Simple Beets

July 8, 2012

Simple Beets   Even as a kid I have loved beets and I still love them today.  Beets are one of those vegetables that I could eat every day.  Whenever I go to the farmer’s market the first thing I usually pick up are an assortment of fresh beets.  I...

Burrata, Tomato & Basil Salad

July 6, 2012

Burrata, Tomato & Basil Salad This salad is very similar to a caprese salad. The burrata is silky on the outside and creamy on the inside which boasts a richly sweet and milky flavor.  Since burrata is a delicate cheese it should be handled as little as possible.  I love...

Avocado & Corn Salad

June 6, 2012

Avocado & Corn Salad   This salad is a nice change of pace and super easy to make.  I served this salad with lamb chops last night.   INGREDIENTS 2 Peeled & Diced Avocados 2 Chopped Green Onions 10 Halved Cherry Tomatoes 1 Cup Fresh Cooked Corn 1/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt...

Summer Corn & Tomato Salad

May 22, 2012

Summer Corn & Tomato Salad   This salad is so easy to make as it really takes little effort to chop tomatoes and cut the kernels off of the ears of corn.  The reward is a nice summer salad and very portable to make ahead for picnics and cookouts.  ...

Swordfish Salad

April 23, 2012

Swordfish Salad   Instead of using tuna why not use swordfish.  If I have leftover swordfish I like to make my delicious Swordfish Salad.  Serve it on bread or over lettuce and tomato.  So delish!   INGREDIENTS 1 Large Piece of Cooked Swordfish 1 Chopped Jalapeño Pepper 1 Chopped Dill...

Corn & Black Bean Salad

April 16, 2012

Corn & Black Bean Salad   This simple and colorful salad is packed full of flavor.  With the combination of sweet corn, tender black beans, cherry tomatoes and zesty cilantro in a vinaigrette dressing what could be better.   INGREDIENTS 2 Cups Fresh or Frozen Corn 1/2 Cup Chopped Red Onion...

Tuesday’s Chicken Salad

April 3, 2012

Tuesday’s Chicken Salad Chicken Salad was first served by Town Meets in Wakefield, Rhode Island in 1863. The original owner, Liam Gray, mixed his leftover chicken with mayonnaise, tarragon and grapes. This became such a popular item that the meat market was converted to a delicatessen which still stands to...

Chopped Cobb Salad

February 7, 2012

Chopped Cobb Salad There are various stories of how the Cobb Salad was invented. The most popular story is that it came about in the 1930s at the Hollywood Brown Derby restaurant, where it became a signature dish. It is named for the restaurant’s owner, Robert Howard Cobb. Legend has...

Creamy Coleslaw

February 3, 2012

Creamy Coleslaw Coleslaw goes with so many dishes. It sure seems that sitting in the fridge for a couple of days really brings out the flavor. I serve my Creamy Coleslaw with fish & chips, burgers, pork chops, steaks and just about anything that strikes me. INGREDIENTS 1 Head Shredded...

Chicken Taco Salad

January 14, 2012

Chicken Taco Salad In a hurry? Don’t know what to make for dinner? Trying to cut down on calories? This Chicken Taco Salad recipe is so good and easy to make. Even the Salsa Dressing is low fat. What more could a gal want?! INGREDIENTS For the salad: 4 Cups...

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