Shredded Romaine and Cucumber Salad . . .

with a YUMMY yogurt dressing.  My new FAVORITE salad!  I think I’ve eaten it 5 of the past 9 days.   I’m a pushover for anything with cucumber in it, and the herbs give this salad such a fresh and sparkly taste.  Super easy to make — it’s gonna be your favorite salad too!  Don’t […]

Apple and Escarole Salad with Blue Cheese and Hazelnuts

My current favorite salad — reminds me of Portland.   Serves 6 2 T. apple cider vinegar 1 T. minced shallot 1 t. Dijon mustard Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 6 T. extra-virgin olive oil 2 oz. whole shelled hazelnuts (about 1/2 cup), toasted and skinned 1 lb. (about 2 large) sweetish apples […]

Steak Salad with Watercress, Shallots and Stilton

Last night’s dinner. umma-umma-umma-yummmmmmmmm!! Serves 4 3 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil 1 Tbs. fresh lemon juice 1/2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce 1/2 tsp. Dijon mustard Kosher salt 12- to 14-oz. strip steak or rib eye (1 inch thick) Freshly ground black pepper 4 large shallots, sliced 1/4 inch thick (about 1-1/2 cups) 6 cups (lightly packed) […]

Grilled Romaine Salad with Blue Cheese and Caesar Dressing

My new favorite salad! Ingredients Dressing: 6 cloves garlic, peeled 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon capers 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce (recommended: Tabasco) 6 anchovy fillets and 1/2 teaspoon of their oil 1/2 to 3/4 cup olive oil, plus more for grilling […]

Spring Fling Chopped Salad

Serves 4 – 6 Salad 1 c. cucumbers, cleaned and chopped 1 c. Belgian endive, cleaned and chopped 1 c. blue cheese, crumbled 1 c. avocado, chopped 1 2/ candied pecans (recipe follows) Mix all ingredients together and toss with Balsamic Vinaigrette Candied Pecans 1 c. sugar 1 c. pecans Melt the sugar over high […]

Carrot, Beet, and Watercress Salad

This salad has a delicious vinaigrette — very . . . drinkable! Trisha 2 large carrots, peeled and cut into fine matchstick julienne (about 1 cup) 1 large beet, peeled and cut into fine matchstick julienne (about 1 cup) 1/2 cup very thinly sliced red onion (You can lightly steam or roast the vegetables — […]

Southwestern Chopped Salad

Serves 4 – 6 Salad 1 c. pico de gallo salsa, or any fresh chopped salsa 1 c. chicken, cooked and chopped 1 c. grated cheddar cheese 1 c. avocado, chopped ½ c. cilantro, cleaned and chopped 1 c. cooked black beans 1 c. fried tortilla strips or chips 1 head romaine lettuce, cleaned and […]

Thai Chicken Chopped Salad

Serves 4-6 Salad 1 c. bean spouts 1 c. chicken, cooked and chopped (I sauté it briefly with ginger then finish it in shoyu and sherry.) 1 c. grated carrots 1 c. cucumber, cleaned and chopped ½ c. cilantro, cleaned and chopped 1 c. Belgian endive, cleaned and chopped 1 c. roasted peanuts ½ head […]

Turkey Chopped Salad with Spicy Avocado Dressing

4 Main Course Servings 1 large avocado, halved, pitted 1 ½ T. fresh lime juice 1 ½ t. chili-garlic sauce 3 T. olive oil 2 c. diced cooked maple-honey turkey (about 10 oz.) 1 c/ diced peeled jicama 1 c. diced red onion 1 large red bell pepper, diced ½ c. plus 1 T. chopped […]