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

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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

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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

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Spring Salads

Asparagus Vinaigrette

Chilled asparagus with a lovely vinaigrette makes a  great starter salad and an excellent addition to a buffet table. Makes 4 – 6 Servings 1 ½ – 2 lbs. asparagus, trimmed (see below) 2 shallots, finely chopped 2 to 3 Tbsp. finely

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Curried Rice Salad

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. If you are in the mood for the taste of curry, this salad is for you!  We barbecued some chicken wings to have with it…delicious!  And it would be great

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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

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Clementine, Goat Cheese And Walnut Salad

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. This salad is one that I like to make in December and January when clementines are available. If you find some watercress it would be a nice addition to the

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A Lemon Vinaigrette

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. A very, very good dressing that I think is especially suited to some new spring greens!   Try it, I think it will become a favourite of yours too! Makes Approximately

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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. 

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