Category Archives: salad

anything goes composed salad

So maybe this is a lazy “recipe,” but this meal got me through my prelim exams. I like to prep all the items ahead of time, or even make it out of leftovers – roast some sweet potatoes with olive … Continue reading

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tomato watermelon skewers

I brought these as an hors d’oeuvre to Madeleine’s fancy party, and while they kind of made me think of some food display from the 1950’s, the flavor combination is bright, slightly surprising, and delicious. If you want to forgo … Continue reading

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pan-grilled corn with chile (and optional tomatoes)

I love corn on the cob – especially this time of year, straight from our Tuesday Farmers’ Market. This is almost as easy as boiling or grilling the ears, but tastes completely different. Last time we made it, I used … Continue reading

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peach and tomato salad

Peaches and tomatoes are a bit of an unlikely combination that I found on Bittman’s The Minimalist, but I was intrigued, and both fruits are looking great at the Madison Farmers’ Market. I was so impressed that I will be … Continue reading

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corn and edamame-sesame salad

We just got Veganomicon as a wedding shower gift, and we’ve already made the edamame corn salad for two different parties. It’s really easy and delicious – though it does require a bit of a financial splurge on the frozen … Continue reading

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cucumber salad with soy and ginger

This cucumber salad, from How to Cook Everything Vegetarian, is incredibly easy and light, and compliments any east asian-ish meal very well. Ingredients: 3 medium cucumbers salt and fresh black pepper 2 tb rice vinegar, or white vinegar mixed with … Continue reading

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quinoa salad with tempeh or tofu

We’re visiting my family this week, and my mom has expressed an aversion to tempeh. Made as Bittman’s recipe intends, with tempeh, his grain salad is tasty, toasty, and dense – but I think it will work well with baked … Continue reading

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