Burmese Wilted Spinach Salad with Tomatoes and Crispy Golden Shallots

Although I always enter grocery stores with a very specific list, I rarely leave without a couple of impulse purchases.  And those extra items...

Green Bean and Heirloom Tomato Salad with Mint

Green beans definitely fall into that category of green vegetables that the vast majority of children won’t touch with a ten foot pole.  But...

Greek Salad

I’ve made Greek salad I don’t know how many times in my life.  As it turns out, I’ve been doing it all wrong.  What...

Greek Lentil Salad

If you’ve read this blog for any time at all, you probably realize that I’m a pretty straight shooter.  No superfluous, flowery prose here. ...

Greek Garbanzo Bean Salad

For the past couple years, I’ve been cooking my own dried beans.  My favorite?  Rancho Gordo.  They have some of the prettiest beans I’ve...

Colorful Asian Slaw with Sweet Miso Dressing

In this non-traditional recipe, coleslaw’s nutritional value gets a major upgrade.  A colorful blend of red and green cabbage, orange carrots and green cilantro gets marinated in...

Burmese Grated Carrot Salad

My first experience with carrot salad?  The grated version that’s loaded with raisins and walnuts and drowning in a super-sweet dressing.  It was perfect...

Goi Dua Chuot- Cucumber and Shrimp Salad

I just have one teeny tiny issue with Andrea Nguyen’s seriously wonderful Vietnamese cookbook, Into the Vietnamese Kitchen- I’d love to see more pictures! ...

Burmese Chickpea Tofu Salad with Sesame and Cilantro

So I was jazzed with the idea of making non-soy tofu, but wasn’t quite sure what I was going to do with it.  So...