Category: Salads

Fall in Love with this Arugula, Goat Cheese and Shrimp Salad with Balsamic Dressing

Fall in Love with this Arugula, Goat Cheese and Shrimp Salad with Balsamic Dressing

This is a winning team of ingredients, my friends! The peppery arugula is the perfect foundation for the creamy goat cheese and shrimp, and the balsamic dressing ties it all together like a bow on a birthday present.

Call It Louis or Call It Louie? Either Way, It’s a Great Summer Salad

Call It Louis or Call It Louie? Either Way, It’s a Great Summer Salad

Crab Louie is a perfect summer salad, but you don’t have to stop at crab – other seafood like plank-grilled salmon or shrimp are just as good.

The “Eat More Vegetables” Campaign: Grilled Vegetable Salad with Mozzarella and Golden Raisins

The “Eat More Vegetables” Campaign: Grilled Vegetable Salad with Mozzarella and Golden Raisins

The sweetness of the golden raisins and the balsamic vinegar are a perfect foil for the earthiness of the grilled vegetables and garlic, and the crunch of the romaine alongside the creamy mozzarella pearls provides a nice textural balance. This dish is a easy stunner.

A Wedgeless Wedge Salad, the Glover Gardens Way

A Wedgeless Wedge Salad, the Glover Gardens Way

An updated recipe for the traditional steakhouse-style wedge salad, made all the more glorious with a balsamic reduction sauce to complement the blue cheese.

Root Vegetable Salad with 3-1-2 Balsamic Honey Dijon Dressing

Root Vegetable Salad with 3-1-2 Balsamic Honey Dijon Dressing

Root vegetables are crunchy superstars when paired with the tangy Balsamic Honey Dijon dressing: a healthy, high-fiber salad.

Cool Off in the Hot Summer with Salmon Louie Salad

Cool Off in the Hot Summer with Salmon Louie Salad

This salmon-based version of the traditional Crab Louie is a cool but surprisingly hearty summer salad.

Chipotle Chicken Salad

Chipotle Chicken Salad

Quick and easy Chipotle Chicken Salad is a great for a tailgate party while also being a foodie-worthy appetizer.

5 Flavors Kale and Nut Butter Salad with Pineapple, Almonds and Tomatoes

5 Flavors Kale and Nut Butter Salad with Pineapple, Almonds and Tomatoes

The five basic flavors – bitter, salty, sour, sweet and umami – are highlighted in this Kale and Nut Butter Salad with Pineapple, Almonds and Tomatoes.

Warm and Yummy First Course: Toasted Goat Cheese Salad

Warm and Yummy First Course: Toasted Goat Cheese Salad

A perfect salad for the autumn table.

Zucchini Salad

Zucchini Salad

Well gee, I didn’t know this was a thing. Zucchini ribbons tossed with olive oil and other goodies, in a salad. La Traviata in Austin, you taught me something.

Lemony and Super-Quick Avocado, Tomato and Cucumber Salad

Lemony and Super-Quick Avocado, Tomato and Cucumber Salad

It only takes a few minutes to make this lemony, quick avocado salad, which tastes best with artisan olive oil bought from your local farmer’s market. The salad is a perfect side for a Sandwich Wednesday panini.

Throw-Down Side: Quick and Easy Black Bean Salad

Throw-Down Side: Quick and Easy Black Bean Salad

Sometimes we need a super-quick, super-easy side dish.  Here’s one you can make in 5 minutes, if you have Pico de Gallo on hand.  I make it when I’m serving a meal that already requires the brightness of fresh Pico.  The Grill-Meister says that Pico de […]

Business Trip Culinary Pleasures

Business Trip Culinary Pleasures

Traveling brings new culinary pleasures and validates existing ones.


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