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autumn soba

Autumnal Sesame Soba

   Take sesame dressed chilled soba into the fall by adding some heartier ingredients like delicata squash, chicken and red cabbage. I will start this off with the usual disclaimer that I am in no way, shape, or form saying this some traditional, authentic recipes from any cuisine. I will […]

Bookmaker Salad

Ingredients: for the dressing: 3 tablespoons finely grated parmesan 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil tiny pinch salt freshly ground black pepper for the salad: 2 heads romaine lettuce, chopped 1-pint cherry tomatoes, halved (I used an heirloom mix) 1/3 cup large Spanish pimento-stuffed olives […]

Lemon Sesame Tuna & Chickpea Orzo Salad

Ingredients: for the salad: 8 oz dried orzo, cooked to package instructions and drained 1 stalk celery, sliced 1 bunch green onions, diced 3 3-oz pouches Safe Catch Elite Wild Tuna 15-oz canned chickpeas, drained 3 oz crumbled feta 1/4 cup roughly chopped Italian parsley 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced […]

Autumn Salad with Cornbread Croutons

Ingredients: for the croutons: a few slices day-old cornbread (I used this country ham cornbread), cut into bite-sized cubes 2-3 tablespoons olive oil for the salad: 1/3 cup toasted walnut pieces* 3 small-medium roasted beets, chopped 1 cooked chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 stalk celery, sliced 1 small red […]

Fig and Delicata Squash Salad

for the squash: 1 delicata squash, sliced into 1/4 inch half-moons, seeds reserved 1 tablespoon fennel pollen salt freshly ground black pepper canola oil for the seeds: 1/2 cup raw delicata seeds, rinsed clean 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon fine salt 1/2 […]

Umami Lovers Salad

Ingredients: 4 oz smoked salmon, cut into bite-sized pieces 8 oz watercress 2 roasted beets, sliced 2 6 1/2 minute eggs, halved 3/4 lb thin asparagus, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 pint mixed cherry tomatoes, halved 2 “baby” cucumbers, sliced into coins dressing: 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons […]