Horseradish Beet and Cucumber Salad

Aug 18, 2011 by

Ok, let me preface this with the following caveat: there is almost no way possible on this planet earth to photograph a hot pink beet salad properly. I tried. I really did, and as I drank the bottle of wine you see pictured with the salad, I mentally flaggelated myself for not attending more food photography sessions at the conferences I’ve...

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Balsamic Grilled Cherry Tomato Summer Salad

Jun 19, 2011 by

Why yes I have been on a grilling kick, thanks for noticing. Last time we made kabobs we forgot the cherry tomatoes and I was sad because I loveĀ  them on the grill. I wish I could say I used tomatoes from my own garden but alas, since the last frost out here wasn’t until the end of May, all six of my tomato plants are just gettingĀ  green...

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Dijon Pear Vinaigrette with Warm Onion and Pear Ch...

May 31, 2011 by

Mike and I have a green salad either with or for dinner at least three nights a week. It’s so simple: organic baby greens, some walnuts, dried cranberries, some cheese and if it’s the main course, some protein – steak, chicken, salmon. We have our favorite brands of organic jarred salad dressings: he prefers a honey mustard while...

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Chicken Salad a la Queen

Apr 5, 2011 by

I named this because I love this chicken salad and I am the queen. The end. Plus “Chicken a la King” was already taken. Bastards. Annnnnnyway. It’s crunchy and sweet, savory and creamy, perfect on a lettuce boat or crackers. Also perfect for those times you roast a whole chicken for dinner, forget about it because you were...

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