Salads

Salads

Spinach Salad Lyonnaise

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We all remember the original Spinach Salad, often topped with sliced raw mushrooms, bacon and hard-boiled egg.  Sometimes it was garnished with shredded Swiss cheese and croutons as well.  The dressings varied.  It might be a Dijon vinaigrette, warm bacon dressing or poppyseed dressing.  As people tired of this, spinach […]

Salads

Thai Chopped Salad with Peanut Ginger Dressing

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I’m ready for a salad revolution.  Spring is almost here, enough with spring mix, cherry tomatoes and red onions!  Salads should be colorful, exciting, and satisfying!  It’s time to spice up your salad game and say good-bye to boring salads!  If you enjoy the flavors of Thai Chicken Satay, you […]

Salads

Snap Pea, Endive and Radish Salad

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Snap peas are available year-round in most supermarkets.  But the season for fresh, locally grown snap peas is quite short.  So I “snap” them up as often as I can while they are available.  Plump, sweet, tender and juicy, they do not compare to what you find in the grocery […]

Salads

Spicy Mexican Corn and Potato Salad

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The first of the local corn showed up at the Farmer’s Market last week.  The perfect opportunity to make this recipe, inspired by Esquites, or Mexican street corn.  Adding spicy roasted potatoes to the corn makes it a very hearty salad, perfect as an accompaniment to grilled meats and chicken.  […]