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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 prepared […]

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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 1 Comment
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 […]

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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 16 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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Potato Salad

July 22, 2012 0 Comments
Potato Salad

I’m looking through some old recipe files I’ve been saving for years when I came across this yellowed crumpled up piece of notebook paper that has my dad’s recipe for homemade cole slaw. I’ve been looking for this recipe for years, but couldn’t remember where I stuck it. I can vividly remember that hot summer […]

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Cole Slaw Recipe

July 22, 2012 2 Comments
Cole Slaw Recipe

My Dad’s Favorite Cole Slaw I’m looking through some old recipe files I’ve been saving for years when I came across this yellowed crumpled up piece of notebook paper that has my dad’s recipe for homemade cole slaw. I’ve been looking for this recipe for years, but couldn’t remember where I stuck it. I can […]

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Seasonal French Pears, Mesclun, Cashews and Gorgonzola

July 22, 2012 0 Comments
Seasonal French Pears, Mesclun, Cashews and Gorgonzola

We were fortunate to be able to get most of the ingredients for this recipe from my friends at Campagne when I lived in Park City, Utah. They would bring in great produce and cheeses and the salad mix is the same as you would get at many of the gourmet restaurants in Park City. […]

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