Category Archives: Salad

Flaky Mushroom and Gruyere Tarts

We got this recipe from the magazine Real Simple. We tried it last night and really enjoyed it. A light enjoyable vegetarian dinner. It is one we will be adding to our favourites. Ingredients 1 sheet of puff pastry thawed … Continue reading

Posted in Baking, Salad, Vegetarian

Steak With Potato Salad and Blue Cheese Vinaigrette

We haven’t tried this recipe yet but it is on the menu for tomorrow. This recipe came from an old issue of Real Simple. [Update 2014-09-05] We tried this with beef tenderloin, and it was delicious! We’ll definitely make this … Continue reading

Posted in Barbeque, Beef, Meat, Salad

Honey Mustard Chicken With Arugula Plum Salad

For dinner tonight, the Chef made this delicious honey mustard chicken, and arugula salad. The original recipe, from Real Simple, serves 4, and we reduced the amounts, so it would serve the 2 of us. The thyme was a little … Continue reading

Posted in Chicken, Salad

Maple Dijon Salad Dressing

On hot summer days, it’s great to enjoy a light, cool meal on the patio. This salad dressing has great flavor, and it’s perfect on a tossed salad, and served with grilled salmon. The recipe is adapted from The 250 … Continue reading

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Salmon With Chilled Potato Salad

The Chef has made this recipe a couple of times, and it’s delicious. It’s based on a recipe from Real Simple magazine, and adapted to our taste. This week he bought some lovely salmon at Costco, and we had this … Continue reading

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Asian Beef Mango Salad

This recipe came from the Real Simple daily newsletter, and it sounded tempting, so The Chef cooked it for us last week. The original recipe (4 servings) included 2 Kirby cucumbers, cut into thin strips, but we left those out. … Continue reading

Posted in Asian, Beef, Fruit, Salad

Warm Greek Pasta Salad

Recently, I learned that Mark Bittman (How to Cook Everything) published a new cookbook — The Food Matters Cookbook, and it sounded interesting. Before we decided whether to buy it, The Chef brought a copy home from the library, and … Continue reading

Posted in Pasta, Salad