salads archive

refreshingly light leftovers: ginger 3-flavour turkey salad

Years ago when I was first introduced to Thai food, I remember seeing a menu item listed as “three-flavour sauce”. At the time I was vegetarian and the dish with that name involved fish, so I didn’t see the need…

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farm bounty: shaved summer vegetable salad

I have a squash drawer in my fridge and it tends to fill up rather quickly this time of year. Thanks to our CSA, we get weekly deliveries of cucumber, patty pan squash, yellow and green summer squash, and zucchini…

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vegetable management: chopped mediterranean salad

I’ve been with our CSA for the past 4 years now, but this is the first year where I’ve felt that I’ve really got a handle on things. Previously, cucumbers would get mushy at the back of the crisper or…

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the amazing, super duper salad: rainbow vegetable salad with peanut ginger dressing

Ever since we’ve been back from our trip, I’ve been going a bit koo-koo for salads. I think it was because life on the road didn’t include as much vegetable variety as we’re usually used to getting. So it’s salad…

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crunch + color: glorious bowl

I’ve always been a voracious reader, though, I’ve got a few friends who have me beat. They read so many books a month that it puts my book pile to shame. But it’s good because they always have so many interesting books…

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sweet and sour cucumber salad with green onions

First off, I want to thank you all for your suggestions and invitations about my last post! Sharing is caring as they say, and I’m super grateful and happy for all your excellent tips! Road trip excitement awaits. While I’m…

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friendly weekends: chopped miso slaw with tofu

I love long weekends, even though as a self-employed person, those kind of designations don’t really mean that much. Sometimes I feel a bit like the Countess Dowager from Downton Abbey asking “What is a week-end?”. Except, in my case,…

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sweet yams in the summertime: southwest potato salad

After my last few posts of cakes, muffins and cookies, I figured I better post a salad. I made this for dinner the other night because I wanted to use up the yams lingering around my vegetable drawer. Truth be…

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