Category Archives: Salad

Warm French Lentils

I have these old old friends from way back when. David and Beth. They are wonderful, warm, lovely people. I was in their wedding. It’s true. My first foray into wedding life. Since I started

Valentine’s Day – Red Is For Beets

The first fabulous food event was on Valentine’s Day. A love and romance event with food of course as the party was hosted by my dear friend Victoria and her man Joel. The party was at

Virginia’s Wedding Shower

The bride to be was beaming and laughing. Her Mama was too. What could be better? All the girlfriends were here. The food was delicious (made by Marmalade – mostly) and the presents

Gingin’s Pre-Wedding Girlfriend Party With a Lovely Beet Salad

I haven’t written about Virginia Ripley yet. Our beloved Gingin. Family but not by blood. By love and affinity. We absolutely could not live without her in our lives. I met Virginia when

Thank You Ed! – Spicy Moroccan Carrot Salad

I’ve been on a vegetable dish experimentation binge for the past couple of weeks. I’ve made some good ones, some not so good ones – no bad ones. My family members and friends have

A Little Ditty And Nothing More. . .

Well . . . the word ‘chickpea’ comes from the Latin word “cicer. “ Why? Who knows. The word “Garbanzo” comes from old Spanish “garroba” or “algarroba.” Why? Who knows. And get this

Kale and Brussel Sprout Salad

I love kale and I want everyone I know to love it as much as I do so I frequently serve kale with the meal – whatever the meal might be…. The Texans came for brunch.  We had a frittata