Tag Archives: salads

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Lunch Box Lowdown

How do you know when summer is really over? When it’s time to tackle the lunch box…again.

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For the Love of Lettuces (Creamy French Dressing)

It is so easy to grow great greens on your porch or in your garden. Show them off with this delicious, creamy dressing. It’s mustardy alternative to a Caesar that works well with crispy greens like butterhead or romaine.

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Spiced Nuts

Spiced nuts are so easy to make and add awesome flavor and texture—they’re an instant upgrade for your salads, soups and cocktail hour.

thousand island burger

Thousand Island Dressing

Hello from upstate New York! We are here visiting family and are right next to the thousand islands—so, it’s only fitting to share this great little recipe for thousand island dressing.

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Cool Kids Cook: Orange Balsamic Dressing

My segment with “Cool Kids Cook!” is airing today 4:00 pm PST on VoiceAmerica’s Kids Channel. Tune in to hear my chat with Eliana about engaging kids in the garden and kitchen, with delicious and fun results.

Maili’s Orzo Arugula Salad

Maili says that this recipe is very forgiving. You can toss in whatever you want, in whatever amounts, but the most important ingredient is the sautéed onions.