Category: salads

Pablano Ranch

You might know that I have worked in the restaurant community in the not so distant past.  Unfortunately one of the fine dinning restaurants that I worked at was bought out by a corporation and wasn’t keeping a pastry chef…me, and  buying the desserts from food vendors instead.  I could have stayed with the company…

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Stawberry Vinaigrette

This was a very delicious salad.  I am taking care of the garden at our church. We have solved the problem of deer grazing on our green goodies. I picked some spring mix of lettuce, and a few strawberries and thought about this for lunch. The dressing is super easy with a blender or food processor.…

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Confetti Coleslaw

I love to eat with my eyes.  My favorite pastime other than eating,  and reading is looking…at food.  I read cookbooks, I watch cooking shows on television, and I surf the net for other interesting food blogs. Looking at food is the next best thing to eating it. I also love lots of color.  People…

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Summer Fare II

This is the second installment of the summer fare post. It has the two side dishes: coleslaw and baked beans.  As far as I’m concerned these were the best coleslaw and beans that I have ever eaten, and I order them as sides in every barbecue restaurant that I dine. The thing that I liked…

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Tale of Two Pepes

I like salads, not the lettuce type, but pasta, potato or fruit. You know the kind you find at potlucks with lots of mayonnaise or whipped cream. The richer they are the more I love them, and any sweet salad needs to have nuts in them. My family will eat pasta salad with the tri-colored…

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Apple Fennel Salad

        I think that this might be my new favorite salad. It is just so fresh and crunchy and it is quite simple to make. Ingredients 1 granny smith apple, Julienne 1 fennel bulb, Julienne 1/4 red onion, Julienne Dressing 2 T lemon juice 2 T apple cider vinegar 1 tsp fresh…

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