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Healthy, Flavorful Recipe: Winter Lettuces With Pomegranate Seeds

My colleagues and I love fresh produce – a natural partner for our oil. We love it so much, in fact, that when one colleague pulled up to the grocery checkout, the checker called him a rabbit for all the … Continue reading

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TV Chef Anne Burrell Gives Caesar Salad A Superfood Makeover

Caesar salad typically includes romaine lettuce and croutons paired with a dressing made from olive oil, lemon juice, raw egg, anchovies, and Parmesan cheese. TV celebrity chef Anne Burrell gives this legendary salad a flavorful, superfood makeover. Burrell, a Food … Continue reading

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A Farro Salad that Will Transport You to Italy’s Umbria Region

The first time we prepared farro we had to order it online. Local groceries weren’t selling this ancient form of wheat. That’s changed (thank goodness). And among the farro dishes we now want to make is the one featured here, … Continue reading

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A Salad Showcasing a Grain (Quinoa) the Incas Considered Sacred

Quinoa is a poster child for foods that tastes good and are good for you. It has an earthy, nutty taste and pairs well with a variety of flavors. Quinoa also is super nutritious and packs roughly as much protein … Continue reading

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Winning Salad Recipe: Mixed Greens, Fruit, Pecans w/ Gogonzola Vinaigrette

Maybe it’s Keith Mesch’s chemistry background. Or maybe it’s his well stocked pantry. It’s most likely a combination of the two, and more. Either way, Keith, an organic chemist, was the grand prize winner in our recent salad recipe contest. … Continue reading

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Fresh Creations: A Great Way to Make Use of Summer Squash

If you’re lucky and have zucchini or other summer squash growing in your garden, it’s a good bet you’ll need options for making use of your backyard bounty. And even if you don’t have a vegetable patch, the summer squash … Continue reading

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Fresh Creations: Expert Tips for Making Your Own Salads & Dressings

Salads are a great way to enjoy a good meal without heating up the kitchen, particularly during summer. They’re easy to make. And salads are a great vehicle for letting your creative energies run wild. To help you create your … Continue reading

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Fresh Creations: A Salad to Showcase “the Best Summer Fruit You Can Find”

Suzanne Goin’s fruit salad isn’t your ordinary fruit salad. Instead, the acclaimed Los Angeles chef takes what can sometimes be a ho-hum dish and kicks it up the quality scale several notches. She does so by creating a dressing made … Continue reading

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Fresh Creations: “Your basic big, fat Greek salad”

Choriatiki Salata (or horiatiki salata) has been dubbed “your basic big, fat Greek salad.” It’s a classic dish found at Greek restaurants. It’s also called Greek village salad. In addition to Greece, you’ll find this salad in various forms on … Continue reading

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Couscous Salad w/ Almonds, Raisins and Saffron Onions

Joyce Goldstein doesn’t mince words, particularly when it comes to Mediterranean cuisine. Take the time culinary legend Julia Child questioned Joyce’s embrace of the Mediterranean diet. “She was not impressed with it because it had such small portions of meat … Continue reading

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