Tag Archives: salad

This summer Cobb salad is a grand slam

This summer Cobb salad with garden-fresh tomato is a grand slam, especially its dressing, a non-creamy, clean-eating riff on honey mustard.

Not-Your-Father’s Taco Salad

Hearing taco salad for dinner, we expected a shell bowl filled with grease and sour cream. But, this taco salad is not that taco salad.

Chopped Cruciferous Salad with Lemon Olive Oil Dressing and Grilled Chicken Breast

Filling, clean, flavorful, crisp, this chopped cruciferous salad with lemon olive oil dressing tastes like summer in a shallow bowl.

The Taste of August: Peach Sheep Cheese Tomato Arugula Salad

Our favorite things about August? Tomatoes and peaches! They paired swimmingly in this arugula salad with sheep cheese, pecans and balsamic.

Our play on a classic: Avocado Caprese Salad with Balsamic Glaze

This variation on the classic Caprese adds avocado. Instead of balsamic vinegar, it uses balsamic glaze, which is richer and more decadent.

Fire Grilled Shrimp with Avocado Caprese Salad and Garlic Bread

We recently made fire grilled shrimp with garlic caper sauce. We served it with an avocado Caprese salad and garlic bread.

Crispy Quinoa Salad and Sweet Potato Coconut Curry Soup

We paired crispy quinoa salad with sweet potato coconut curry soup. That’s a meal that would please any red-blooded American—or someone from China or Uganda or India. Really, everyone.

Holy not guacamole: it’s avocado and shrimp salad

Avocado is green gold. Everyone knows it tastes great in guacamole. But if you only eat avocado in guacamole, that’s like only eating beef in meatballs. Sure, we love meatballs. But, only a world-class moron limits himself when there is a world of hamburgers, brisket and T-bone steak waiting to be enjoyed. We stick sliced […]

We ate Wagyu Rib Cap. It’s otherworldly.

We recently returned from a trip to Joshua Tree National Park. It’s stunning. Across the arid landscape, gnarly formations of granite erupt from the ground and climb skyward. It looks like another planet, maybe the surface of Mars, certainly not Earth. Joshua Tree’s scenery has long inspired reflection and imagination. We couldn’t help but contemplate […]