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Chile-Spiced Bean Salad

September 2, 2013

Chile-Spiced Bean Salad A bit of chile mingles with corn and three kinds of beans in this colorful salad that stays crisp for hours.  INGREDIENTS Spicy Dressing 2 Cups Red Kidney Beans 2 Cups Pinto Beans 2 Cups Garbanzo Beans 2 Cups Whole Kernel Corn 1 Sliced Large Celery Stalk 5...

Red Pepper & Cucumber Salad

June 18, 2013

Red Pepper & Cucumber Salad Summer is here and I tend to want to eat a bit lighter during these warm months.  Here is a good side salad.  If you want to make it a main meal then add sautéed chicken, shrimp or tofu. INGREDIENTS 1 Garlic Clove 1 Diced...

Easy Sauces & Dressings

May 29, 2013

Easy Sauces & Dressings Here are easy sauces and dressings to make with ingredients that most likely you have in your fridge and pantry. Ketchup Sauces:   Cocktail Sauce 2 Parts Ketchup 1 Part Prepared Horseradish Squeeze of Lemon   Barbeque Sauce 2 Parts Ketchup 1 Part Cider Vinegar 1...

Feta Cheese

April 24, 2013

Feta Cheese Choose the right Feta for your dish! Goat’s Milk Feta: Goes with pita bread, olives, grapes, cherry tomatoes & pasta Sheep’s Milk Feta:  Goes with watermelon and red onion salad, pizza, lamb & anchovies Cow’s Milk Feta:  Goes with Greek salad, olive oil, rosemary and thyme, black beans,...

Date & Apple Salad

October 12, 2012

Date & Apple Salad Sometimes it's nice to have a "meaty" salad for lunch or dinner. INGREDIENTS 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil 2 Tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar 2 Tablespoons Diced Red Onion 1 Tablespoon Dijon Mustard 1/2 Cup Pitted & Sliced Dates 1 Head Frisee Lettuce 4 Cups Spinach 1 Sliced Apple...

Simple Green Pea Salad

October 8, 2012

Simple Green Pea Salad So easy and so delicious! INGREDIENTS 10 Ounces Cooked Peas (Fresh or Frozen) 8 Ounces Sliced Water Chestnuts 1/2 Cup Chopped Green Onions 2 Chopped Hard Boiled Eggs 2 Ounces Diced Pimientos 1/2 Cup Sliced Celery Dressing: 1/3 Cup Light Mayonnaise 1 Tablespoon Dijon Mustard 1/2 Teaspoon Garlic...

Toasted Walnut Salad

October 1, 2012

Toasted Walnut Salad My Toasted Walnut Salad is the perfect fall salad and can be eaten as a main course or pears well with just about any main dish that you decide to cook up.  INGREDIENTS 3/4 Cup Toasted & Coarsely Chopped Walnuts 3 Medium Peeled Oranges 1 Thinly Sliced Medium...

Basic Herbed Salad Dressing

September 15, 2012

Basic Herbed Salad Dressing A good salad requires a good homemade dressing.  Here is my recipe for a good Basic Herbed Salad Dressing.  If you’re not a garlic fan then feel free to just leave it out.  INGREDIENTS 1/4 Cup White Wine Vinegar or Red Wine Vinegar 2 Tablespoons Freshly Squeezed...

Spinach Salad

August 23, 2012

Spinach Salad This is a delicious main-dish salad.  For a refreshing side-dish salad, simply reduce the portions and omit the egg and bacon.  This salad pairs very well with roast chicken or a thick grilled pork or veal chop.  INGREDIENTS Salad: 2 Hard Boiled Eggs (Peeled) 3 Pounds Flat Leaf...

Sesame Ginger Vinaigrette

May 18, 2012

Sesame Ginger Vinaigrette   This vinaigrette is one of the most versatile vinaigrettes.  It keeps well for several weeks in the refrigerator.  It is delicious on salads, in stir fry dishes and as a marinade for seafood, chicken or beef.    INGREDIENTS 3/4 Cup Vegetable Oil 1/4 Cup Rice Wine Vinegar 1...

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