Green Goddess Dressing

I felt like a creamy sort of salad dressing tonight, but not the ubiquitous Ranch and I didn’t have much in the house in terms of blue cheese or anything. In thumbing through old cookbooks, I ran across a recipe for Green Goddess dressing that sounded good. I’d heard of it before but I don’t […]

Tomato, Basil, and Onion Salad or Pasta

I’m not sure why but my basil never took off this year. I have parsley and oregano and rosemary galore, but no basil or cilantro–which I desperately need for my tomatoes! But my tomatoes are doing great and I grew a batch of red onions as well. I pulled some up, let them dry, and […]

Spinach Salad with Seasoned Rice Vinegar

The simplest Spinach Salad ever–and healthy too! I love spinach salad. I am actually not fond of cooked spinach, although I try to fix it now and then because I know it’s packed full of good things. My mother used to serve cooked spinach with lemons that we could squeeze onto the pile of wilted, […]

Savoy Cabbage “Relish Salad”

The Supper Book is definitely going on my wish list! I have been reading a copy I borrowed from the library and tried my first recipes from it last night. I’ve made sautéed apples for years, peeling, coring, and slicing apples, then cooking in a bit of butter until soft and sprinkling brown sugar on […]

Avocado, Orange, and Sunflower Seed Salad

I love salads but get uninspired sometimes. But a couple of good friends of mine are always coming up with the most amazing combinations of things. When they came for dinner over the weekend, they brought a salad with: mixed greens mandarin orange sections chunks of avocado roasted sunflower seeds Topped with a delicious vinaigrette. […]