Category Archives: Salad

Autumn soup, hummus, and tabbouleh 9/30/22

Tonight we dressed up our leftover Autumn soup with a strip of bacon each. I made a double batch last week which makes about 10-12 servings. The recipe below is the full fat version. I use about 1/4 of the … Continue reading

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Shrimp tacos, pinto beans, arugula and golden beets. 9/29/22

When we have tacos I like to make a condiment bar on the kitchen counter that way everyone can fix their plate the way they like. John cooked the shrimp and warmed the tortillas while I cut up the taco … Continue reading

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Composed salad. 9/18/22

On Sunday morning with one little pot of water I hard boiled an egg, blanched broccoli, and cooked a small potato. Everything else was chopped and assembled at dinner time. As a base I used a combo of green leaf … Continue reading

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Salade Niçoise sans thon (tuna). 9/11/22

I have really been loving these Sunday salads. Since I wanted a lot of different components every time there was a commercial during the US Open I would get up and chop something up or blanch the broccoli etc. I … Continue reading

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Raw vegetable salad with tofu. 9/6/22

We have been eating a lot of these bowls lately. Given the fact that we are under this unrelenting heat dome (113F again, yikes!), this vegetable salad with tofu seemed like the best choice. I had planned on Thai basil … Continue reading

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Sunday supper salad. 9/4/22

My recent Sunday suppers have been more salad-like and less egg-like. Since it was VERY HOT yesterday, I cooked the egg in the morning and blanched the broccoli in the microwave. Along with the egg and the broccoli I had … Continue reading

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Asian tofu salad bowl. 9/2/22

We are in the midst of a very hot spell which is forecast to last for a week! Since we are expecting many triple digit days and we are supposed to be conserving electricity, John and I will be trying … Continue reading

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Tossed green salad with herbs and chicken. 8/28/22

If this looks a lot like Saturday’s dinner it is because I had leftover shredded chicken and chow mein noodles. But it is not totally the same. The base of this salad is spinach, arugula, Romaine, mint, and basil. I … Continue reading

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Crunchy Vietnamese chicken salad 8/27/22

I made this salad for the first time last night. The original recipe is from Food and Wine but I added a few more vegetables and replaced the peanuts with almonds and the fried shallots with chow mein noodles. Using … Continue reading

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Salmon bowl. 8/22/22

We have been making some sort of bowl almost every week. The last one featured tofu but this week our daughter asked for salmon. After a short brine John cooks the salmon on a low flame starting from a cold … Continue reading

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