Category Archives: Salads

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Southwestern Pasta Salad with Chipotle Dressing

Summer just seems to ask for Southwestern foods.  That slightly spicy flavor that blends with all those fresh vegetables.  I know it’s not summer yet, but we’ve had some hot days here in Oregon that have made me get excited … Continue reading

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Hearts of Palm, Avocado, Kumquat and Fennel Salad

This salad is low on fat but high on flavor.  It combines the tender and subtle flavors of the hearts of palm with the tartness of the kumquats.  It’s all brought together with the rich and nutty flavor of the … Continue reading

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Fresh Citrus Salad

I love citrus.  This salad combines three delicious citrus fruits with a touch of dressing and a dash of sweet raspberries.  A refreshing addition to any meal!

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Caesar Salad with Homemade Croutons

A Caesar salad goes great with a good steak – or chicken, pork chops – even all by itself if you’re only a little bit hungry! The Caesar salad has been around for a while.  It is believed to have been … Continue reading

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Cabbage Salad w/ Chipotle-Lime Vinaigrette

Looking for something with a little South Western flair to go with those tacos?  Cabbage and Onions make a fantastic South Western style salad!

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Fig, Arugula & Blue Cheese Salad

Fig week continues with  this savory and sweet salad.  Salty blue cheese pairs so nicely with sweetness of the figs.  The arugula adds a nutty flavor coupled with the crunch of the pecans.  One of my favorite salads – and … Continue reading

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Pasta of the Month – Macaroni Salad

Who doesn’t love pasta?  It has a pretty interesting history and no one really quite knows where it originated from, but one this is for sure, pasta is delicious! This month pasta takes the form of a delicious side dish … Continue reading

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Asian Pickled Cucumbers

I tried this at an Asian market and loved it!  When I asked what was in it, no one was quite sure, so I went home, experimented, and came pretty close!

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Coleslaw with Garlic Vinaigrette

OK – I misspelled Vinaigrette – but it’s still tasty!   Everyone makes the coleslaw with a creamy dressing, so how about changing it up a bit and making a garlicy vinaigrette?  Here’s how you do it:

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Antipasto Salad

    A perfect accompaniment to Sandwich night!

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