Category Archives: Salad

Thanksgiving Recipes

As you might imagine, Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Here is a selection of my recipes that will complement any Thanksgiving table. Just click on the links to go to the relevant recipes on the blog.  Tweet

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Good Ingredients

A dish is always a product of its ingredients. When creating a dish from a small number of ingredients, this adage rings especially true. In salads, the ingredients really shine, so, when you can, spend more for top quality vinegars and oils. Tweet

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Frozen Fruit Salad

What to do with leftover fruit salad? Freeze it using an ice cube tray if you have one.  Tweet

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Fruit Salad, Yummy Yummy

All you parents with kids of a certain age will recognize the title of this post as the name of a fabulous song by the Wiggles. “Fruit Salad” was my all-time favorite Wiggles song. I was a major Wiggles fan; I … Continue reading

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Radish and Fennel Salad with Mint

Food is memory. This simple salad stirs memories that stretch through my life. Common red radishes were a favorite of my mother’s and thus an element of my childhood. I often came home from school to find my mother, in … Continue reading

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How to Make a Basic Vinaigrette

A basic vinaigrette is an oil and vinegar dressing for salads. Above is a photo of just some of the ingredients from my pantry and fridge that I have on hand to make vinaigrette salad dressings. The possible flavor variations … Continue reading

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Mache, Butter Lettuce, Fennel, & Walnuts with Lemon Walnut Vinaigrette

This is a lovely fall/winter salad to enjoy when the air turns chilly and the fall walnut harvest has arrived in the market. I crave it when the air turns cool and make it over and over throughout the winter … Continue reading

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Sliced Turkey with Paprika Tomato Sauce

We didn’t host Thanksgiving dinner this year, so I didn’t have any turkey leftovers the following day. With only one day of turkey feasting under my belt, I found I was wanting more, so I cooked a turkey breast this … Continue reading

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Revisiting the Iceberg Wedge

Since I moved to the Washington, DC area, I’ve been invited to join a couple of cooking groups. This is a new thing for me. I’ve never been involved in a cooking group before, and now I’m in two! One … Continue reading

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