recipes on this site, this is one of my faves, and for those who don’t care for a traditional slaw, there’s this version made with mustard. Then… there is this  tasty version; made … Continue reading

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Garlic Potato Salad

So, this here’s a kindofa riff on German potato salad, in that it has bacon (well, pancetta), and is tossed in a garlicky dressing while warm. Then, things get interesting, by which I mean mayonnaise gets added, along with some … Continue reading

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