A tale of two salads – which one are you??

This is how a Nicoise Salad is "supposed" to look, right??

Share Tweet I took Becky’s headnote to Albacore Nicoise (pg 164) as a challenge: “It is a composed salad, meaning a dish where you can show your guests your personality type. Anal types will place each ingredient in efficient, color-coordinated piles, most likely not touching each other. Laissez-faire types will have everything piled randomly on [...]

Simple Summer Shrimp Salad Satisfies


Share Tweet I think I have discovered “the” salad for the summer – Oregon Pink Shrimp Salad with Mint (pg 68) – light, crisp, packed with flavor and so easy to prepare. This simple salad features the delicious herbs and veggies found in Vietnamese cooking, and the shrimp is really just a minor player and [...]

Licorice will sock it to your salmon


Share Tweet When it comes to licorice, most people like the fruity red variety, but affinity for true black licorice is definitely polarized – hate or love. And I am an absolute lover of black licorice – in fact, most licorice of the red variety isn’t even really licorice.  So if you are a fan [...]

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