Monthly Archives: April 2013

Romaine and Cucumber Caesar Salad

I don’t make my own Caesar salads very often.  I find the dressing to be a little intimidating to make-  but a classic Caesar goes so well with such a wide range of dishes, it seems like  I should get … Continue reading

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Chickpea, Watercress and Mango Salad with Lime-Curry Vinaigrette

The other night we were feeling the curry vibe and paired this salad with a Curried Wheat Berry Salad. This salad has some of my favorite salad ingredients- roasted red peppers, mango, chickpeas, cucumber…. and a delicious vinaigrette that was … Continue reading

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Curried Wheat Berry Salad

My first foray into Raising the Salad Bar– I wasn’t sure where to start- lots of good looking things.  I decided to try something I have never used before- the wheat berry. Wheat berries cook for about an hour and … Continue reading

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Foolproof Afternoon

We got together a couple of weeks ago to discuss and sample all things Ina Garten Foolproof.  Below are some of our thoughts: Very easy to use- not a lot of page flipping.  Two thumbs up. Solid recipes.  Indeed, they … Continue reading

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Raspberry Crumble Bars

This was my favorite so far. EASY and TASTY!Mix room temp butter and sugar till mixed. Add a tsp of vanilla, sifted flour and salt. Lightly press two-thirds of the dough into a 9×9 pan. Spread some good-quality raspberry jam … Continue reading

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Pasta a la Vodka

I am WAY behind on posts. Time to get with the swing of things. Tried the pasta a la vodka. a.  Who doesn’t love pasta? b.  Who doesn’t love vodka? Seems like the perfect combo.  Plus, the last time Mark … Continue reading

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