salad

Sweetest Chard

With a little bitter and a load of sweet, this recipe for Swiss Chard reserves its place at the table. Couldn’t resist picking up a bunch of colorful, leafy chard at the market? Try my sweet and simple variation on chard. Sweetest Swiss Chard One bunch Swiss chard, rinsed, ends trimmed, chopped  3 cloves garlic, diced 2 tablespoons olive …

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Goat Cheese, Please

The time has arrived.  I’ve been overlooking the Alice Waters Baked Goat Cheese with Lettuce Salad far too long.  But it’s happening tonight . . . right here in the cookery.  Have you tried it?  I can’t wait to share this.  Let me know if you have any twists on this salad!

Carrot Cranberry Salad

After the kids peeled the carrots over the sink, Cookery Dad had to step in to fix the sink drain.  It seems as if a couple of enormous carrots accidentally slipped out of the hands of my helpers.  But the bulk of the carrots survived.  Here’s a recipe for one of our favorite carrot salads.  6 medium …

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Tomato Toss

This low maintenance dish goes a long way with flavor. Start with 16 ounces rinsed cherry or grape tomatoes.  Halve tomatoes. Chop two tablespoons fresh cilantro. Crumble two tablespoons goat cheese. Mix together with 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil.  Add a dash of salt and a twist of freshly ground pepper.  Toss and you’re ready to serve and savor.