Instructables: exploring - food - salad - featured Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:53:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 Beer Salad Dressing
Beer Salad Dressing - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sonia Thomas This is a simple, quick and delicious salad dressing with the main ingredient being BEER ;) This salad dressing has a slight sweetness, tang and great aroma. Hope you like it :) Ingredients required to prepare Beer Salad dressing Olive Oil - 3 tbspShallots - finely chopped 1/2 cupGarlic - 1 clove...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:12:42 PDT
Quinoa Salad with Watermelon and Lemon Chevril Vinaigrette
Quinoa Salad with Watermelon and Lemon Chevril Vinaigrette - More DIY How To Projects]]> acoens I got the idea for this watermelon | chevril challenge entry from a delicious lunch I had at 10 Barrel Brew Pub in Bend, OR. I had been on a search for something with great produce to add fresh watermelon and decided the quinoa base with the nice tangy punches of lemon and feta would be a great summ...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:02:56 PDT
Watermelon Salad with Parma Ham, Quick Pickled Watermelon Rind and Parmigiano-Reggiano
Watermelon Salad with Parma Ham, Quick Pickled Watermelon Rind and Parmigiano-Reggiano - More DIY How To Projects]]> chalait_matcha Couple years ago I took a trip with my family to Italy and one of my favorite dishes from the trip was Prosciutto e Melone. The pairing of sweet juicy cantaloupe with the smoky cured salty ham strikes the perfect balance. I also love the simplicity of this dish, it just goes to show quality ingredie...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:41:32 PDT
Fresh Veggie Tart
Fresh Veggie Tart - More DIY How To Projects]]> sharyun If you're on a healthy eating path, fresh veggies have a regular appearance in your daily routine. With this recipe you can mix it up and serve your salad in the form of a savory tart!This tart is filled with simply fresh and juicy tomato slices stacked on a mixture of colorful veggies like chickpea...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 14:07:36 PDT
Raw Swordfish Asian Salad
Raw Swordfish Asian Salad - More DIY How To Projects]]> chrismo Hello again Instructables, I'm back...with food!About this dishI lived and worked in Chicago for about 2 years a little while back as a food microbiologist doing testing for food companies or research. Some of the interesting research I was involved in was shelf life studies and challenge studies wh...
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Sun, 25 May 2014 07:04:54 PDT
CUCUMBER NOODLES - More DIY How To Projects]]> rajinder kaur This is one of my favorite recipes to have in summers. Its delicious, healthy and low fat. And tastes best when chilled. Ingredients 1 medium size cucumber1 small carrot1 small tomato2 lemons and zest from 1 lemon1 cup coconut milk1/2 cup cashew nuts 1 tbsp coriander leaves1 tsp ginger-garlic pas...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 07:56:54 PDT
Squash Ceviche with Blueberries from
Squash Ceviche with Blueberries from - More DIY How To Projects]]> lhowerton-hastings Raw and vegan, but with incredible texture and flavor. Who doesn't want a healthier side dish option that uses all the best flavors of the season? This recipe is featured at along with more recipes like this o...
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Sun, 25 May 2014 16:31:59 PDT
Purple Goddess Dressing
Purple Goddess Dressing - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheVeganPixie I'm not actually a fan of salad dressings. Salads, I think, always seem to taste great just as they are. So for me to create a salad dressing, and rave about it, is not only incredibly rare - but it has to be something special.You've all probably heard of Green Goddess dressing. That rich, creamy, h...
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Fri, 9 May 2014 16:05:15 PDT
Exotic Garden Pesto
Exotic Garden Pesto - More DIY How To Projects]]> kelleymarie A fast, easy, and delicious exotic nasturtium pesto recipe that takes advantage of your spring and fall gardens after the basil is long gone and before it pops up again! Traditional pesto is made form basil leaves and toasted pine nuts, but pesto lovers and crafty kitchen folk are getting more inve...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 09:29:51 PDT
Kale and Quinoa Salad
Kale and Quinoa Salad - More DIY How To Projects]]> Danger is my middle name I had a kale and quinoa salad at a restaurant last weekend and I wanted to try to recreate it in my own kitchen, so here was my first attempt! It turned out pretty well, if I do say so myself. Ingredients For this salad, I used one package of quinoa, one bunch of kale, a package of cranberries an...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 13:15:56 PDT
Fried Tofu Cubes
Fried Tofu Cubes - More DIY How To Projects]]> tqwerty These little tofu cubes are the perfect garnish for salads, soups, or even to eat on their own as a snack. Tofu First off grab your tofu, firm or extra-firm works best. Cut it into small cubes with a sharp knife. Blot it with a paper towel to remove excess moisture. Tip: Store the leftover tofu...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 10:16:08 PST
Israeli Couscous with Mango and Cucumber
Israeli Couscous with Mango and Cucumber - More DIY How To Projects]]> bobcatsteph3 I love this salad. I've enjoyed mango salsa with fish and chicken, pitas and tortilla chips, pairing it with Israeli (pearl) couscous for a stand alone salad makes a wonderful side dish, a good lunch meal, or a satisfying snack, morning or night.  When a mango is ripe (just gentle to the touch), I ...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 10:08:08 PST
Crispy Cheese Bowls
Crispy Cheese Bowls - More DIY How To Projects]]> leftmusing I was eating a grilled cheese the other day and got some of that grilled crispiness on the outside and thought, I just want more of that and only that. So I cooked up some cheese and made it into bowls for the game. These are super simple crispy cheese bowls to make any salad just that much unhealth...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 13:38:56 PST
Ensalada Pelirroja Enojada - Raw Carrot Salad
Ensalada Pelirroja Enojada - Raw Carrot Salad - More DIY How To Projects]]> wizgirl How do you make a salad rich? Add 24 carrots. For better (obscene) carrot jokes, checkout this website. Carrots are amazingly good for you. They may lower your risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer and improve your eye health. This recipe calls for an entire pound of these beauties. Throw in so...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 09:59:06 PST
Popeye's Revenge - Raw Spinach Salad
Popeye's Revenge - Raw Spinach Salad - More DIY How To Projects]]> wizgirl You may have enjoyed one too many cookies and far too many cocktails over the holiday season. It's time to flush some of that junk from your system. This salad is loaded with SUPERFOODS.... Ohhhhh, SUPERFOODS! The Goods 1/2 lb spinach 1/2 lemon 2 cloves garlic 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oi...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 13:22:43 PST
How to Candy Pecans
How to Candy Pecans - More DIY How To Projects]]> amalkhan Candied pecans make an amazing addition to any food: as garnishing on desserts, in salads, or just plain, these nuts pack a punch! Their versatility make them quite popular. Who doesn't enjoy a good pecan? Now roast them, add butter and brown sugar, and you've got yourself pecan crack! Also known a...
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 11:42:31 PST
thanksgiving salad
thanksgiving salad - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessyratfink This salad is an nice way to get more fruits and veggies on Thanksgiving. :D Plus, it's super tasty and incredibly quick to put together. The ingredients might seem like a strange mix, but they go perfectly together! Oh, and did I mention Thanksgiving salad includes bacon? Cause it does. Ingred...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 00:42:20 PST
Caprese with a Swampy Twist
Caprese with a Swampy Twist - More DIY How To Projects]]> ShrimpSaladCircus I've decided to stick with the adult party theme for the rest of this particular Halloween season, so today's tutorial is a scummy, creepy twist on a classic Italian appetizer: caprese salad. Whip this up for your guests, and it's sure to be the most impressive thing at the party! The basil comes i...
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 10:37:45 PDT
Shaved Fennel and Apple Salad garnishrecipes Shaved fennel and apple salad is a sweet and savory summer salad. The sweet, tart pink lady apples complement the licorice flavor of the thinly shaved fennel. A white nectarine and fennel dressing accompanies the salad. Raspberries and pecans add an additional sweetness and crunch. Shaved Fennel an...
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Wed, 21 Aug 2013 13:55:48 PDT
Bacon Salad
Bacon Salad - More DIY How To Projects]]> bexeyslayer Looking for a bacon salad where the main ingredient is bacon, and not something the bacon once ate?  If so, this is the recipe for you.  We have approached bacon salad with the same regards as ham or chicken salad.  Through trial and error we have found the right ingredients to highlight the flavor ...
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Sun, 18 Aug 2013 14:13:03 PDT
arugula salad jessyratfink Arugula salad is a dead simple side dish to make - it's perfect for when you're feeling lazy or would like to feel fancy for a moment. :D I like arugula much more than lettuce because it had loads more flavor. I make this salad all the time, it's my go-to when I realize all I've planned is to cook ...
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Tue, 23 Jul 2013 16:34:39 PDT
Texas Caviar - The Most Simple, Delicious, and Healthy Dip/Side Ever
Texas Caviar - The Most Simple, Delicious, and Healthy Dip/Side Ever - More DIY How To Projects]]> DrRhodes With summer in full swing, now is the time to take advantage of  the the fantastic sun ripened produce that is readily available. In this Instructable I will demonstrate how to make a true crows pleaser that is not only simple and delicious but also very healthy and extremely versatile: Texas Cavi...
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 08:16:49 PDT
couscous salad jessyratfink Couscous salad is one of my go-to sides. It takes about 20 minutes including prep and all! You can also mix up the vegetables and seasonings so it will go nicely with whatever else you've made for dinner. I'm using Israeli (also called pearl) couscous for this salad - it's my favorite type, and I f...
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Tue, 2 Apr 2013 14:30:47 PDT
Bacon Cheese Bowls
Bacon Cheese Bowls - More DIY How To Projects]]> crapsoup Why use a real bowl, when you can use a fat-tastic one! Things You Will Need Bacon (I used turkey bacon) Cheese: Parmesan, Dubliner, or Romano ( I used Parmesan & Dubliner) Garlic powder & black pepper (optional) Non-stick parchment paper (Not wax paper) Baking sheet Food processor Prep Work ...
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Thu, 28 Mar 2013 14:41:59 PDT
Curried Egg Salad
Curried Egg Salad - More DIY How To Projects]]> Chef Somer Boiled eggs have always been a favorite of mine. The ultimate healthy fast food, portable, and filling. Growing up my dad always looked forward to Easter because he knew that there would be an abundance of boiled eggs to eat. His favorite way to eat them was to cut them into wedges, then top them wi...
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Sun, 4 Nov 2012 18:03:18 PST
Cooking Lesson: 3-Course Italian Meal! TheDailyDIY Time to cook! Last week, we shopped for everything we’ll need to make a classic three-course Italian meal for our dinner party. The key here is to go basic: a little olive oil and a few fresh ingredients go a long way in creating a delicious evening. Follow S.Pellegrino’s recipes for a primo, a seco...
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Mon, 15 Oct 2012 09:02:21 PDT
Mango and Black Bean Quinoa Salad
Mango and Black Bean Quinoa Salad - More DIY How To Projects]]> taransa Recently I visited a very good friend of mine for a week. It was awesome to get to try recipes that were new to me, and there was one in particular that I couldn't leave without a copy of - mango and black bean quinoa salad. I enjoyed her version, but I thought it needed a little something ... extra...
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Thu, 13 Sep 2012 20:31:21 PDT
Raw Kale Salad
Raw Kale Salad - More DIY How To Projects]]> JFabor Have some extra kale growing in your garden?  Head outside and pick a bunch, then turn your super nutritious cooking green into a raw and tasty Amino packed super salad with a few simple ingredients. Gather Supplies and Prepare Ingredients Begin your salad by gathering your supplies. Ingredients...
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Tue, 11 Sep 2012 13:13:10 PDT
Pink Salad Hack42Moem Here's a summer favourite of mine. I think it's mainly a Dutch recipe,  but I may have made that up. If you think that apple and pickled herring should never meet on the same plate, then this is not for you. If you have an open mind to such pairings, read on... For use as a main meal for two people...
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Sat, 7 Jul 2012 01:34:00 PDT
Spinach, Feta, Roasted Bell Peppers Pasta Salad - Back to School
Spinach, Feta, Roasted Bell Peppers Pasta Salad - Back to School - More DIY How To Projects]]> weekofmenus Every year, at the beginning of school, my life is hectic.  I'm scrambling with school supplies, trying to get lunches packed and desperately rushing to get kids to school on time.  I have three kids so it's crazy. However, I always remember the teachers, because even though I have 3 kids and it's ...
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Tue, 4 Sep 2012 23:40:59 PDT
Another way to get eggs ready for egg salad!
Another way to get eggs ready for egg salad! - More DIY How To Projects]]> razorwinged This one is part instructable, part suggestion, part (hopefully) catalyst for discussion. As some one who has paid dues to the gods who insist in keeping alive the task of hard boiled egg peeling, a thought came to mind one morning while poaching eggs... Wouldn't it be easier, cleaner and faster t...
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Tue, 4 Sep 2012 20:54:47 PDT
Squid Salad with Blood Orange and Avocado
Squid Salad with Blood Orange and Avocado - More DIY How To Projects]]> canida Squid with seasonal California produce. Clean and chop squid Pull the head/tentacles away from the body. Scoop any remaining guts out of the body, and remove the thin plasticy quill. Rinse the body inside and out, then slice into approximately 3/4-1 inch thick rings. Squeeze behind the head t...
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Wed, 14 Mar 2007 15:36:18 PDT
Pink Apple Salad scoochmaroo The first time I saw pink apples, I knew I needed to share them with the Instructables audience.  I asked my friendly produce manager, "What does one do with pink apples?"  And this is what he told me.  Almost literally.  He didn't say "Make a salad."  He just started listing ingredients.   So that...
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Thu, 1 Sep 2011 08:28:12 PDT
Spicy Chickpeas with Feta and Oregano garnishrecipes In between grocery trips or before an extended trip, my cupboards has little more than dried beans and a few spices. At first glance, working with a limited ingredient base can be discouraging. However, cheese and herbs go a long way towards empty cupboard gourmet. With a sprig of oregano from our ...
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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 17:10:22 PDT
A Different Retro Lime Jell-O Salad
A Different Retro Lime Jell-O Salad - More DIY How To Projects]]> sunshiine When I was a kid my mom served Jell-O with fruit cocktail for dessert ; because we had a  large family and it was cheap to make.  After I got married we moved to California and I got a job.  Every Friday all the gals would bring a dish to serve for lunch.  One lady brought in this delicious Jell-O...
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Sun, 15 Jul 2012 13:27:03 PDT
Molecular Fruit Salad on Honey Sheets
Molecular Fruit Salad on Honey Sheets - More DIY How To Projects]]> rrkrose I finally bought a molecular gastronomy kit and it arrived in the mail today! I was so excited that I started using the recipes right away. Because the only technique that I have ever used was gelification, I decided to stick to gelification recipes for today. One of the recipes that I noticed was h...
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Sun, 24 Jun 2012 17:48:24 PDT
The World's Best Macaroni Salad
The World's Best Macaroni Salad - More DIY How To Projects]]> domestic_engineer This was a top secret family recipe for years, but I'm going to share it with the world now. It was mainly a secret, because I liked making people try and guess the secret ingredient.  (Spoiler alert!  it's mustard).  This is my daughter's favorite food. She would eat it for every meal if I let her...
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Mon, 29 Aug 2011 17:14:25 PDT
Tater Tot Salad
Tater Tot Salad - More DIY How To Projects]]> sansoy I've always loved tater tots as a kid and wondered what it would be like to reinvent the potato salad.   There are a million potato salad recipes on the web but none of them use tater tots.   I chose one of  the simplest and healthiest recipes and substituted in the tots. Enjoy and please be hone...
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Sun, 4 Jul 2010 15:00:36 PDT
Easy Shaved Broccoli salad
Easy Shaved Broccoli salad - More DIY How To Projects]]> solmstea I eat a lot of broccoli. For a long time I used to just throw away the stem, but it irked me that I had to pay for the the weight of the whole thing, so I had to figure out what to do with the stems. I tried cutting it up and stir frying the stems, but I found them usually too rubbery and not to my ...
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Sun, 28 Aug 2011 19:04:27 PDT
Simple Scampi supersoftdrink I was stunned that there was no scampi dish entered in the first Robot Chef challenge.  Since it's the last day of the challenge, I guess I should enter one, especially since we happened to buy shrimp yesterday. This dish is a simple, classic shrimp preparation.  There are lots of variations out t...
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Sun, 13 May 2012 22:40:36 PDT
Chicken Salad! Yes!!-Yes!/
Chicken Salad! Yes! - More DIY How To Projects]]> numberandom How to make the food of the gods, Chicken Salad. Oh chicken salad - you are so delicious. If only I could marry you... Gather the ingredients The beautiful thing about chicken salad is it's versatility. You can put as many or few ingredients as you like. It's a great way to clean out the fridg...
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Fri, 13 Jul 2007 02:47:05 PDT
Grilled White Peach Salad
Grilled White Peach Salad - More DIY How To Projects]]> akulinary Peaches are now available from California!!  The White peaches and this contest are what inspired this dish. Grilled White Peach salad Black Garlic and champagne marinated white peaches, with honey poached rhubarb, vanilla panna cotta, arugula, and pink pepper carbonated grapefruit. Panna Cotta...
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Wed, 9 May 2012 23:45:22 PDT
Fennel Salad with Apples & Oranges
Fennel Salad with Apples & Oranges - More DIY How To Projects]]> vaughnago This is a very simple and a very hearty salad.  It makes a great salad to take on a hike.  Great with fish or chicken or a nice spicy dish. You'll need  The Salad 3 Bulbs of Fennel 3 Oranges 2 Apples 1/2 a red onion The Dressing Juice reserved from the oranges Olive Oil A clove or two of garli...
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Wed, 9 May 2012 20:40:18 PDT
Tabouli Rider Sandwich
Tabouli Rider Sandwich - More DIY How To Projects]]> caitlinsdad You can say tabouli or tabouleh.  A vibrant, bright, fresh parsley salad served in pita bread.  I used to get this for lunch when I worked in Jacksonville, Florida. It seems to be a regional dish derived from many Middle Eastern immigrants to the area. There are probably thousands of variations of ...
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Sun, 6 May 2012 16:43:23 PDT
How to make a Chicken Salad Sandwich
How to make a Chicken Salad Sandwich - More DIY How To Projects]]> J@50n Have Chicken Breast leftovers??? Cut the cooked a cooled chicken breast.  Dice the cooked and cooled chicken breast 1 to 1/2 inch cubes. Place in a Bowl Put 1 diced chicken breast in bowl along with,1/2 cup mayonaise (favorite kind of mayo)1/4 cup walnuts 1/4 cup dried cranberries Stir  Sti...
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Thu, 12 Nov 2009 18:43:11 PST
How To Make Taco Salad
How To Make Taco Salad - More DIY How To Projects]]> dbeavin20 Ingredients: 1 Bag of Doritos                    1 Bag of Taco Seasoning  1 Bag of Mexican Cheese  1 Bottle of Catalina Dressing  1 Head of Lettuce                 1 lbs. of Hamburger  3/4 Cup of Water Burger: 1. Put 1 lbs of hamburger in a pan, and cook it until it is brown. While cooking use...
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Tue, 10 Apr 2012 09:17:39 PDT
Caesar Salad
Caesar Salad - More DIY How To Projects]]> canida I love a good Caesar salad, but few restaurants make it the way I like it: full of anchovies, fresh garlicky croutons, and high-quality parmesan, then covered in fresh creamy dressing.   Of course, it turns out most of my houseguests don't like discovering a big bite of anchovy any more than most ...
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Sun, 1 Apr 2012 15:41:21 PDT
Caprese Bites with Balsamic Caviar
Caprese Bites with Balsamic Caviar - More DIY How To Projects]]> crisaphi I really dislike tomatoes. Except in salsas, sauces and anything cooked. And if they’re fresh, it really takes a LOT of other stuff added to them to make me enjoy choking them down. Except for caprese salad. Something about the creaminess of the fresh mozzarella, the tangy sweet balsamic and the cri...
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Sun, 25 Mar 2012 12:19:46 PDT
Beet Salad Tart
Beet Salad Tart - More DIY How To Projects]]> shesparticular I usually prefer to cook and eat things that don't require loads of forethought and time, but sometimes the end result is totally worth it. Though not something that you can just whip up one Sunday morning (without some planning and prep work), this tart is light yet filling, simple yet luxurious, a...
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Sat, 10 Mar 2012 20:17:04 PST
Lamb Salad
Lamb Salad - More DIY How To Projects]]> ltdaria Cut up some bell peppers, sprinkle over olive and oil and let them soften in the oven. Dice some lamb and heat in a pan with pepper and whatever seasoning you prefer, mine is vegetable stock. Let this cook to your desire. Whilst you have potatoes boiling, grind up some pine nuts and anchovi...
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Thu, 2 Feb 2012 01:25:02 PST