I was cleaning out a few garden beds where plants had either been harvested or gone to seed and ran across these two Alpine King radishes. As old as I knew them to be I expected them to be woody or pithy, but they were tender and just right. I included one of them in … More Garden Salad
Every world cuisine has their own unique sauces, variously known as: salsas, dips, chutneys, relishes, dressings, pestos etc. They serve as accompaniments or condiments to flavor or complement other foods. While a sauce is not usually a dish in and of itself it can make all the difference in a dish or a meal. Sauces … More Fruit Salad With Lime & Pumpkin Seed Dressing
During a short conversation with a friend the other day I was reminded that Coleslaw dressing is probably my all time favorite dressing, yet I rarely purchase it and have never made it from scratch. Mayonnaise, it seems , is the main ingredient in coleslaw dressing. I don’t have any objection to mayonnaise. I like … More Coleslaw Dressing Without Mayo
Salad greens and radishes in the garden are at their peak, so salad is on the menu at least once most days. We’ll have to wait awhile for tomatoes and cucumbers. We often use nothing more than hot sauce (homemade fermented hot sauce is the best) for dressing. I don’t often do recipes with enumerated ingredient … More Small Batch Salad Dressing
It was an ordinary salad: iceberg lettuce butter lettuce radicchio cilantro jalapeño mushrooms red onions grape tomatoes garbanzos The dressing wasn’t so ordinary: spring onions (white parts) fresh French tarragon garlic clove apple cider vinegar honey yellow mustard olive oil salt xanthan gum If you like fennel salad you would probably like this dressing.
Eggplant has never been on my list of favorite foods, in fact I hated it when I was a child. One exception is Eggplant Parmesan, but then what doesn’t taste good smothered in tomato sauce and laden with cheese? I do occasionally buy eggplant and even grow it in the garden some years because … More Harissa & Goat Cheese Stuffed Eggplant & A Salad
I put together a red cabbage slaw with a homemade dressing for lunch today. The ingredients for the dressing were: deseeded and partially peeled roasted mini peppers (orange, yellow & red) apple cider vinegar a little sugar chopped oil marinated sun-dried tomatoes including some of the oil 1/4 of a small onion salt olive oil … More Red Cabbage Slaw With Roasted Pepper Dressing
Spent much of the day away from the kitchen but found time to make a salad dressing to use in the next day or so. It is a simple dressing with just a few ingredients: roasted red pepper fresh basil lemon juice mirin drizzle of olive oil pinch of salt pinch of onion powder pinch … More Roasted Red Pepper Dressing