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portland, here we come: easy vegetable salad

My stomach is in a flurry of nervous excitement. I always get that way when I’m about to take flight, so to speak. This holiday long weekend I’m heading to my most favorite city ever, Portland, OR with a pitstop…

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don’t be a hater: junkfood salad

Homer Simpson declared “You don’t win friends with salad!” during an episode of the Simpsons but I think I could prove him wrong with today’s lunch salad. Sometimes in the clutch of desperation, you grab wildly and blindly and hope…

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happy bloggerversary to me: mexican fish & bean salad

Little did I know that my one-year food blog anniversary had slipped me by. No public ceremonies, no cake. My very first post was written on February 20, 2005 and even though I had good intentions to write often about…

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a successful experiment: i’m the goddess salad dressing

After being at the gym, I wanted a nice healthy lunch and I wanted my favorite dressing on my salad. Alas, my fridge didn’t have any Annie’s Goddess Salad Dressing and I didn’t feel like a bike ride in the…

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fit for a domestic goddess: vietnamese chicken & mint salad

Summer’s can be hot in the Northwest (no, really) and Friday night was no exception. I had a fridge full of fresh vegetables and figured making a salad would be the best option for dinner. I decided to make Nigella’s…

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couscous & yam salad

last night i made a yam/couscous salad recipe that i found on the now defunct blog Suburban Kitchen and modified to suit my tastes. it was so awesome that i’m sharing it here. My notes are at the bottom.

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poor girl salad (aka my waldorf salad)

Returning from a month long holiday and paying for a wedding can really drain a girl’s finances (as well as the finances of her newly betrothed). There isn’t really much in our pockets for frivolous items and sadly, exciting (and…

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oh, i love cabbage: kitchen sink cabbage salad

As a teenager, I rebelled against this large round, leafy veg. It was boiled til it was soft and it left the house with an undeniable reek. Ewww. Somehow the cabbage I knew as a teen isn’t the same beast…

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