Category Archives: Salads & Dressings

Upscale Orzo Salad

Click here to view recipe. I would have to say that generally, I am not a pasta salad lover.  At all! I do like my Tangy Noodle Salad, although for over 15 years I made that salad in huge huge … Continue reading

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Napa Cabbage Salad Three Ways

Click here to view recipe. This summer, I have made salad nearly every single day.  I am growing loose-leaf lettuces up on our rooftop and it produces way more than two people can eat, even when those two people love … Continue reading

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Favorite Flavors Lentil Veggie Bowl

Click here to view recipe. You’d think over time I would get tired of grain or rice or quinoa bowls.  I mean, how many variations can you have that would pique your interest? In my case, evidently, grain bowls are … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Salad Dressing – Revisited

It’s RHUBARB SEASON! A huge cause for celebration in my house. I’ve posted at least six recipes containing this delicious fruit over the years and just had to re-post this salad dressing recipe (originally posted exactly SIX years ago). It’s … Continue reading

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Rice, Cherry, Squash and Marcona Almond Salad

Click here to view recipe. Ina Garten is my hero.  She’s close to my age which probably means that she actually cooks her food, with or without her cookbooks and cooking show.  When I watch her, it’s like watching myself… … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Herb Chickpea Salad with Eggs  

Click here to view recipe. OK, listen up.  If you have any type of herb garden, then put this recipe on the “to make” list, pronto.  On my rooftop deck planter box, I happen to have beautiful basil, parsley, tarragon, … Continue reading

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Yael’s Super Caesar Salad

I end up making this in the summer when I am in the mood for something salty and tangy. Now I sub grapeseed oil for canola (healthier) and I renamed it “Yael’s Super Caesar Salad.”  When my family visited last … Continue reading

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Zucchini Ribbon Salad

Click here to view recipe. I know, I know.  Zucchini doesn’t sound too exciting as a salad, but hear me out.  In early summer there are mounds of fresh, inexpensive zucchini at farmers markets and grocery stores throughout the country. … Continue reading

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Spinach Salad in Seattle

Click here to view recipe. To me, cooking is like fashion.  Things come and go. What is hot and what is not often depends on the season. Heavier stews and hearty soups in winter and light salads or chilled vegetable … Continue reading

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Shrimp & Grapefruit Salad

Click here to view recipe. I love this quick to prepare, fresh tasting and protein-laden salad.  During winter when citrus fruits are fresh and plentiful, this is the kind of salad I often crave. That said, now that winter is, … Continue reading

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