Tomato Feta Pasta Salad

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If you like feta cheese, black olives, and like a really hearty pasta salad, this recipe is for you. I like all of the ingredients that went into it, and I found the salad to be delicious. It has a lot of flavor – more than your typical pasta salad. For dinner the other night, […]

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Curried Chicken Salad

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I made this salad for a picnic recently and boy is it good.   It’s another Ina Garten recipe.   Have I mentioned that she’s one of my favorites?   Other than being a little heavy-handed with the salt, her recipes are very straightforward and delicious.

The original recipe calls for raisins, but I can’t stand raisins, especially […]

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Broccoli Salad

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I went to the farmer’s market in my neighborhood the other day and they had beautiful heads of broccoli.  I bought one and then searched for something to do with it.  In the past I’ve steamed it, boiled it, roasted it and turned it into soup, but I don’t have a go-to broccoli recipe, so […]

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Chicken Salad with Apple and Basil

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I love a good chicken salad in the summertime.   Last year I found a great recipe for chicken salad that contained curry and lots of fruit and it was my favorite summer salad at the time.  (I’ll post it one of these days.)  Well move over curried chicken salad, a new neighbor has moved […]

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Asian Style Three Bean Salad

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I consider this an easy summer salad because it’s quick to throw together and it doesn’t require any cooking!  In my book, no cooking is perfect for the summer.  This salad is really tasty with its great Asian flavor.

I don’t know what it is about bean salads, but I make them every summer, always wanting […]

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Basil Parmesan Chicken Salad

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There’s a restaurant/sandwich shop in NYC called Mangia that I used to frequent when I worked in midtown. It was a bit on the pricey side, but I loved the food. The sandwiches were not traditional, and the whole atmosphere was very European, from the food to the desserts to the staff. […]

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Wheatberry Salad

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I’ve been trying to add more whole grains to my family’s diet. I found this salad recipe which is really healthy and delicious. It’s also different and a nice change from some of the normal green salads that I serve. Sometimes I’ll eat just this for lunch. […]

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Chickpea Salad with Lemon and Parmesan

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Here’s my first savory post. Last week I had the flu and spent almost the entire week in bed. While in bed I watched the Food Network ad infinitum. Some of the shows were very interesting and prompted me to try a few new recipes […]

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