Three Bean Salad

This is a guest post by my Aunt Haya who recently shared a very sweet story about food, connections and memories.  I love food stories.  I like hearing where food came from, how it’s changed, and the associations we make with our food; those moments that join us together.  I agree with my Aunt that […]

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Roasted Corn Salad

roasted corn salad I love summer and summer food.  For me there is nothing better on a hot day than a quick simple barbecue with lots of tasty side salads.  My sister-in-law is a genius at the side salad thing, probably because she grew up in Texas where all my friends seem to be good […]

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Forbidden Rice Salad

forbidden rice salad For tonight’s dinner I’ve made an assortment of salads to serve with burgers for a refreshing, tasty, quick dinner.  I love salads because they’re a great way to get variety into your diet and can go with almost anything.  Of course I don’t mean the typical green tossed salad.  I’m talking salads […]

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Curried Carrot Sprout Salad

In the tastes-better-than-the-picture category we have today’s lunch offering.  A conversation earlier in the day with my friend Blujay about ways to use sprouts brought up the idea of putting them into a curried carrot salad.   Salads are so wonderful in the warmer months, keeping a couple on hand in the fridge means you […]

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winter soup

Winter Soup

It’s still winter We’ve made it past the winter solstice and the days are slowly getting longer. But the weather is definitely cold and damp. And it still gets dark pretty early. On days like that, I think there’s nothing like a nourishing, warming winter soup. Combined with a simple salad and a delicious cheesy […]

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