Tag Archives: Wild Arugula

garden lettuce

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.

Fresh Start: Veggie Garden

Just in time for the new year, I’ve had the chance to plan and start a new veggie garden utilizing some of my hard-earned wisdom.

Meyer Lemon Salad Dressing

Meyer lemons are great for salad dressing as well. Here is one of the easiest dressing recipes I’ve ever done, and it has great crowd appeal. Even the children love it. It goes perfectly with all my leafy greens that are growing so well in the garden right now: mâche, butter lettuce, romaine lettuce, arugula, mesclun, and wild arugula. I simply trim a small amount of each to make my own “Valerie” salad mix—it’s the definition of fresh, and oh so delicious.