split pea & millet salad with lemon vinaigrette

I don’t post every meal I make on this blog. Let’s face it, sometimes what I make turns out like crap. Usually, I’m pretty good with the cooking and the baking, but sometimes things go wrong and the end is badness. Or sometimes the meal I make is totally kick ass fantastic but my photos come out lousy. But sometimes, things get lost in the shuffle. The food was amazing, the photos turned out pretty good and they get posted on my flickr account and I mean to write something….but I get distracted by the next pretty thing and out of my head it goes.

I’m a flighty blogger but I’m making up for it. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be playing catch up and posting some of those forgotten (but oh-so-yummy) recipes. It’s also a bit of summer break for me so my posting will be done automatically while I’m away…like right now, in fact, where I’m probably eating a bagel in Montreal. Don’t fear, I’m not posting the dregs of my kitchen but hidden wonderful gems! So please comment as per usual and I might even chime in from the road.

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13 comments to “split pea & millet salad with lemon vinaigrette”

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    Dana   August 10, 2009 at 3:48 pm

    More drawings please! Those are priceless. Sometimes I am just too tired of the food – thinking about it, shopping for it, preparing it, eating it – to take it's photo. I need to be better about that. I love millet but don't use it very often. I love what you did here!

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    Joanne   August 11, 2009 at 5:14 am

    Have fun on your trip! This salad looks very good. I love simple recipes like this.

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    CookiePie   August 11, 2009 at 8:33 am

    Oh yum – that looks like a fantastic dish!!

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    codfish   August 12, 2009 at 7:59 am

    Oh goody, I'm excited to see what you have in store. Love the sound of this salad.

    Happy holiday!

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    Aimée   August 12, 2009 at 10:58 am

    Huh? What? Did I hear Montreal??

    I hope if you're in my neck of the woods you drop me a line and we'll go for poutine.

    Bon voyage!

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    Susan from Food Blogga   August 12, 2009 at 6:21 pm

    Millet doesn't get much respect among grains, so I'm so happy to see this recipe. I think it looks wonderful and can't wait to try it.

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    Caroline   August 12, 2009 at 7:09 pm

    I have some sort of weird millet obsession right now… this looks perfect for my healthy lunches plan!

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    foodnfit   August 13, 2009 at 8:57 am

    This looks delicious!

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    Bijoux   August 13, 2009 at 4:37 pm

    haha! you're hilarious! I just popped in not expecting to see a new post and tadaaa! here it is…magic! how'd you do that? I've made one of your millet salads before and it rocked! Bet this one is equally satisfying…must stock up on millet!

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    Sarena Shasteen   August 13, 2009 at 6:26 pm

    That looks so light and yummy! Perfect for this heat!

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    Amy Brost   August 13, 2009 at 1:11 pm

    Love your site. Great icons and design features. It is refreshing to see a well-organized blog. And your pictures are fabulous.

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    Tartelette   August 23, 2009 at 7:48 pm

    Oh I love the look of this salad! So refreshing!

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    kickpleat   August 30, 2009 at 3:50 pm

    Thanks Dana…I agree completely about stopping to take a photo!

    Joanne, lots of fun was had :)

    Thanks CookiePie!

    It was a pretty wonderful holiday, codfish. Thanks!

    Aimee, yes I was in Montreal! Loved, loved, loved it!! I should have def dropped you a line. Poutine and some food talk would have been perfect.

    Susan, I love millet more so than quinoa. Thanks.

    Caroline, I understand completely.

    Thanks, foodnfit!

    Thanks for stopping by and saying such nice things, Amy! I'm blushing here!!

    Yes, I'm all magic, Bijoux! I just wrote my posts in advance and then set the dates! Easy!

    Sarena, I agree. Perfect for hot summer days.

    Thanks Tartelette!

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