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Caesar Salad Recipe

July 22, 2012 26 Comments
Caesar Salad Recipe

How to Prepare Great Caesar Salads One of my favorite salads and one that I usually request when dining out is Caesar Salad. I remember dining at a couple of restaurants in New York City where they made the Caesar Salad table side with such flair and showmanship. Now you are lucky if they make […]

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Tomato Delight

July 22, 2012 0 Comments
Tomato Delight

This is a very simple recipe for tomatoes that make an excellent side dish. I would only make this dish when tomatoes are in season and full of flavor. Depending on where you live, that shortens the window of opportunity but there is nothing worse than eating mealy tomatoes. Claudia tells me, I have taken […]

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Simple Bean Salad Recipe

July 19, 2012 5 Comments
Simple Bean Salad Recipe

Bean Salad A while back we had a birthday party in State College, PA for my mother-in-law. Although my sister-in-law Judy put out another fabulous spread, she asked some family members to bring one of their favorite dishes. Cousin Vicki brought a bean salad recipe that was so good everyone had to have the recipe. […]

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Green Fruit Salad Recipe

July 27, 2011 0 Comments
Green Fruit Salad Recipe

I just interviewed Chef Antony Osborne from the Culinard culinary schools. He is an amazing person who has traveled around the world cooking at some of the top restaurants in the world before becoming the Dean of the cooking schools at Culinard. The interview is amazing especially if you’re thinking about going to culinary school […]

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Watermelon Salad Recipe

June 23, 2011 3 Comments
Watermelon Salad Recipe

Tuesday was the first day of summer and when I think of summers past, watermelon comes to mind. As a kid, watermelon was a special treat on a hot summer evening after dinner. Sitting on the front steps with some of my neighbors over to share a freshly cut melon and seeing how far we […]

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Mushroom Salad with Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

September 17, 2010
Mushroom Salad with Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

Roasted Mushroom Salad with Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe Yesterday I posted a little history of figs going all the way back to Adam & Eve written by my friend Chef Mark Vogel. Here is a great recipe for a fig balsamic vinaigrette that can go with this roasted mushroom salad. Thanks, Mark. PrintRoasted Mushroom Salad […]

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Great Summer Salad Recipes

July 14, 2010 2 Comments
Great Summer Salad Recipes

Every year Chef Mark R. Vogel writes an article about various summer salads and looks at them from a different angle. I think you will enjoy this years addition featuring Scallop & Watercress; Garbanzo Bean with Cucumber-Yogurt Dressing and Lobster & Avocado Salad. Summer Salads While specific guidelines vary, health pundits generally recommend consuming 7 – […]

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Fennel & How to Use It

March 27, 2010 65 Comments
Fennel & How to Use It

All About Fennel & How to Cook With It On the whole, the foods that restaurants deliver to the consumer use basically the same ingredients that a home cook would use.  There is, however, a short list of ingredients that are commonly used in commercial kitchens that are underused by home cooks. If you ask […]

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Tuscan Tomato, Cucumber and Bread Salad

August 26, 2009 4 Comments
Tuscan Tomato, Cucumber and Bread Salad

Tuscan Bread Salad or Panzanella Tuscan Tomato, Cucumber & Bread Salad Right now I am into everything Tuscan, Italy because I just finished reading The Reluctant Tuscan (I will talk much more about this wonderful book in another post) and am now reading Frances Mayes’ Under The Tuscan Sun, another delightful book about an American […]

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Cobb Salad Recipe To Prepare With Your Kids

March 5, 2009 1 Comment
Cobb Salad Recipe To Prepare With Your Kids

Kid Friendly Cobb Salad When you think of cooking with kids, you might shy away from knives, ovens and stoves and maybe just stick to sandwiches. I fully understand why you may follow that tactic and respect your decision. However, when I cook with my girls, I want the opportunity to not only spend quality […]

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