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Cobb Salad With Edamame, Prosciutto and Bacon

Cobb Salad With Edamame, Prosciutto and Bacon I wildly vary my Cobb Salad in the summertime, according to what I have around and what vegetables are in abundance.  For example, if I were to make this same salad today, I would add some thinly sliced yellow squash. However, a few things stay the same.  There …

Colorful Summer Salad with Peppers and Edamame, #Bean2Blog, #Soy, #Healthy, Salad Recipes

Colorful Summer Salad with Peppers and Edamame

I put together a new salad featuring edamame this week in preparation for Bean 2 Blog, a super fun blogging event at P. Allen Smith‘s Moss Mountain Farm, hosted by P. Allen Smith and The Arkansas Soybean Promotional Board. Edamame makes a regular appearance on our table, as a dinner side or an afternoon snack.  …

Cole Slaw, Recipe for Cole Slaw, Picnic, Side Dishes

Cole Slaw

It is starting to get hot enough outside that you need a good standby recipe for cole slaw. This recipe is part Ina Garten and part Rhonda Eubanks, my dear friend and catering buddy. Rhonda and I love to cook together!  We have a great rhythm in the kitchen, and we freely alter each others’ …

lemon basil garden salad

Lemon Basil Garden Salad

One of my Grandmother’s favorite local restaurants serves this salad that I find delectable, and since I cannot yet find it in me to go there without her, I have come up with a suitable imitation of this spring garden salad. I used arugula instead of salad mix, because it’s my favorite, but I imagine …

Sesame Kale Salad

Several variations of this Sesame Kale Salad, which is made ahead so the kale can marinate in a sour combination of lemon juice, soy sauce and sesame oil, have been appearing on our table for quite some time now. I love kale because it keeps longer than salad greens, and this salad is good for …

Barbeque Chicken Salad

I love a salad that can be the main event. My sister is a master at creating a delectable salad and this one is a keeper of hers. This salad stars barbequed chicken, which I marinated and Taido grilled.  The dressing has a southwestern flare, but it’s really just barbeque sauce mixed with homemade ranch. …

Black Bean Confetti

Black Bean Confetti I am crazy for all the ingredients in this Tex-Mex bowl of yumminess. Also, all the colors make me happy. Every once in a while my friend Rhonda and I cater an event for someone.  Mostly we do it because we love cooking together so much. We recently made two huge bowls …

Soy Succotash

We had the most delectable lunch at Moss Mountain Farm this week.  In keeping with our soy-themed day for Bean 2 Blog, the topping for the potato was made with tofu and the succotash served with the pork tenderloin was filled with edamame. I enjoyed the whole meal very much, but my favorite part was, …

Warm Winter Salad with Brussels Sprouts

Warm Winter Salad with Brussels Sprouts A lot of my cooking these days is being influenced by Heidi Swanson’s cookbook, Super Natural Every Day, which I happily added to my bulging cookbook shelf this past Christmas. She frequently mixes whole grains into her cooking, so I’ve added a few more to my pantry and am …

Simple Chinese Chicken Salad

Simple Chinese Chicken Salad I’m going to interrupt the Christmas baking posts with a salad. Taido and I have been eating many variations of this salad over the years, ever since we first had Chinese Chicken Salad at the Cheesecake Factory in Chicago, many, many years ago. I used to deep fry rice noodles to …

Chop Chop Salad

Chop Chop Salad. Perfect for Summer. The temperatures in Arkansas are staggeringly high.  The heat index and humidity are out of control. We have basically moved in at the pool and when we wander home in the afternoon all sun-dazed and lightheaded, I simply cannot  be bothered to cook. We have reached the season where …

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Tandoori Salad

  There’s a pizza + salad spot in Little Rock that I love, love, love called ZaZa’s. They make a Tandoori Chicken Salad that is super yum, and I’ve been trying to get it down for a couple of weeks now. Mine is sans chicken, but you could certainly add it in.  It would be …

Asian Salad Trio + Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches

Asian Salad Trio + Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches I feel like I am finally back in my cooking groove and I have sooo been wanting to share with you the delicioso bites coming from the Chino House kitchen.  I have special people at my house every night, but on Wednesdays, we have extra special people …

Goddess Dressing Like Annie's

Goddess Dressing

How much do you love Annie’s Naturals goddess dressing?  It’s so yummy, right? I’m pretty sure my mother-in-law introduced me to it one year in Taos. My friend, Natalie and I have done everything possible to get this premium dressing for less money. We took turns driving to Whole Foods to buy it on sale. …

My Favorite Salad

Allow me to introduce you to My Favorite Salad. I cannot tell you how much I love this salad. I could eat it every day. It’s simple. it’s yummy. and I almost always have all the ingredients on hand. If I don’t have everything, it is super easy to vary.  Almost any cheese, fruit or …