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Apples Pecans and Craisins Salad Recipe

September 10, 2014 0 Comments
Apples Pecans and Craisins Salad Recipe

Apple, Pecan & Craisin Salad with a Sweet Dijon Vinaigrette Dressing My wife adapted this recipe from one we received with our weekly CSA package of local fruits and vegetables. She basically used “what’s on hand” in our pantry and refrigerator and you can do the same in your house. The dressing is a simple […]

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Caprese and Panzanella Salads Combined

August 18, 2014 4 Comments
Caprese and Panzanella Salads Combined

What Happens When You Combine A Panzanella Salad With A Caprese Salad? It’s August and the best time of the year for fresh local tomatoes in the Philadelphia area so we are always looking for great recipes featuring local produce. I will even go so far to say there are only a couple or three […]

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Watercress Orange and Parsnip Salad Recipe

June 12, 2014 0 Comments
Watercress Orange and Parsnip Salad Recipe

This is another recipe from our friends at Blue Ribbon that is part of a glazed salmon meal we prepared this week. The salmon was incredible and I’ll post my version later in the week, but we all enjoyed this simple watercress salad recipe that was served as a side dish (even the kids).  At […]

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Kale Slaw with Toasted Almonds Recipe

October 24, 2013 1 Comment
Kale Slaw with Toasted Almonds Recipe

My friend Geoff prepared and served this kale slaw at a recent dinner party. He served it with Barbecue Bob’s smoked brisket and then we all watched the Michigan football game. Geoff and his wife both graduated from Michigan and are avid fans to say the least. I think he told me he found this […]

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Grilled Peach Insalata Caprese Style Recipe

August 6, 2013 0 Comments
Grilled Peach Insalata Caprese Style Recipe

Grilled Peaches, Fresh Tomatoes & Fresh Basil Salad If you’ve been reading my blog for any length of time, especially during the summer months, you’re sure to find some mention of Insalata Caprese or tomatoes, mozzarella and basil. In our house, we live on this combination when the tomatoes are local and ripe during July […]

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Tandoori Chicken Salad Recipe

July 15, 2013 0 Comments
Tandoori Chicken Salad Recipe

What Can You Do with Leftover Take-Out Tandoori Chicken…..  Tandoori Chicken Salad of Course We ordered take-out this week from a neat local Indian restaurant called Ekta. One of the dishes we ordered was Ekat Kabob, a chicken breast marinated in cashew paste, fenugreek leaf, sour cream, green chili & chopped ginger. The chicken was […]

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Avocado and Red Quinoa Salad Recipe

July 12, 2013 0 Comments
Avocado and Red Quinoa Salad Recipe

Avocado & Red Quinoa Salad – Good & Good for You Of late, Quinoa (pronounced “Keen-wah”) has grown in popularity, and people are choosing the grain because it is a fast-cooking meal staple with a high nutritional value. Quinoa is a crop that is cultivated for the edible seeds that it produces.  Quinoa has been […]

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Classic Caesar Salad

September 16, 2012 0 Comments
Classic Caesar Salad

Classic Caesar Salad This recipe comes from Chef Don Zajac who happened upon my recipe for Caesars Salad and decided to email me and let me know that it was wrong. No problem. Chef Don has done extensive research on this subject so I am happy to be able to share his historically correct version with […]

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Roasted Tomato Vinaigrette

July 22, 2012 0 Comments
Roasted Tomato Vinaigrette

How to Make a Simple Roasted Tomato Vinaigrette With all the wonderful produce available during the summer months, I thought it would be fun to write about yellow tomatoes and provide you with a couple of recipes illustrating their simple but complex characteristics. So I went to a new chef friend, Chris Beane, and asked […]

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Basic Mustard Vinaigrette Recipe

July 22, 2012 12 Comments
Basic Mustard Vinaigrette Recipe

How to Make a Simple Mustard Vinaigrette One of the first things I learned to make when I was learning how to cook or should I say being taught how to cook was a simple vinaigrette. I was in my 20’s and didn’t even know at the time how much I would enjoy spending time […]

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