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Somen Salad… sort of

It’s spring, and therefore, time again for salads. I once had a salad like this at a potluck– I took the recipe from Just Jenn, but I made several changes to it, some on purpose, and some because I didn’t have the right ingredients and had to substitute. I made it like a mashup between [...]

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B4 Burger

I don’t like burgers. This is one of two pronouncements about my food preferences that inevitably shock people.* When I say this, most people think I’m a freak. “How can you not like burgers?” they ask in disbelief. I’ve never been a fan of ground beef in general. I don’t like its consistency. My stomach [...]

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Niçoise Salad

It’s been a recent tradition of mine to usher in the spring with a colorful salad. The niçoise salad is one of my favorites (a poetic recipe can be found here), so when I saw a version on Bellini Valli’s site, more than burnt toast, I knew I had to make it. Some changes I [...]

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Iris got this from an employee of hers.  “It’s fast, cheap and good!” she says (adding with a sarcastic grin, “Much like me!”)   She also says with absolutely no hesitation that it’s much much better than the Empress’ Caesar Salad dressing. I don’t necessarily agree with that, but I’ll be damned if I’m going pass [...]

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The Empress’ Caesar Salad

serves 6 The Empress retrieved this recipe from a restaurant in Cancun, Mexico, where it was mixed at her table without measurements, straight from bottles and jars.  She has refined it through long practice to a high art.  She claims to have traded it for others all over the world.  Do not question the veracity [...]

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