Category Archives: Salads

Marinated Tomatoes with Compressed Cucumber & Red Onion Relish

Marinated Tomatoes with Compressed Cucumber & Red Onion Relish

Changing gears a bit, but not quite, here is another Thomas Keller recipe. We served this tasty little salad/appetizer with Asian Inspired Red Snapper with Coconut Rice. It’s a very lovely dish. Continue reading Marinated Tomatoes with Compressed Cucumber & Red Onion Relish

Dinner Salad with Fresh Greens, Shrimp, Pomegranate, Feta & Walnuts

Dinner Salad with Fresh Greens, Shrimp, Pomegranate, Feta & Walnuts

Empty nesters, at last, as we finally got Quickstep into his own apartment. Without the perceived need to fix the children large amounts of protein, Baby Lady and I might start eating more salads. We love nice salads with fresh greens and homemade vinaigrettes, especially when the greens come out of our garden. Continue reading Dinner Salad with Fresh Greens, Shrimp, Pomegranate, Feta & Walnuts

Swordfish with Salsa Verde and Ensalada la Bandera Mexicana (Mexican Flag Salad)

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This is a delicious meal using the salsa verde from the previous post. It is by no means Mexican food but it has the wonderful flavors from south of the border. You get the nice bright tanginess of the tomatillos, the smokey earthiness of the cumin and roasting of the veggies, the floral component of the cilantro and the kick of heat from the Serrano chiles all coupled with the dense meatiness of the swordfish. This is a wonderful use of the salsa verde and is a quick, easy dish to prepare, perfect for a weeknight meal. Continue reading Swordfish with Salsa Verde and Ensalada la Bandera Mexicana (Mexican Flag Salad)

Shrimp-Mango Salad with Orange-Coconut Vinaigrette Topped with Grated Fresh Coconut

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Summer is waning and almost to an end. Nonetheless, we are still enjoying summer’s bounty while it is still available. This was a delicious salad full of fresh ingredients with a tropical flair. Continue reading Shrimp-Mango Salad with Orange-Coconut Vinaigrette Topped with Grated Fresh Coconut

A Most Unusual Bruschetta: Goat Cheese Mousse on Toast with Tomato Salad and Crispy Pastrami

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I have noticed of late that I am stuck on tomatoes but I just cannot help it. Baby Lady and I love tomatoes and summertime is when they are in abundant supply. Everywhere you go they have tomatoes. Heirloom tomatoes, grape tomatoes, yellow tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, orange tomatoes, homegrown tomatoes, different shaped and sized tomatoes, tomatoes are just everywhere. Red, ripe, juicy globes full of sweetness and savoriness. They are just incredible and versatile, too. So, we always enjoy them and this dish was unbelievably enjoyable. Try it. You will like it.
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