Tag: olive oil

Grapefruit Avocado Salad Recipe

Grapefruit Avocado Salad Recipe

This has apparently turned into the week of food I used to hate.  I tried grapefruit a few times growing up.  The first time was when I’d spent the night at my friend Jenny’s house.  Her older sister Connie was eating breakfast when we wandered […]

Portabella Mushroom Steak Recipe

Portabella Mushroom Steak Recipe

I’ve never really thought about becoming a vegetarian because I’m obsessed with steak.  But, if for some medical reason I needed to give up meat, I think I would grill these giant mushroom caps at least once a week.  To me they’re the steaks of […]

Herb Chicken Thigh Recipe

Herb Chicken Thigh Recipe

I make this roast chicken recipe all the time, but never really thought about posting it because I don’t really think of it as much of a recipe.  It’s one of the things I just throw together when I have some chicken thawed.  Then I […]

Radish Sweet Pea Salad Recipe

Radish Sweet Pea Salad Recipe

My gardening is going grandly.  In fact, I grew everything in this salad except the dressing.  One of the greatest things about growing your own vegetables is that you can eat nearly every part of the plant.  This radish salad is not only sweet peas […]

Chimmichurri Sauce Recipe

Chimmichurri Sauce Recipe

Chimichurri sauce is a condiment or relish (typically green though sometimes red from the addition of red peppers) that is very popular with steak in Argentina.  It’s also used as a marinade for beef or chicken.  Argentina is the world’s second highest consumer of beef, and it’s usually served with this […]

Dandelion Greens Potato Salad Recipe

Dandelion Greens Potato Salad Recipe

“Tra La!  It’s May!  The lovely month of May!  That darling month when everyone throws self control away.”  I’ve always loved musicals.  As a child the magic of Camelot captured my imagination (and even led to my choosing a Renaissance wedding as an adult!).  One of my […]

Shrimp, Blood Orange and Fennel Salad Recipe

Shrimp, Blood Orange and Fennel Salad Recipe

Fennel is such a fun looking vegetable that I’m always interested in finding new ways to use it.  Fortunately I have The Flavor Bible to help me decide what ingredients to use in creating new fennel recipes.  If I had to choose just one cookbook, […]

Eggs and Bacon Spinach Salad Recipe

Eggs and Bacon Spinach Salad Recipe

Have you ever heard of a breakfast salad?  I don’t normally have salad for breakfast, but if I do it’s this salad.  Poached farm fresh eggs and crispy homemade bacon are stand out stars in this oh so simple spinach salad.