Category Archives: Salad

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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Sunday Night Feast!

The weekend preparations for this meal were a bit extensive…but worth it in the end! I started off visiting Uwajimaya. I went prepared, with brand names written down on my shopping list. I soon discovered I needed to look a … Continue reading

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Chop Chop Salad

From KT-  This sounded so good, and I’m always a fan of a good chopped salad. I am used to making the Cucina Cucina Chopped Salad recipe, so this was a good chance to compare. First off Dwane said “Chopped … Continue reading

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Picnic Extravaganza

The best (and only) sister and brother I have ever had are moving to Korea.  Tears.  As a truly Seattle send off, we had one last picnic at Gasworks Park.  What would be more fitting than bringing a Simply Classic … Continue reading

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Chilled Asparagus with Vinaigrette and Eggs Mimosa

Asperges en Vinaigrette et Oeufs Mimosa What did I say about always looking for new ways to serve asparagus?  Always on the hunt. This dish starts with cooking the asparagus in water and plunging into an ice bath- nothing new. … Continue reading

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Grilled Asparagus

Grilled Asparagus with prosciutto, fried bread, poached egg, and aged balsamic vinegar The last dish that Kathy and I made together was this lovely thing.  The most thrilling part of this dish (aside from the taste and the beautiful plating) was … Continue reading

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Salad of Hericots Verts, Tomato Tartare, and Chive Oil

This is my first successful project out of French Laundry. At the beginning of the book, Keller discusses the law of diminishing returns.  You take a bite of a dish, and it’s fabulous.  Second bite, still good.  But by the … Continue reading

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Red Potato and Green Bean Salad

All of you looking for a great side dish for the summer… look no further. This salad has it all- your greens, your veggie, your potato… It can be prepared ahead of time, AND it is delicious. This is out … Continue reading

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