Category Archives: Salad

Asparagus Salad With Blue Cheese and TWO(!) Dressings

We love asparagus; roasted, grilled, steamed, or, as here, blanched, then tossed into ice water to lock in that lovely green color, then dried and tossed in a salad – preferably with some blue cheese and thinly sliced red onion … Continue reading

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Broiled Caprese

Who doesn’t like a Caprese salad? Sliced tomatoes layered with basil and Mozzarella, then drizzled with olive oil, salt, pepper, and mebbe a splash of good balsamic. Kinda like summer on a plate. Yum. Of course, where I live, it … Continue reading

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My New Favorite Cole Slaw!

First. Is it coleslaw? Or, is it cole slaw? I’ve seen it published both ways, and I normally go with the two word option, so I guess we’ll go with that. Either way, this recipe, which is not really too, … Continue reading

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Best! Couscous Salad

So. Couscous. Tiny balls of semolina turned into one of our very favorite salads. Pretty quick. Pretty simple. Pretty darned tasty – and – mebbe even a bit better the next day! INGREDIENTS •3/4 cup pearl couscous •1 cup stock, … Continue reading

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Broccoli and Date Salad

I was looking for a salad to make for Thanksgiving. It needed to be “special” because of the day, but I wanted to try to keep it light-ish, because of all the other food. Then, going through my pantry (oh, … Continue reading

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Parfait! Jardinière Salad

Into each life a little macaroni salad must fall, why not mix things up and make a macaroni and cheese salad? Interested? My mom sure was; she clipped the recipe off a box Kraft Mac and Cheese a long time … Continue reading

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Better! Crunchy Ramen Salad

You may recall when I made Chrissy Teigen’s Ramen Noodle Salad. It was wicked tasty, but my sister kinda freaked out about using three seasoning packets from the ramen noodles to make the dressing – all that sodium! So, how … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Salad With Cranberries, Chipotles, and Feta

Who doesn’t like a potato salad? But… c’mon, be honest, don’t you sometimes want to mix things up, just a wee, tiny bit? Well, how’s this? Roasted sweet potatoes and onion tossed with a cranberry, chipotle pepper, and honey sauce, … Continue reading

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Asparagus Salad With Feta and Red Onion

This isn’t so much of a recipe as a method. The salad is simplicity itself, bright green, crisp tender asparagus, thinly sliced red onion, and crumbled Feta cheese with a nice vinaigrette. The deal here, is Alex Guarnaschelli’s handling of … Continue reading

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Broccoli & Ramen Salad

So… this salad has a lot of things going against it. For example, Rich doesn’t mind peas, but hates it when they’re in with other foods. Then there’s the ramen noodles. And the canned corn. Add in the broccoli slaw … Continue reading

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