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Kale salad5

Kale salad with Bacon

In Dinners, Gardening On April 13, 2015 0 Comments

“Do I see bacon? If so, you should include that in the title; bacon sells everything.”—a loyal fan/one of my best friends. I harvested all of the kale… Read More »

chicken coleslaw6

Asian inspired coleslaw

In Dinners On January 6, 2015 1 Comment

People often ask me what to do with cabbage. It’s sort of a boring vegetable that most of us don’t keep on hand like we do with carrots… Read More »

For this one I prepared some whole wheat spaghetti noodles in advance. I par boiled or blanched the snow peas and carrots. Sliced fresh red bell pepper and green onions. The dressing was a mixture of apple cider vinegar, sesame seed oil, powdered ginger, garlic, red chili pepper flakes, soy sauce, sesame seeds, and

The perfect “other” salad and how to dress it.

In Dinners, Gardening On July 11, 2014 0 Comments

Move over lettuce, you are no longer the star of the show!

fried eggplant

Eggplant and Tomato salad (a recipe from Central Asia)

In Dinners On January 17, 2014 0 Comments

When I traveled to Kyrgyzstan several years ago I paid close attention to the meals I was served, so that I could make the comfort foods of home… Read More »


Zippy, Zesty, Savory Coleslaw

In Dinners On June 18, 2013 1 Comment

Begin by washing and shredding your green (or purple) cabbage. I had made stir fry earlier in the week, so I had 3/4 of a large cabbage leftover…. Read More »

Pasta Fruit Salad 2

Pasta Fruit Salad

In Breakfast, Desserts On May 22, 2013 2 Comments

For a variation to a fruit salad, try adding some cooked pasta. It adds an interesting texture as well as adding some protein and nutrients, forming more of… Read More »


The Yarden’s First Harvest of the Season

In Gardening, Kid-Friendly On April 7, 2013 0 Comments

The winter here in Seattle was mild. We had about 2 weeks of freezing temps and less precipitation than normal and no snow. My Garden which is in… Read More »

tri color salad

Apple Beet Carrot Salad

In Dinners, Gardening, Kid-Friendly, Snacks On March 21, 2013 0 Comments

What I love most about this salad is the color! I adore this combination of colors. So bright, fun, beautiful, and natural. My camera doesn’t quite capture the… Read More »

apple curry salad

Curried Chicken and Apple salad

In Dinners, Snacks On March 3, 2013 0 Comments

I prepare every meal for my family of 3, every day. Packing lunch boxes with dinner leftovers does get boring sometimes and reheating soups and casseroles is a… Read More »


Warm Crab Salad

In Dinners, Kid-Friendly On January 14, 2013 0 Comments

This salad can certainly be eaten cold, but my husband likes hot foods and hot meals, especially in the winter. I had a package of imitation crab meat,… Read More »