Category Archives: salad

A Small Taste of Paris

One of the things I really enjoy about┬ámy trips to Paris is the food – and when I manage to get there in the springtime I take advantage of almost every opportunity to eat the avocados that feature so prominently … Continue reading

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Autumn Quinoa Salad

I love the start of fall, not only because I get to dig out my blue jeans and jackets and can get a long run in without getting up at the crack of dawn, but because I love how the … Continue reading

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Georgia Summer Salad

In terms of local produce, this is just about my favorite time of year: local freestone peaches and tomatoes are just coming into season, and the herbs that I grow in big pots on my patio start to flourish. I’m … Continue reading

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Bison, Beets and Asparagus Two Ways

It’s always nice during a busy week when you can do one quick preparation and wind up with two meals. I’m not particularly adept at meal planning, and even worse at making effective use of leftovers. So on the rare … Continue reading

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Red Rice, Lentil and Edamame Salad

I’ve recently discovered Himalayan Red Rice in the bulk bins at my local Whole Foods. I bought a little bit to try a couple of months ago and loved it – it has a chewy texture and nutty flavor that … Continue reading

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Roasted Root Vegetable Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Winter salads are a fun challenge when cooking with locally-produced foods (or at least as many local foods as possible). My CSA veggie boxes have been full of wonderful root vegetables for the past few weeks, so when I decided … Continue reading

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Black Bean Salad with Sweet Potato and Persimmons

Growing up, I never ran across a persimmon. I know I heard of persimmon pudding, but never tried it and really had no idea what a persimmon looked liked or tasted like. I had in my mind an image of … Continue reading

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