Category Archives: Salad

Three Bean Pasta Salad

We all know that summer gatherings are, more than likely, gonna feature a salad of some kind or another. Potato. Bean. Pasta. Hmmm… but, how about a bean and pasta salad? And one without any mayo, so, easy to transport … Continue reading

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Consider Your Salad Bowl(s)

As Julia Child once said: “Always start out with a larger pot than what you think you need.” The same could be said for your salad bowl. Consider the two bowls shown. The blue swirl glass bowl is perfectly sized … Continue reading

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An Old New! Take on Tuna Salad

I was leafing through a magazine while traveling and came up with a really tempting looking – and sounding salad. Instead of a more traditional vinaigrette method, this salad – based on a recipe from The Silver Palate Cookbook – … Continue reading

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Horseradish and Citrus Salad

So… don’t run screaming from your electronic device, but this IS a recipe for a Jell O molded salad. The thing is, this salad is actually pretty darned good! My Aunt Buzz used to make a version of this to … Continue reading

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Fang’s Favorite! Phyllis Diller’s Potato Salad Recipe (kinda)

I was out and about on the interwebs when I came across a vintage magazine page featuring celebrity recipes. Phyllis Diller’s Deli Potato Salad caught my eye and I resolved then and there to make it. With a few wee, … Continue reading

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Marinated Asparagus Salad

This is currently on of my favorite salads – and it is wicked simple to put together! Not to take anything away from a nice Louis Salad, this has the added advantage of also acting as part of your appetizer … Continue reading

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Antipasto Pasta Salad

So, yeh, fergettabout the mayonnaise for this salad; and, while we’re at it, let’s fergettabout the gluten, too, because we’re making this salad with chickpea pasta! Penne chickpea pasta, blanched asparagus, grape tomatoes, chopped marinated artichoke hearts, onion, Feta cheese, … Continue reading

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Fire and Ice Salad

I belong to a Facebook group called “Recipe Clippings.” It consists of folk sharing images of recipes – usually old ones – they’ve come across that they think look interesting. That’s how I came across the original recipe for this … Continue reading

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Rice Vinegar Coleslaw

Usually, I make this Asian inspired coleslaw to top off Moo Shoo Pork Street Tacos, but, it turns out it stands on its own. Really well. Keep the ingredients simple; a bag of coleslaw mix and some scallions, or… Go … Continue reading

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Sweet Red Onion Salad Dressing and Baby Spinach Salad

Our book club was gathering for a Sunday afternoon of chat, wine drinking, and food; and I was in the mood for a spinach salad. Thing is, the salad, which has thinly sliced red onion, mandarin oranges, and feta cheese, … Continue reading

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