Category Archives: Salad

Shaved Sprouts Salad

Looking for a tasty, elegant looking salad for a special occasion, but don’t really feel like fussing about it? Have I got a salad for you! There was a slight miscommunication between my husband and myself when planning and prepping … Continue reading

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Potato Salad Surprise

Yeh, well, the surprise is that this totally boring – c’mon, it is a symphony in beige – potato salad is actually very, very good. See, I had some Yukon Gold potatoes that needed to be used and I was … Continue reading

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Key Lime Coleslaw

“Coleslaw? Eeew, yeccch! I hate mayonnaise!” Well, first… No. You are wrong. Mayonnaise is a sign that the French love us and want us to enjoy all of the foods. And, second… This coleslaw contains no mayonnaise at all, so … Continue reading

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Summer Sunday Bonus! Jardinière Salad

Not all of those recipes our moms clipped and stashed in a box back in the day are good for nothing but a laugh. Take this, a recipe my mom dutifully clipped from the back of a Kraft Mac and … Continue reading

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Burger Bun Panzanella Big Cheeseburger Taco Salad

Yeh. We have all been there. Big ‘do planned with all of the family, but then, Great Aunt Effie goes off on Great Aunt Ettie (it really doesn’t take too much, to tell the truth) over who, exactly, is gonna … Continue reading

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Chopped Salad

When I was a kid, my mom felt it was very close to rude to serve a salad that required a knife to enjoy at the table. Perhaps why, today, a chopped salad is one of my fave choices eating … Continue reading

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Mighty-Fine (Mebbe the Best!) Coleslaw

I am pretty particular about my coleslaw, and can easily say that this is my very fave. Well, my very fave that I can make at home. There is a dive chicken place in my mom-in-law’s old home town that … Continue reading

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French ‘n Feta Pasta Salad

This is a slightly different take on a pasta salad. I make a similar salad with a box of Kraft Mac and Cheese, some mayonnaise, and Catalina French dressing – Jardinière Salad – but this version starts with plain dried … Continue reading

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Tabouli – From a Mix, But Tasty

A favorite ever since I discovered at a food cooperative at my University, I am just about guaranteed to at least try some Tabouli whenever I am out and about and see it on offer. Traditionally made with Bulgur wheat, … Continue reading

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Blue Cheese Spinach Salad With Honey Mustard Dressing

Back in the day, spinach salad was served with a warm bacon dressing, but we don’t need to hold to old habits; especially when this spinach salad is so very good! Crumbled Maytag blue cheese, dried cherries, thinly sliced red … Continue reading

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