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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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Roasted Pear Walnut Goat Cheese Salad Recipe

February 2, 2009 1 Comment
Roasted Pear Walnut Goat Cheese Salad Recipe

A Romantic Valentine’s Day Salad I am convinced that making a great salad is within everyone’s grasp. The secret is in knowing how to make a great, basic vinaigrette and then in dressing it up in any number of ways so it complements your salad ingredients. A salad should be a refreshing and healthful combination […]

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Sesame Dressing Recipe

September 7, 2008 1 Comment
Sesame Dressing Recipe

Sesame Seed Dressing One of the most requested recipes I’m asked for is a good Sesame Dressing for salad, chicken or seafood. If you do a quick search on the Internet for “sesame dressing,” you will find hundreds of variations for this simple Asian staple. Which one you decide on using may depend on your […]

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Insalata Caprese Recipe

August 16, 2007 12 Comments
Insalata Caprese Recipe

Another Name for Tomatoes, Mozzarella and Basil Salad or Caprese Salad Insalata Caprese is the fancy gourmet name for tomatoes, mozzarella and basil, a dish I eat all summer long as soon as the fresh local tomatoes are ready.  Now I find out the Reluctant Gourmet is preparing them all wrong. I was first told […]

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Danish Sliced Cucumber Salad – Agurke Salat

July 26, 2007 23 Comments
Danish Sliced Cucumber Salad – Agurke Salat

How to Make Danish Cucumber Salad at Home I grew up eating sliced cucumber salad but we called it agurke salat (a-gorka sal-at) which is the Danish name. My mother being Danish would serve it to us as a side dish or on open faced sandwiches called smørrebrød.  Just writing about these sandwiches is making […]

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Fingerling Potato Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

July 21, 2007 0 Comments
Fingerling Potato Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

I’m looking for a recipe that was in the LA Times Food section a couple of weeks ago the recipe: Fingerling potato salad with Green Goddess dressing. Do you know that recipe or do you have one like it?  It is really good – but my paper was thrown away Any help/ ideas? I’ve tried […]

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Tomato, Mozzarella and Green Bean Salad

July 3, 2007 2 Comments
Tomato, Mozzarella and Green Bean Salad

If you are looking for a great summer side dish to serve with just about anything, I highly recommend you try this recipe. My wife’s sister served this salad to us over the weekend twice. Once with steak and the next night with grilled salmon. It was even better the second night. She used Patricia […]

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Chef Robert Reynolds’ Three Salads

June 19, 2007 0 Comments
Chef Robert Reynolds’ Three Salads

“The act of cooking ends in creativity but begins in the hands.” – Chef Robert Reynolds I just posted a new Novice to Pro interview with Chef Robert Reynolds, cookbook author, cooking teacher, restauranteur and a heck of a nice guy. I called Chef Reynolds today in Portland, Oregon and we talked about food, cooking, […]

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Maple Shallot Vinaigrette

February 11, 2007 1 Comment
Maple Shallot Vinaigrette

I’m always being asked about interesting salad dressings and how to make them. Once you learn how to make a basic vinaigrette, you can experiment and make hundreds of variations depending on what greens you use and what you are serving it with. This recipe calls for using real maple syrup but of course you […]

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Tomato, Mozzarella and Basil Recipe

June 30, 2006 11 Comments
Tomato, Mozzarella and Basil Recipe

Also Called Caprese Salad Even though the great summer tomatoes aren’t available yet here in Philadelphia, there is still a lot of good produce around. This time of year we live on fresh tomatoes, mozzarella and basil from our garden or the farmer’s market. The mozzarella we buy at Costco. I like the large egg […]

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