Tag: Blue Cheese

Fall Mains, Fall Salads, Spring Mains, Spring Salads, Summer Mains, Summer Salads, Winter Mains, Winter Salads

Cobb Salad

This is my adaptation of the famous salad.   I absolutely adore Cobb Salad.   From the tang of the blue cheese to the creamy avocado, crunchy lettuce, salty bacon, delicious!  Serve with homemade biscuits** or purchased rolls.  Thinking of starting a “Cobb Salad Club” for everyone I know who loves this salad as much as […]

Fall Mains, Fall Salads

Duck Confit Salad With Pears

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. In my “former life” as a private chef, I was always on the lookout for new main course salads. This one is simply one of the best salads I have ever had the pleasure to make and enjoy! I have adapted the recipe from Gourmet Magazine. […]

Fall Salads, Winter Salads

Waldorf Chicken Salad

This combination of chicken, celery, apples, grapes, walnuts with blue cheese is, in my opinion, a classic main course salad!  You could use cooked, cubed turkey for the salad too. Makes 8 Servings 4 chicken breasts (6 cups) cooked, cut into ½” cubes 1 ½ cups each celery & apples, cut into ½” dice ¾ […]

Fall Salads, Winter Salads

Pear And Duck Confit Salad

By now, if you have made some of my salads, you can see I like pears & apples with blue cheeses!  You can get duck confit at Oyama Sausage**. Makes 4 Servings 1 tsp. Dijon mustard 1 Tbsp. Sherry vinegar 5 Tbsp. EVO 2 Tbsp. finely chopped shallot ½ cup pecans, coarsely chopped 2 duck […]

Kitchen Tips

Seasoned Butters

Simple to make but adds a lot to a piece of grilled fish, meats or poultry. Citrus & Mint Compound Butter for Fish 8 oz. unsalted butter, room temperature 1-2 tsp. each finely grated lemon (Meyer lemon if you can find some) & orange peel Finely chopped mint, minced, to your taste Mix ingredients together. […]