We’ve had a bumper crop of lettuce this year.
First we had the red and green curly heads that I planted from sets.
That was followed by the red and green ‘mesclun’ mix that I planted from seed.
We’re finishing with the red and green … Continue reading.....
Mon mari needs his carbs at every meal.
Often, with salads, he’ll have bread. Sometimes, though, I add the carbs to the salad, either as a grain (rice, quinoa) grilled potatoes or even pasta.
So this is a Spinach Salad with pasta rather than a … Continue reading.....
Last post I had faux Thousand Island Dressing; this time it’s faux French Dressing
I have no idea what the history of French Dressing is but, trust me, no self-respecting French cook would ever put ketchup in their vinaigrette.
They don’t know what they’re missing.… Continue reading.....
Did I mention that I planted too much lettuce?
We do a lot of salads with grilled meat and vegetables.
Sometimes, though, it’s just nice to do a completely cold salad…. One that requires no cooking.
I still have to pick and wash the lettuce, … Continue reading.....
Grilled potatoes in a salad?
I know a lot of you would not do that. I know that a lot of people are anti-carbohydrate. We, on the other hand, are very pro-balanced diet.
We eat carbs. And protein. And fat. And ice cream.… Continue reading.....
Salad season has started.
It’s not often the salad season and asparagus season overlap, but this year it happened.
I planted lettuce sets at the end of March. Last year I planted 24 sets and the nematodes destroyed all but 5. The remaining 5 were … Continue reading.....
This is it…. The last salad of the season.
We’ve had a good crop of lettuces this year and have been eating salads almost non-stop for over a month. But all things must end and this is the end of our salads.
To be honest … Continue reading.....
Looking for an easy, no-cook dinner?
Nothing in this salad requires cooking or even much in the way of prep work….
Except the dressing but that almost makes itself.
Once, maybe twice during the summer I can convince mon mari to eat tuna.
This is … Continue reading.....