Category Archives: Salad

A Caesar By Any Other Name: Coddled Egg and Anchovy Salad

When the publishers of Falling Cloudberries sent me a copy of the book I had been ogling over for months, I already had my eye on a certain teatime treat. But as I began flipping through the gorgeous tome, I … Continue reading

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Shaved Asparagus Salad with Anchovy Vinaigrette

There are those days when you just feel lucky. The world might not be perfect and your life might not be perfect, but when you put things into perspective, you can’t help but think that life is grand. All too … Continue reading

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I Send You This Peach: Summer Stone Fruit Salad

There is no season better than summer. Sure, other seasons have their charms, but from the time we are small children, we are instilled with a love for summer. Summer is being able to run in the grass barefoot. Summer … Continue reading

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Blood Orange, Pickled Red Onion, Gray Sea Salt: My Salad

You and your blood oranges. I’ve been hearing that phrase consistently every winter for the past five years. You see, when I lived in Italy my junior year of college, I became obsessed. I’d never seen such a thing in … Continue reading

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Thomas Keller’s Fall Salad, in Winter

Hello, there. Happy New Year. 2010…Can you believe it? I’m certainly still in awe. We had a lovely celebration this year, first by ourselves, and then with a small group of friends. Unlike past years, we decided to cook in … Continue reading

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Roast Shallot Salad: From the Archives While We’re Away

We’re kicking things off in Buenos Aires. While we’re here, we’re sharing some of our favorite posts from the archives. Some of you might remember a time before Musical Pairings. This salad is still one of my favorites that I’ve … Continue reading

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Seared Tuna with Hawaiian Sea Salts and Heirloom Bean Salad

You might think, if you briefly glanced at our recipes index, that we largely subsist on a diet of soups, seared tuna, scallops and cookies. I’d like to convince you that this is not true…but not today. Today, I’m going … Continue reading

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Shaved Cucumber Salad with Red Onion and Herbs

One of my favorite gifts to give and receive is a great book. I haven’t always been a voracious reader–I’ve gone through cycles. In elementary school, I would lug bagfuls of books from the library–nothing too heavy, mentally, but enough … Continue reading

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Balsamic Beets and Greens with Oranges and Pecans

Beets are the shaggy, frumpy, rough around the edges type of vegetable that reminds me of a grumpy old history teacher. With awkward magenta lips and a cardigan that needs a lawn mower. But one that, once you get to … Continue reading

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Seared Ahi Tuna with Sesame Spring Avocado Salad

Seared Ahi Tuna is the sort of standard dish that you’ll find at any Asian-inspired restaurant, and it is one of my favorite things. Like a good piece of steak, ahi tuna requires very little cooking time (if any at … Continue reading

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