salads archive

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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elsewhere: smoky chipotle ranch + seville oranges

I’ve been busy in the kitchen whipping up a pretty fantastic salad dressing. When I discovered an open can of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce in the fridge, I decided to make a Southwestern style ranch dressing. Spicy and smoky…

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napa mustard slaw with apple & walnuts

Winter is a busy time when you’ve got a craft business. There’s craft fairs, holiday orders and a lot of extra work. Double it when you add in your own web business. Add in a blog or two, and things…

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beets in vinaigrette

It’s just a couple of days until the end of summer. As much as I’d love to cozy up in a cardigan or bundle up under the covers with a cup of tea, I must say that I am loving…

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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…

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