Category Archives: Salads

T-Bone Fiorentina with Skillet New Potatoes

T-bone Fiorentina is an Italian classic- a thick-cut t-bone seasoned aggressively with garlic, rosemary, salt and pepper and grilled over charcoal.  The traditional dish calls for a massive steak- 2 1/2″-3″ thick.  It makes for an incredible meal, but it’s … Continue reading

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Napa cabbage slaw

This post is a bit out of order- I probably made this dish 4 or 5 weeks ago.  We got some Napa cabbage from our CSA, and I left is sit for about a week before figuring out what to … Continue reading

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Sbarro salad

This salad is ridiculously simple. It’s a MUCH better version of the tomato and cucumber salad available at mall food courts throughout the country. Nothing more than chunks of peeled cucumber and wedges of fresh garden tomatoes, garnished with oregano … Continue reading

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Making use of CSA produce

On Sunday afternoon, I realized that we still had a fair amount of CSA produce left, with a new delivery coming the next day.  After a surprisingly easy day of cleanup after the party, we made the following dinner. They … Continue reading

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CSA time!

Last week, we signed up for an organic produce delivery service. I don’t think it’s a true CSA, as the produce is not all locally sourced, but it should introduce some new vegetables to our household, if nothing else. We … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Sunday

We celebrated the Super Bowl with a slightly unconventional menu: Stuffed turkey breast Spice-rubbed roast chicken Fennel salad Spaghetti with bacon and onions Chocolate pecan pie The turkey breast turned out well. I stuffed it with Italian sausage and some … Continue reading

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Quail Dinner

Alex and I went quail hunting on Sunday.  He has been with me once before as an observer, but this was his first day to actually hunt.  I was VERY proud of him.  he was safe, courteous, and respectful, and … Continue reading

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