Category Archives: Salads & Dressings

Fantastic Farro Fruit Bowls

Click here to view recipe. Seattle’s average summer temperatures hardly ever reach 80 degrees, so in June when it was reported that we expected daytime heat to the tune of 95-110 degrees over a three to four day period, I … Continue reading

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Sesame Salmon Pasta Salad (one more time)

I first posted this recipe over three years ago! But with the official start to our summer just a few days away – I thought this would be a great recipe reminder. It’s the perfect cool, colorful and comforting dish … Continue reading

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Shirazi – AKA Chopped Vegetable Salad

Click here to view recipe. My daughter-in-law invited our family (all adults are vaccinated!) to their home today for breakfast and to celebrate the Persian New Year, Nowruz.   Nowruz means “New Day” and features many lovely traditions including celebrations, … Continue reading

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Black Bean & Sweet Potato Salad

Click here to view recipe. And…drum roll…I seem to be making a lot of salads sans lettuce this summer.  When people ask me what I most love to cook, I always say creative salads and soups.  Of course, I love … Continue reading

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Wild Rice Salad with Apricots and Herbs

Click here to view recipe. Just so you don’t think I am only baking during this pandemic…I am sharing a concoction I have made twice in the last two weeks.  I’m finding that these days, I like to have room … Continue reading

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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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