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Mixed Green Salad with Diced Beets

Beets have always scared me, first because of their ugliness as a vegetable, and then of course, there is that taste.  What I’ve discovered is that beets do not have to be pickled, boiled or borscht’d.  My friends Debby and Jill educated me on…

September 17, 2011
Picnics Recipes Salad Side Dishes

Tuscan White Bean Salad

There is nothing quite as nice as being able to throw together a homemade bean salad to bring along on any summer outing.  The great thing about this bean salad is that it belongs to no season and no protein, but fits in well…

August 31, 2011
Picnics Recipes Salad

Salmon Nicoise

A main course salad with beautiful presentation, its classic French elegance is perfect for a simple summer dinner or picnic.…

July 7, 2011
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Insalata Caprese

Insalata caprese is the most simple of summer salads. I make it for a quick lunch, serve it alongside roasted chicken, or as a first course. The key is fresh. Only use the best ingredients you can find. Sun-warmed tomatoes from your own garden,…

July 7, 2011