Posts Tagged ‘Local Produce’

Autumn Chopped Salad

autumn salad

I’m a fan of a big, fresh salad for dinner. Sometimes I just need that. Especially in the summer when it’s too hot to cook (and then eat) something warm. But salads for dinner don’t have to be just a summer thing. Occasionally I need something fresh to break up all the heaviness of winter…

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Curried Chicken Salad

I looove chicken salad. Its a newer love but since embracing the ease of chicken salads, I can’t get enough. I always like to have leftover chicken in the fridge. Which makes whipping up a chicken salad a breeze! It can be a quick lunch or dinner and it’s great for lunch boxes! This chicken…

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The Bitter Cucumber Trick + Vinegar Cucumbers

local cucumbers

Have you ever bitten into a gorgeous fresh cucumber only to find it’s bitter? I hate that. BUT I have the trick for that. A few years ago Marisol from Alvarez Farms told us about this trick. I don’t know how it works but it does! It looks silly and it doesn’t make sense but…

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“That Ambrosia Salad”

strawberry kale salad

This ain’t your Grandma’s ambrosia salad. Although, back when I used to eat that kind of salad, I sure did love my grandma’s ambrosia salad. This is a green, early summer salad. And this is the story of “That Ambrosia Salad”: A few years ago, back when we lived in Idaho, my best friend-cousin got engaged.…

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Balsamic Vinaigrette

Everyone needs a good balsamic vinaigrette recipe in their repertoire. I’ve tried a few recipes, even adopted them as my own for awhile, before deciding this was the one. This is my tried and true favorite. It’s originally a Martha Stewart recipe that I added to. It seems Martha is struggling to find her throne…

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