Category Archives: Salads

Tabbouleh – or The Sudden Parsley Harvest!

October 17th:  the word on the street was a Killing Frost.  It happened that night; when I woke on the 18th the thermometer read 28 degrees F. So, among other things that I picked or brought indoors that day was … Continue reading

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Asian Coleslaw

Another hot-weather dish you don’t need to heat up your kitchen to make!  Although finally this week the weather has broke in this burgh. Typically, this will be a side. You will usually find shredded carrot in recipes for Asian … Continue reading

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Summery Caprese Salad with Tuna Carpaccio

We’re having a heat wave this week. I don’t have A/C in my new home (yet); I was supposed to get geothermal but it looks like rebates for that (and it’s pricey) have pretty much dried up.  So I will … Continue reading

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A Heart’s Salad for Valentine’s Day

Reluctantly, I squelched the notion of making a salad with chicken hearts for the occasion.  I mean, I’d be overjoyed to eat such a dish, but others, perhaps not so much… Instead, here’s a great Valentine’s Day salad using shrimp … Continue reading

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Dining Out: IKEA, New Haven, CT

Yes, I know, Ikea has meatballs and a bunch of other food items in their cafeteria.  I’m very very picky about meatballs, and I’d say none of the other menu reached out and grabbed me, either, but I will say … Continue reading

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Simple Squid and Rhode Island (Royal) Red Shrimp Salad

I’d cooked the squid and shrimp the day before.  Royal Red shrimp, aka Rhode Island Red shrimp are delicate deep-water denizens off the Connecticut / Rhode Island coast, and I am given to understand there is another population around Florida. … Continue reading

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Welcome, 2016!!! Littleneck Clams, Dipping Sauce, Salad

Resolutions?   We don’t need no stinkin’ resolutions! Okay, well I’ve got one that’s food-related.  A vegetable with every meal.  And I don’t mean onions or home fries, or just that sprinkling of cilantro — I mean something green and/or … Continue reading

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