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Endive and Blue Cheese Salad

Take a step away from Iceberg and Romaine and consider Endive for your next salad. I’d bought a bit too much endive for a gathering, and so had several left sitting around the crisper making me think I really need … Continue reading

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Tortellini Salad

The summer salad season is starting, so I figure this is the perfect time to feature a pasta salad. But not just any pasta salad; this one starts with cooked cheese filled dried tortellini, then marinates them overnight in Italian … Continue reading

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Thai Celery Salad

You don’t often come across something this simple to toss together and this tasty. I was doubtful of the whole thing, right up until I tasted it. Now, whether we’re having Thai Pork Stew for dinner or not, we will … Continue reading

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Sweet Chili Sauce With Grilled Halloumi

Most of us have our go-to chef resources; my sister is currently relying on Giada and the barefoot contessa. I tend to bounce around a bit, lately coming to appreciate Giada’s work, also lately coming into a deep respect and … Continue reading

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Browned Brussels Sprouts Salad With Blue Jack and Prosciutto

I’ve done a (very nice) shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad before – cheating and picking up a bag o’ sprouts pre-shaved at my local Trader Joe’s. This time, I’ve mixed things up a bit, still picking up a bag o’ pre-shaved … Continue reading

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Endive Salad With Blue Cheese and Roasted Pears

Yesterday, I wrote about making honey roasted pecans because Rich thought they’d be nice for munching. I thought they’d be perfect for this salad; a combination of Belgian endive spears, romaine lettuce, roasted sliced pears, blue cheese, pomegranate arils, a … Continue reading

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Bacon and Tomato Salad

We had a good friend out to visit for the long holiday weekend, and I had taken a packet of duck bacon out of the freezer, thinking to wrap it around some blue cheese stuffed dates, but the time had … Continue reading

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Chopped Salad

I follow a local farm on facebook, and each week, they do this “Mystery Bag” thing, where you join an event on Friday, and the following Tuesday you show up at the farm with a bag, fork over $10, and … Continue reading

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Parfait! Israeli (Pearl) Couscous Salad

Hows about a slightly different salad? Like, with couscous? This version calls for lightly toasted Israeli “Pearl” couscous, which is bigger than the more regular couscous, and is served with veggies, a light vinaigrette, a bit of cheese, and, because … Continue reading

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Cucumber Salad, Now With Summer Squash (and better)!

Around about this time of year, friends with gardens and local farms start to regret their choice of planting that much summer squash or cucumber. I have a small kitchen garden on our front porch, so do not have that … Continue reading

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