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...

Gai Du Du- Vietnamese Green Papaya Salad with Shrimp

Note:  major fail on my part!  The Vietnamese name for this is Goi Du Du… I’m not sure how I let that typo slip...

Burmese Shrimp and Cucumber Salad

I don’t know how the longtime bloggers keep track of what dishes they made oh 4, 6, 8 years ago.  When I was talking...

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. ...

Avocado Salad with Spicy Groundnut (Peanut ) Dressing

Honestly, this recipe came in the nick of time, just as I was beginning to question both my cooking and baking skills as well...

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...

Goi Ga- Vietnamese Spicy Chicken and Cabbage Salad

When the oppressive heat and humidity of summer hits, nobody likes turning on their oven.  I sure wish I was one of those who...

Massaged Kale Salad with Mango, Walnuts and Goat Cheese

Although I’ve been eating kale for a long, long time (Marcella Hazan’s excellent Tuscan Peasant Soup was my “gateway drug” to this dark, leafy...

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...