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...

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...