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the magic salad: fresh corn & black bean salad

Friday evening meals at our house are usually of the uncomposed variety. Especially in the summer and even more so when the weather is hot and we’re extra tired from a long day of work. There’s lots of languishing and…

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simple caesar salad – no raw eggs required

Caesar salads are something that I associate with being 18 or 19 years old. It was the sure thing I’d order when eating dinner out with a group of friends on a Friday night. A caesar salad and a gigantic…

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millet, lentil & beet salad

When I discovered millet, I was instantly smitten. Along with millet, this salad is full of lentils, crisp vegetables and beets…roasted and sweetened, staining everything in their path. I’m certain my mom would love this salad and if she was alive and well, I’d email her the recipe. Instead, I’ll post it here as it’s wonderful, hearty and makes a great dinner on a hot night or would be ideal to take to a picnic or bbq. C’est delicieux!

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broccoli crunch slaw

I’m pretty proud of the above meal. It was whipped up in about 30 minutes and it used up a lot of perishables in our fridge. This meal was a great clean-out-the-fridge-cuz-we’re-heading-on-holiday fare. It’s true that the grits weren’t going…

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feta & lime cabbage slaw

If you search by the tag “cabbage” on my blog, you’ll end up with pages of results. What can I say except that I’m enamored with this lowly vegetable. And while I do enjoy braising the dickens out of cabbage,…

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dill weed, vinegar & some odds and ends

I always figured that I had pretty smart readers, so when one of them recently commented that the best way to keep fresh dill perky was to keep it in a glass of water in the fridge, I listened. It…

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creamy cucumber dill salad

A couple of weeks ago I linked to an article I wrote on ReadyMade about how I learned to love the cuke. Apparently, I wasn’t the only one who wasn’t a cucumber fan. However, after years of turning up my…

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grilled scallop ceviche

I don’t tend to make fancy food much and because scallops are pricey, they count as fancy in my book. However, after a trip to the Maritimes last summer where I tried scallops for the very first time, I just…

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