Archives for Salads

Can't Stand the Heat? Get Out of the Kitchen!

by Lisa Stauber July 22nd, 2008| Salads

July is full swing, and the dog days of August are almost upon us. What’s a cook to do when the kitchen is sweltering – and the oven isn’t even on?


Spinach Salad with Pear and Bleu Cheese

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 17th, 2008| Recipes, Salads
Monday night is our late dinner night.  With a weekly work phone call for my fiance that lasts until 6:30 and then the drive home, dinner for the adults isn't before 7:30.  So, the kids get some sort of exciting kid dinner, such as hot dogs or chicken nuggets, and

Escarole and Pecan Salad

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 10th, 2008| Recipes, Salads
When planning a meal, I enjoy the challenge of finding side dishes that coordinate with the entree. So, when we decided to make Blueberry Salsa-Topped Chicken, I began to consider options. With a variety of herbs and blueberries in the salsa and lime marinating with the chicken, I didn't


by Bea May 18th, 2008| Salads, Tasty Thoughts
At school, I sit in the Student Activities Room with our student activities advisor and about six other people because the cafeteria is overcrowded and filled with a lot of freshmen and sophomores--not that I have anything against them. One day, I had to eat during the lunch before mine,
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Grilled Lamb Cobb Salad

by TK March 7th, 2008| Recipes, Salads
First of all, it was a crazy, frantic evening. We had errands to run with one child, and another child had to go to a social function. Top all of it off with the fact that my phone just wouldn't stop ringing.

Earlier in the day, I went to the store

Lunchbox Pasta Salad

by Michele Pesula Kuegler September 7th, 2007| Recipes, Salads
School is back in session, which means that it is time to think of lunches that are healthy and that the kids like.  The kids aren't so excited about peanut butter sandwiches, and even daily sandwiches made with lunchmeat tend to get boring.  So, I try to vary the lunches

Asian Chicken Salad

by Michele Pesula Kuegler August 24th, 2007| Recipes, Salads
My family and I have spent the past week on vacation in the Mid-Atlantic states. We have been to the beach several times and enjoyed the usual beach fare: french fries, ice cream, Italian ice water, caramel corn. Travelling by car with four children, there also have been numerous stops

TK’s Chesapeake Cole Slaw

by TK July 20th, 2007| Recipes, Salads
Coleslaw is one of those crazy dishes that has about a thousand different variations. Some people make it with mayo. Some with vinegar. Sometimes it is sweet. Sometimes it is sour.

My coleslaw is more of a combination recipe, and it has the bite of Chesapeake flavoring (like you are eating

Herb of the Month: Mint

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 15th, 2007| Recipes, Salads
In the midst of summer, it seems that most of us are busy trying to keep cool. Whether it be by consuming many ice cold beverages, finding a shady spot in the yard to lounge, or staying inside an air conditioned home, we have the same goal. We want to

Summer Salad with Strawberries

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 4th, 2007| Healthy Cooking, Recipes, Salads
The end of June is a great time to pick strawberries in New England.  These berries are ripe and prevalent at this time of year.  On a recent weekend morning, my children and I went to a local pick your own farm and in less than 30 minutes had harvested five pounds