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Green Bean and Tomato Salad

I bought the green beans for this salad earlier today and I have been extremely tempted all day to make this salad and eat the entire bowl by myself. I think that I probably could because I have a particular affinity for any food item that is pickled, in fact my absolute favourite thing to […]

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Watermelon and Tomato Salad with a Basil Vinaigrette

The past week has been an extremely happy week for me; my mom visited for five days (I hadn’t seen her since Christmas) and I am now engaged! He surprised me at the airport when I was picking up her up with an absolutely beautiful bouquet of flowers and the prettiest ring I’ve ever seen. […]

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Salad Uncategorized Vegetarian

Roasted Beet Salad with Blood Orange Caramelized Balsamic Dressing

Most beet recipes begin with the adage about “no one liking beets because they have only tried the canned variety so you should roast them instead [sic].” If you roast beets in the oven they are superior in taste and texture to canned, but they still taste like beets. So, if you absolutely cannot stand […]

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A Salad and a Song for the New Year

At the beginning of January I have usually reached my limit of culinary hedonism and alcohol-fuelled Tuesday mornings (only in December do I find rye and gingers to be a perfectly acceptable breakfast food). While I thoroughly enjoy eating my own body weight in eggs Benedict and ┬ácaramel croissant pudding I am now at the […]