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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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Celery Succotash Salad

Fret ye not! There are NO lima beans in this succotash! In fact, this rather refreshing salad – based on a Rachael Ray recipe – bears little resemblance to your more usual succotash… there are no beans at all (tho’ … Continue reading

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A Better BLT Pasta Salad

Last year, I made a BLT pasta salad, and it was good, but… something was missing. Then, earlier this month, I discovered what the problem was. The tomatoes. I needed to cook the tomatoes in a bit of bacon fat … Continue reading

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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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