Tag Archives: Olive Oil

orange and cucumbers

Marcella Hazan and her Orange and Cucumber Salad

On Sunday, the incredible Marcella Hazan passed away. I would be remiss if I didn’t acknowledge all she gave to the culinary world here on the blog. Marcella’s cookbooks line my shelves, just like so many other cooks.

finished salad

Perfect Sherry Vinaigrette

It sort of surprises me now, but from a young age (I think I was about eight) my mom always let me make the salad dressing for dinner. It was usually some variation of Italian, sometimes creamy, sometimes not, but it always made me feel important.