Search Results for: Leafy green salads

Roast Turkey Cobb Salad’s (a great use for leftover holiday turkey)

The Cobb salad, like turkey on Thanksgiving, is an edible American institution. Growing up in the sixties, at local restaurants there were only two choices for salad: a Cobb Salad or an Iceberg Wedge with Thousand Island Dressing. A quick Wikipedia search informs that in 1937, Brown Derby owner, Robert H. Cobb, went into the … Full recipe post »

Composed Salad with Pears, Pomegranate Seeds and Pistachios

Composed salads, those salads with several ingredients attractively arranged rather than tossed, incorporate artistic sensibilities. The “composer” envisions the color and texture of the edible “painting”, orchestrates the melodic balance of flavor and, most importantly,  satisfies one’s appetite with a savory salad. My plate is my palette and I prefer using white plates or a … Full recipe post »

Green Leaf Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette (Project Grow)

Admiring the garden plots at County Farm Park, I assisted a gardener with the community hose. She warmly thanked and invited me to help myself to her beautiful garden vegetables. She introduced herself as Dawn and introduced me to Marcella and Ge, working close by. Dawn and Ge, obviously proud of Marcella, explained that she … Full recipe post »

Chopped Mediterranean Salad

The cover of yesterday’s Parade Magazine featured the enticing headliner “The Best Diet For Long Life”. Before thumbing through to the page, I was certain it would be some spin on the Mediterranean diet. Bingo! Most of us want to eat foods that are healthy, delicious and easy to make. I will happily digress on … Full recipe post »

Curly Kale Salad with Honey-Lemon Dressing

A superstar in my backyard? Well, close enough. My friend Rebecca, accompanied by dog Spanky, came to visit and sniff my garden. Rebecca, observing the prodigious curly green kale, informed me they were a superfood. So what exactly is a superfood? Google-minutes later I am an “expert”. A superfood is a food rich in phytochemicals: … Full recipe post »