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Kale, Grape & Walnut Salad and Lunch with Ellie Krieger at FNCE

Kale, Grape & Walnut Salad with Parmesan and Red Wine Vinaigrette

Now that tomato season has ended, we need a satisfying substitute for this quintessential salad ingredient. Fortunately, California grape season is in full swing, from late spring through December. I keep grapes on hand for snacking, but with their sweet, juicy pulp and …

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Recipe: Fresh Mozzarella with Tomato Coulis and Basil

Fresh Mozzarella with Tomato Coulis (caprese salad variation)

Italy, take me back. I dream of the day I’ll return for a visit and dine on oodles of freshly made pasta, sipping wine on a veranda overlooking rolling fields of vineyards.

Years ago in Tuscany, my husband and I …

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Recipe: Sundried Tomato-Basil Tuna Salad

Sun-dried Tomato Basil Tuna Salad

With record-breaking temperatures, it’s nice to have on hand the makings for a cool, crisp meal requiring only a bit of assembly. Whip up a double batch ahead of time to provide for delectable lunches and snacks to have on …

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Recipe: Penne Salad with Chickpeas, Feta & Summer Vegetables

Summer Pasta Salad with Chickpeas and Summer Vegetables

The contents of my fridge inspired this lunchtime recipe, but ingredients are easily interchangeable with whatever you have on hand. My version incorporates five different food groups, providing a balanced meal in itself. This salad tastes even better the next day as the …

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Steve’s Tuna Farfalle Salad with Bell Peppers & Olives

Steve’s Tuna Farfalle Salad with Bell Peppers & OlivesWhat to make with canned tuna, besides a classic tuna salad? This salad works well for cookouts, camping, and keeping a cool kitchen. The recipe is from my husband Steve’s mom adapted by him to make it healthier, with a few of my …

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Recipe & Giveaway: Tuscan Bread, Grilled Bell Pepper, and Tomato Salad (Panzanella)

Panzanella Bread Salad Recipe from James Peterson's Cookbook "Vegetables"

The first “serious” cookbook I ever bought was Sauces by James Peterson, a James Beard Cookbook of the Year. I was enrolled in the culinary basics boot camp in culinary school at the time, and was following the recommendation of the class …

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Recipe: Bibb Wedge Salad with Creamy Balsamic Blue Cheese Dressing

Bibb Wedge Salad with Creamy Balsamic Blue Cheese DressingOne of the biggest reasons we get into trouble when eating out are the larger than life portion sizes. Even if the ingredients in the dish are healthy, the menu item can contain twice as much energy (calories) as our …

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Vegan Edamame Mushroom Stir-Fry with Roasted Sesame Seeds Recipe

Vegan Edamame Mushroom Stir-Fry with and Sesame Seeds
Edamame, or young green soybeans, are wonderful eaten straight out of the pods, and I love them with Friday night sushi takeout. I buy shelled edamame for recipes to save prep time. My taste testers sampled this dish and …

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Taco Salad Entrée Recipe

Taco SaladI have an insatiable desire for Mexican food. The chips and guacamole. The smoky, sultry seasonings. The oozing melted cheese. But it can weigh you down if you opt for enchiladas and chiles rellenos all the time. I work taco …

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Tex-Mex Salad Recipe

Servings: 6

Prep time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

1 can black beans (15 oz), rinsed and drained

1 can garbanzo beans (15 oz), drained

1 can whole kernel corn (15.25 oz), drained

1⁄2 cup onion, finely diced

1 tbsp chopped fresh …

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