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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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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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My Take on Waldorf Salad

As was made extremely plain in a 30+ year old episode of Fawlty Towers; a Waldorf Salad is: apples, celery, walnuts, and mayonnaise. Except, when it’s not. My Waldorf Salad has apples, sure. And celery. But then I go a … Continue reading

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Another (and BETTER) Shrimp Salad

I was getting together with friends for a middle of the week lunch; summer weekends tend to get filled up quickly, especially if you have kids, as they do, so a little get-together on a Tuesday was a perfect time … Continue reading

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Shaved Sprouts Salad

Shake up your salad with shaved Brussels sprouts, no lettuce needed! The best thing is, you don’t even need to shave the sprouts, most markets sell ’em cleaned, shaved, bag, and ready for whatever you fell like doing to ’em! … Continue reading

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Fruit Salad With Cucumber

??? Yep, you read that headline correctly; I was looking at a surfeit of fruit and cucumbers that I was wonder what, exactly, to do with. But then, I was meeting friends for lunch and conversation and mebbe some wine. … Continue reading

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Garlic Potato Salad

So, this here’s a kindofa riff on German potato salad, in that it has bacon (well, pancetta), and is tossed in a garlicky dressing while warm. Then, things get interesting, by which I mean mayonnaise gets added, along with some … Continue reading

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Black Bean Taco Salad

Today, we’re paying another visit to Nellie and Joe’s Famous Key Lime Juice. Yesterday, I adapted a recipe from their web site to make a very nice marinade for shrimp (it’ll work a treat on chicken and fish, too); and … Continue reading

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Asparagus Salad

One of my very favorite salads is Asparagus, and I have a bunch of different toppings and additions and add-ons; but this particular combination; crisp tender asparagus, thinly sliced red onion, Honey Mustard Egg Salad, and slightly frizzled Italian cold … 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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