Tag Archive 'lettuce'

Apr 30 2012

Thai-Style Chopped Salad

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I have to confess that just about a week ago, Greg and I had the pleasure of dining at the fine eating establishment that is Applebee’s.  That’s right, we were eatin’ good in the neighborhood (should I mention a trademark here so I don’t get sued?) and it was a PLEASURE.  Not just our wonderful […]

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Apr 25 2012

Strawberry Salad with Candied Walnuts and Poppyseed Dressing

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This salad may seem harmless–sweet and charming, in fact.  But the truth is, this salad has caused some in-fighting in our family in the past. See, this salad approximates the salad we served at our wedding 3 years ago.  Greg’s family and I got to taste this salad months beforehand at our menu tasting where […]

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Dec 30 2011

Shrimp and Remoulade in Butter Lettuce

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Let me guess–you have a New Year’s Resolution that involves eating more healthfully, incorporating more vegetables and lean protein into your diet, eating more meals at home or trying new recipes to get out of the meat and potatoes rut.  Or maybe you’re like me and think you’re too cool to call it a New […]

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Jun 15 2011

BLT Potato Salad

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When I first started cooking, I headed out into the wilds of the interwebs in search of a potato salad recipe.  You what I found?  Like 4,710,497 recipes for potato salad.  Mayo, sour cream, milk, mustard, pickles, eggs, celery, onion, dill, celery salt and about 20 more potential ingredients.  I was just looking for potato […]

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Jun 03 2011

Flank Steak Salad with Black Pepper Parmesan Dressing

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Sometimes inspiration can come from unfortunate places.  I was thumbing through a magazine recently and saw an ad that featured a steak salad.  I have no idea what the ad was for but the salad looked disgusting–a weird mix of beef and a variety of fruits that just seemed off-putting.  But out of the nastiness, […]

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