Category Archives: Salads

Fennel, Red Onion, and Arugula

Arugula is available in most good grocery stores. If you can’t find it, substitute with baby spinach. 2 cups loosely packed baby arugula (or tear larger leaves into small pieces) 2 ½ Tablespoons olive oil 1 medium bulb fennel, cored … Continue reading

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Versatile Vinaigrette

This salad dressing can be altered to your tastes and preferences. Use the vinegar (or combination of vinegars) of your choice and the oil of your choice. Dress salads or vegetables with this vinaigrette. 1 part vinegar (Balsamic, apple, distilled, … Continue reading

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Ham Recipes (to make with leftover ham)

This Sunday is Easter and many families will bake a ham. The recipes listed below all use leftover ham and are found on my blog. The soup uses the ham bone and some remaining ham. The Waldorf salad with the … Continue reading

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Egg Salad

We like egg salad sandwiches and prepare the hard boil eggs with many variations. To start, hard boil the eggs according to my recipe posted on April 17, 2011 under “Dairy”. My husband decided to try a method from “The … Continue reading

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Coleen’s Haricot Verts

Coleen and her husband Bob created this recipe after dining at Campanile in LA and she generously shared it. Haricot Verts (thin French green beans) can be purchased at Trader Joe’s most of the year and at some Farmer’s markets … Continue reading

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Our Classic Potato Salad

My husband requested this potato salad after a business trip to Australia. It has the classic ingredients of celery, red onion, and dill. This is the simple potato salad that many of us had in our childhood. The dill is … Continue reading

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Italian Butter Bean Salad

I use butter beans in this recipe but other beans (black beans, navy beans etc.) work well also.  This is a good and delicious way to use leftover beans from the baked bean recipe published in April. 5-6 cups baked butter … Continue reading

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