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Warm Roasted Potato Salad with a Crispy Egg

  I love potato salad and I’m not snobby about it. I’ll eat deli-style mayo-based potato salads any day, and I’ll certainly eat a warm potato salad with a tangy sweet dressing like the one. I think that roasted potato salads are notably more autumnal than their creamy counterparts and this recipe is living proof […]

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Easy Sweet Corn Salad with Basil and Feta

Fresh corn is such a distinctly nostalgic thing to eat. It’s attached to so many memories of heading sleepily home after a day at The Pinery, a provincial park lining several sandy beaches along Lake Huron. My parents would pull over at a roadside produce stand, the kind involving a strict honour system and a […]

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Fiery Israeli Couscous Salad with a Creamy Avocado and Fresh Herb Dressing

I have been away the past couple of months because I’ve been writing, writing, writing and then writing some more; this Edward Gorey illustration is an accurate representation of how I’m feeling these days: You know what helps when I feel this burnt out? Salads all.the.time. I’m a huge fan of salads that are sturdy, […]

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Cucumber, Tomato, and Avocado Salad with Lemon, Feta, and Chilies

Even just a cursory glance at my blog will expose my adoration for pretty little salads. My need for introverted activities that I can conduct as a mindfulness exercises are very real, and I find the exercise of composing carefully cut up fruits and vegetables an essential part of refocusing and staying present during my […]

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Cucumber Salad with Radishes, Chilies, and a Sweet Soy Dressing

Last week I had the biggest craving for a cucumber salad made with sour cream, yogurt, and fresh dill. I followed a recipe I found online and as excited as I was to eat it, the taste was far too rich and almost cloying – I wanted a crunchy salad with vibrant flavours, not wisps […]