Soups and Salads

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  • August Harvest Salad (ME)

    Posted on Aug 30th, 2011

    This time of the summer you'll find a plethora of tomatoes and peppers in your garden and at the farmers market. Those fresh veggies combined with…

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    Cold Asparagus Salad (ME)

    Posted on Sep 16th, 2011

    This little salad is crisp, tangy and the perfect accompaniment to a heavier dinner when you're too tired of lettuce and spinach salads. The…

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    Creamy Chicken Potato Soup

    Posted on Mar 23rd, 2011

    This soup is super easy to make, especially if you have some leftover roasted chicken and veggies from the night before. The roasted chicken and…

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    Cucumber Tomato Salad with Miso Vinaigrette

    Posted on Sep 8th, 2013

    Today I pulled up the last of my summer vegetable garden to make way for a Fall planting. As a result I had 32 tomatoes, some Cucumbers and other…

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    Dill Roasted Potato Salad (ME)

    Posted on Jun 26th, 2011

    Potato salad is a Southern staple in the Summer for picnics and BBQs. And who doesn't love a good dill pickle as part of their Summer feast? Dill is,…

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    Edamame, Corn and Bok Choy Salad

    Posted on Jun 11th, 2013

    If you haven't had Edamame or Bok Choy you're missing out on some tasty, Asian inspired eats. Edamame are young, green soybeans and Bok Choy is a…

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    End of Summer Market Soup

    Posted on Sep 22nd, 2011

    The last day of Summer is here and now is the time to enjoy all of the late Summer veggies available at the Farmers Market. This past Saturday I…

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    Fresh Herb and Berry Salad (ME)

    Posted on Jul 20th, 2011

    This tangy, spicy salad is not for the faint of heart. You must truly love fresh herbs to enjoy the complex flavors that will dance across your…

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    Garlic Roasted Cauliflower Soup

    Posted on Feb 17th, 2012

    Nothing is as comforting in the cool winter months as a steaming bowl of soup filled with your favorite veggies. This garlicky burst of cauliflower…

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    Healing Superfood Soup to Speed Recovery from a Common Cold

    Posted on Feb 4th, 2013

    In the cold of winter it is quite common to catch a little sniffle or two. However, eating the right foods can help boost immunity, lead you down a…

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    Heirloom Bean Salad (ME)

    Posted on Jun 23rd, 2011

    I am fascinated with heirloom seeds and vegetables. There are so many vast and unique varieties just waiting to be loved and tasted. In particular,…

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    Honey Bourbon Butternut Squash Soup

    Posted on Oct 11th, 2011

    This soup tastes like the perfect Fall day. And the salty beer cheese croutons (which I also recommend for about any soup, particularly tomato)…

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    Honey Roasted Pear Salad with Goat Cheese (ME)

    Posted on Mar 30th, 2011

    If you love roasted pears, goat cheese, or both this salad is divine! It takes minimal time to prepare and tastes like something out of a gourmet…

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    Italian Antipasti Pasta Salad

    Posted on Jun 22nd, 2011

    My favorite styles of food in the world are American Southern and Italian. I spent a month in Italy roaming the streets and taking a cooking class…

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    Kale Salad with Pumpkin Ginger Dressing

    Posted on Oct 26th, 2013

    Kale has become one of my favorite vegetables over the past year. The health benefits are endless - Kale is high in Calcium, Antioxidants, Iron,…

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    Kentucky Derby Recipes: Mint Julep Fruit Salad

    Posted on May 4th, 2013

    Being a Louisville native, I absolutely love and adore the first Saturday in May, The Kentucky Derby. This year the weather happens to be a little…

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    Lemony Waldorf Salad

    Posted on Feb 23rd, 2012

    This Waldorf Salad is healthier than your standard version with Lemon and Greek Yogurt in place of the heavy mayonnaise of traditional versions…

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    Loaded Potato Salad

    Posted on Feb 10th, 2012

    Potatoes, Cheese, Bacon, Chives, Salt, Pepper - is there anything better? I think not. This dish is a simple combination of favorites used in a baked…

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    Peach, Avocado and Bok Choy Salad

    Posted on Aug 8th, 2013

    Bok Choy is one of my new favorite vegetables this year, and I always ensure to keep it stocked in my fridge. I do prefer Bok Choy fresh and crisp in…

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    Pineapple Coleslaw

    Posted on Jun 28th, 2012

    There is nothing like a little sweet and tangy to compliment the salty dishes at a cookout. Cool, classic salads are a must on warm days filled with…

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    Plum Roasted Chicken Salad

    Posted on Jun 20th, 2011

    This simple chicken salad has just enough sweetness to offset the saltiness and texture of the succulent roasted chicken. Celery, Cranberries and…

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    Potato Leek Soup with Beer Braised Cabbage

    Posted on Mar 14th, 2012

    Potatoes, Cabbage and Beer are essential elements of Irish cooking and this lovely soup recipe brings them all together for a tasty bite on a chilly…

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    Pumpkin Squash Soup

    Posted on Nov 10th, 2011

    Pumpkin, one of my favorite foods in the world. I may just buy up all the spare pie pumpkins this season to make as much fresh pumpkin puree as…

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    Roasted Garlic Gazpacho (ME)

    Posted on Jul 13th, 2011

    Gazpacho is a traditional Spanish dish of cold cucumber and tomato soup. It is tasty and simple and perfect for a steamy summer day. I make my…

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    Simple Spring Green Salad

    Posted on Apr 29th, 2012

    Spring has sprung and is mostly gone, at least for those of us in the South. The heat came early this year, beaming down in wonderful rays of…

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    Simple Tomato and Avocado Salad (ME)

    Posted on May 27th, 2011

    It is Memorial Day weekend which means BBQs with tasty meats, baked beans, corn on the cob and assortments of fresh salads. This little salad is…

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    Sweet & Savory Strawberry Salad

    Posted on May 15th, 2012

    The beauty of salads filled with fresh Spring ingredients is their simplicity, and this little strawberry salad is no exception. The sweetness of the…

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    The Great Vegan Bean Book Review and Tomato White Bean Soup

    Posted on Oct 20th, 2013

    One of the great things about being a food writer is meeting other amazing people whose purpose and passion is centered around food. One of the…

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    Tomato Basil Salad (Caprese) 4 Ways (ME)

    Posted on Aug 2nd, 2011

    Sometimes I take the basics for granted. For the past month I've been reveling in the sheer joy of fresh tomatoes and basil from my garden. I've made…

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    Vignole – Italian Spring Vegetable Soup

    Posted on May 20th, 2013

    Vignole, loosely translated, means a "celebration of spring" and this lovely light and savory soup is just that. Filled with young, tender, green…

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    Whole Grain Chili with Bittersweet Chocolate

    Posted on Oct 30th, 2011

    This is a hearty, healthy chili for those cool Fall nights and even colder Winter nights. There are a few ingredients in this mix that may surprise…

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    Wilted Beet Green Salad

    Posted on Jun 4th, 2012

    Growing up I often ate dinners of warm spinach salads my step father would cook in his cast iron skillet with salty bacon and a few eggs. It became…

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    Zesty Quinoa Bean Salad

    Posted on May 21st, 2014

    This salad takes Quinoa, a plant based complete protein, and pairs it with protein rich legumes and zesty Lime and Cayenne Pepper to create a tangy…

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