Posts tagged "salad"

The Wayback Machine: Red, White & Bleu Coleslaw

The Wayback Machine: Red, White & Bleu Coleslaw
Coleslaw is frustrating – at least, to me it is. You take some of the healthiest raw ingredients we’ve got in our lexicon, shred them up, toss them together – and then drown them in a sauce that’s mostly saturated fat and sugar. Not only does the sauce frequently negate the salad (depending on how... Read more »

The Food Desert Project: Potato Salad with Veggies

The Food Desert Project: Potato Salad with Veggies
Let’s face it, summer without potato salad is like Fourth of July with no fireworks. Salads are particularly challenging in the food desert, because – at least in my book – a good salad relies on fresh vegetables: onion, celery, and fresh herbs at the very least. Even if you can find the ingredients, comforting... Read more »

Sundays with Sparky: Arugula, Mango and Avocado Salad with Passion fruit Vinaigrette

Sundays with Sparky: Arugula, Mango and Avocado Salad with Passion fruit Vinaigrette
Like many people, Friday nights are pizza nights.  We usually make our own (not that I’m averse to take-out, mind you – but since we don’t make crusts from scratch, it really isn’t that much more difficult.)  This past Friday, however, summer suddenly jumped on our roof with both feet and we were sweltering in the... Read more »
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Sundays with Sparky: Céleri Rémoulade (Celeriac Salad)

Sundays with Sparky: Céleri Rémoulade (Celeriac Salad)
Meet Celeriac. No, it’s not an escaped Ood. Nor is it Admiral Ackbar. It is not going to win a beauty contest (this particular root is comparatively attractive – normally the bottom looks like a gangrenous beard. Srsly.) Celeriac is the root of a certain type of celery (if you grow it yourself you can... Read more »