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Cucumber Salad With a Sweet Chili Vinaigrette

A friend was posting on teh faceplace the other day, practically begging for ideas of what to do with her farm box this week, which was loaded with tiny cucumbers. Yeh, she could pickle ’em, and I suggested that Gin … Continue reading

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Lois’ Five(!) Bean Salad

Yeh. You can keep your three bean salad, because our cousin, Lois, hass set me up with this pretty nifty five bean version, and I, for one, am not goin’ back! Also, what could be better for a summer cookout … Continue reading

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Antipasto Salad With Beans and Asparagus

Not all salads have to have lettuce – I mean, think about coleslaw! This salad idea, originally from the very nice folk at foodnetwork, proves that and then goes a step or five beyond, by allowing me to substitute blanched … Continue reading

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Chick Pea Antipasto Salad

I came across the original version of this recipe on a facebook page I quite like: Recipe Clippings. They post old recipes they have come across in newspapers, pamphlets, magazine ads, and the like. At first, this was a layered … Continue reading

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Broccoli and Ramen Salad

There are a lot of “Asian” ramen salads out there, and most of them are wicked tasty. But… Many of them are loaded with salt. Or sugar. Or both (!) That’s what makes this version stand out; less sugar, lower … Continue reading

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Hungarian Coleslaw

So. Before all the yelling starts… No. I do not know if this is an “authentic” Hungarian recipe. The recipe came from a vintage site that dated from 1971 – so – more than likely not a true take on … 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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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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Marinated Asparagus

This, is an amazingly simple, but totally tasty recipe. Serve it as a munchie, a snack, a salad, or a side dish. Add sliced onion, Feta or blue cheese, nuts, dried cherries, cubes of salami, it is really all very, … 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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