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Posts Tagged: salad

Posts Tagged ‘salad’

Saturday, January 21st, 2017

Each of us have dishes we consider to be “comfort food”.  When I know I need to prepare foods ahead of time for an upcoming event, I assemble ingredients to make a big pot of soup for family meals and a large container of Almond, Farro and Black Bean Salad… just for me.  I first […]

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

I am sure that everyone has “recipe experiences”…those times when the pictured food product looks so delicious and the sequence of steps sounds relatively easy.  So, you set out to make it for for your meal…only to discover that the actual preparation takes much longer than you anticipated.  Such was the situation in my kitchen […]

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Earlier this year, I participated in a special event at a local restaurant where small portions of several dishes were served.  One of the first items served was a salad whose main ingredient was quinoa, accented with spinach, currants and pine nuts.  The accompanying dressing had a sweet-sour flavor contrast with a light essence that […]

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

OK…I’ll admit that it seems that I’m obsessed with summer salads made of black beans and corn…but when fresh corn appears at the local farmer’s market, I just can’t help myself. Today, as I assembled the ingredients needed to make my favorite seasonal salad, I discovered a few interesting items in the produce drawer of […]

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

In the heat of summer, it often takes a bit of motivation to prepare a hot meal…but if that hot meal creates left-overs that can be served later at room temperature…the initial effort is completely worthwhile.  Such is the case with this salad made of lentils and roasted vegetables. Admittedly, it requires a bit of […]