Category Archives: Salad

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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Marinated Broccoli Slaw

Broccoli and cole slaw are not two of my husband’s favorite things. Ermmm, unlsee the broccoli is served with a lot of melted cheese on top. So… when I came across a recipe for a marinated broccoli cole slaw, and … Continue reading

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Rice and Asparagus Salad

I came across this recipe as a side dish to a Food Network recipe for ham steaks with a chive sauce. Thing is, I like the side so very much more than the main course, even to including it in … Continue reading

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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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