Tag: Salad

Baking and Sweet Endings

Buttermilk Corn Bread

Another one of our favourite quick breads. It’s so good with soups, chili  or a main course salad. I love  baking with buttermilk as it provides such a nice flavour and crumb to the finished product. Makes One 8 x 8” Pan 2 large eggs ¼ cup sugar ½ cup unbleached flour ½ cup wholewheat […]

Spring Salads

Spring Pea Salad

I think fresh peas just yell out “Spring”; and this salad with the sweetness of the peas, the slight peppery edge of new radishes along with a hint of anise from fresh tarragon. Makes 4 Servings 2 cups peas – approximately 2 lbs. in the shell, fresh peas ¼ cup green onions, finely chopped ¼ cup […]

Spring Salads

A Springtime Salad

We were entertaining visitors from back east and I thought, considering the arrival of so many local goodies in the market, that our guests should be treated to our very own “locavore” dinner. I created this salad (luckily I had little gem lettuce, Italian parsley and arugula growing in the garden), to accompany a barbecued […]

Summer Salads

Fresh Bean Salad

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Makes Approximately 6 Servings When beans are in season, either your own home grown, or bought at your local farmer’s markets, it’s time to make this salad! A very tasty side dish! Dress the beans with the vinaigrette just before serving so the beans will […]

Fall Salads, Summer Salads

Phyllis’ Greek Salad

There is nothing like serving a crunchy, tangy Greek salad in the summer to go with some barbecued chicken, lamb or beef. My rendition makes a more colourful salad and using lemon juice in the dressing adds a really nice freshness.  What’s summer without Greek salad? Makes 4 Servings 4 – 6 oz. Dodonis feta cheese […]