Category: salads

Wedge Salad with Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

02 April 2014

wedge salad with ranch dressing

A few weeks back, my older daughter came to me saying she would like to try salad. Trying not to show my surprise, I told her that I could probably hook her up with some salad seeing as we have one several times a week around our place. My son loves salad and eats them […]

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Chopped Kale Salad with Pomegranate and Apple

11 February 2013

This salad totally cracks me up.  Made first on a whim and unrequested for my step-aunt-in-law’s Rosh Hashana dinner, this salad has taken my friends and family by storm.  It is a version of what I made all summer involving peaches or nectarines or plums or…. It was devoured at Aunt Joey’s dinner, and one […]

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Israeli Cous Cous Salad with a Warm Cumin Vinaigrette

11 November 2010

In America, we have begun the slow build toward the Holidays, and our cooking class’s focus has turned to building up a bit of a repertoire of special occasion dishes. Mini-chefs can help out with feasts when they know how to make a few staples that they are excited to eat with their friends and […]

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Cranberry Bean, Magic Purple Bean, and Snap Pea Salad

14 August 2009

One thing that we have started doing recently at our weekly Greenmarket is letting each family member choose a “secret ingredient”. That means that you can pick anything-anything-that you are drawn to for any reason. When we get home, we discuss the special foods that we chose and start thinking about how we might make […]

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Nicoise Salad

07 July 2009

Before my daughter’s birthday party, I had only had a Salade-Nicoise maybe once or twice, not being a total fan of the way it has been served to me with a heavily mustardy dressing.  Given the crowd that was coming to her party, though, with their dairy, gluten, and various and sundry other intolerances, this […]

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