Tag Archives: Salads

Wild Rice Stuffing with Sausage and Wild Mushrooms

Note to self: Make this wild rice stuffing all year long. It went great with the turkey on Thanksgiving, but it stands on its own as well. Stuffing is one of my favorite parts of the Thanksgiving meal so giving … Continue reading

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Salad of Chicories, Celery, Dates, Pecans, and Pomegranate

This may actually be the perfect Autumn Salad. It’s an adaptation of the Persimmon, Pomegranate, and Pecan Salad my mother makes at Thanksgiving and it’s always one of my favorite items on the table. I changed it up this year … Continue reading

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Crispy Polenta with Wild Mushrooms and Arugula

To round out our book club experience with bison meatballs, I wanted to make sure I had a vegetarian dish for the vegetarians amongst us. While Empire of the Summer Moon chronicles the rise and fall of the Comanches specifically, other … Continue reading

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Watermelon, Tomato, and Feta Salad

Watermelons are amazing right now. All the melons at the farmers’ markets are. I love Two Happy Children for their watermelons, both yellow and red, as well as amazing white and orange fleshed melons, and Farmer John of Engel Farms … Continue reading

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Seared Peach and Grilled Chicken Salad

I’m back off the sugar truck and have been craving salads. Maybe that has something to do with the 2 nights in a row of fries for dinner and other foods that should not be consumed as a meal (or … Continue reading

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Roasted Cauliflower with Raisins, Capers, and Almonds. Yes.

I am very particular about how I like my cauliflower. I used to like it if my mom roasted it with butter, breadcrumbs, and cheese. I still only liked the small pieces that were doused in the topping, but I … Continue reading

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Thai Cucumber Salad

I was craving a little Tom Kha Gai and decided to make a side dish of sweet and slightly spicy cucumbers to go along with it. I’d say it was a success and had a nice cooling effect after eating … Continue reading

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Oh Larb, I Love You

It’s true. I love Larb, Laarb, Lap. A few years ago, I went to visit my little brother while he was living and working in Cambodia. It was right after I finished graduate school so I had some serious time … Continue reading

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Parsley Salad Dressing for Joe’s Greens

I’ve been off salad lately. Maybe I’m just not so into the lettuces these days- what few options we have between seasons. But as it becomes cooler outside, my favorite salad pusher at the SFC Farmers’ Market, Joe of Austin … Continue reading

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Cooling Fall Salad: Jicama, Apple, and Cucumber

Here in Austin, Texas it may be well into fall but we’re still experiencing days with highs in the 80s. It’s early November and it was just a few weeks ago that we put in our fall garden. After a … Continue reading

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