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A Cherry Tomato Salad With Burrata & Pesto Worthy Of Father’s Day

Our colleague Roger was vacationing in southern Italy a few years back when he and his family sampled burrata. They bought this luscious Italian cheese – a fresh ball of mozzarella filled with curds and cream – from a local … Continue reading

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Arugula-Avocado Salad w/ “Out Of This World” Tangy-Sweet Vinaigrette

Food blogger Jennifer Farley has a strong opinion about bottled dressings. “There is absolutely no reason to ever purchase a bottled salad dressing,” she declares. “They’re usually full of weird ingredients that aren’t part of a healthy diet.” Farley notes … Continue reading

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Good Morning, Day, Or Night: Skillet-Baked Eggs w/ Blistered Tomatoes

We’re all about meals that can be brought together quickly, deliver lots of flavor, and can be served morning, day or night. These skillet-baked eggs with “blistered” cherry tomatoes are such a dish. Personally, we like to enjoy them for … Continue reading

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A Quinoa, Apricot and Arugula Salad With A Moroccan Kick

Among blogger Jeanine Donofrio’s favorite salad ingredients: quinoa, chickpeas, almonds, avocados and dried fruit – along with fresh lemon juice, honey, and cumin. Her quinoa, apricot and arugula salad, featured here, have them all! (Click here to see featured recipe.) … Continue reading

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Better Than Store-Bought Stuff: Homemade Honey Mustard Salad Dressing

Food blogger Barbara Kiebel says friends have asked her to bottle the salad dressing she recently whipped up. “I decided to make a new version of a Honey Mustard Salad Dressing using olive oil instead of mayonnaise,” she writes in … Continue reading

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A Flank Steak & Tomato Salad To Mark Memorial Day And Grilling Season

Memorial Day kicks off the traditional start of the picnic and grilling seasons. And the grilled flank steak salad featured here would be a great way to mark the occasion. (Click here to see the recipe.) Award-winning food writer Georgeanne Brennan notes … Continue reading

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A Salad Bacon Lovers Will Swoon Over + Tips For Making Your Own Salads

Here’s a salad that bacon lovers will swoon over – though you don’t have to love bacon to appreciate this salad. In fact, it’s a potpourri of flavors, in addition to crispy bacon: lettuce, quinoa, fennel, apple, carrot, almonds and … Continue reading

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Celebrate Wild Salmon Season With Grilled Salmon Salad

May marks the return of the wild salmon season, beginning with sockeye. And the grilled salmon salad featured here would be a great way to mark the occasion. (Click here to see featured recipe.) This colorful salad pairs salmon with … Continue reading

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Flavor = Sesame, Roasted Almond, Avocado & Spinach Salad

We make our own salad dressings rather than go with bottled dressings. We know the ingredients. They’re fresh. And, all modesty aside, we know the main ingredients – including the olive oil – are good quality. As blogger Erin Alderson … Continue reading

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Boost Ordinary Potato Salad Up A Notch With Ripe Avocados

We love California avocados! They’re delicious, healthy, and pair well with extra virgin olive oil and many other foods. Plus, they’re in season. In the dish featured here, ripe, creamy avocados kick ordinary potato salad up a significant notch. (Click … Continue reading

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