Category Archives: Salads

STEAK & ORZO SALAD

We are in a heat wave here in northern California, the 5th day of 100+ degree weather. Yesterday, it was 110 and 108 today. That is just too hot to cook let alone eat. But, sooner or later, the heat goes away, and most of us have grills so outdoor  Read more »

BLACK BEAN AND COCONUT SALAD

Holy cow is this salad great. No, it is more than great, it is BA-YUMMO! I wasn’t too sure about the black bean and coconut concoctions, but once that puppy had a chance to meld its flavors and I took that first bite, I had to eat more…and more. And  Read more »

DEBBIE’S ORIENTAL BOK CHOY SALAD

I’ll confess, when I order at a Chinese restaurant and that plate gets delivered to me, my mouth waters….until I see bok choy. I can not stand, let me repeat, can not stand bok choy in a hot dish. Same goes for spinach. I don’t like wilted greens. Nope, not going to do  Read more »

CAPRESE SKEWERS

Have you found more often than not, the simple things are usually the best? When you experience something so full of flavor it makes your taste buds all happy? Caprese salads have been around for a while and years ago when I had one for the first time, I wondered where  Read more »

BELGIAN ENDIVE SALAD

More often than not, Endive gets a bad rap. I think though, it’s because it is a misunderstood veggie. Oh sure, you glance at it sitting there on the shelf in the store, but you pass it by, don’t you? And, how is it pronounced: Ahn-deev or En-dive? Is it  Read more »