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Winter Coleslaw

I always associated cole slaw with summer barbecues until I came across Waitrose Kitchen’s “Winter Slaw“. The addition of fennel and apple as well as the tangy dressing gives this slaw a mix of flavors that go well with winter-weather staples like roasts and stews. I stripped the Waitrose version down to be easier […]

Carrot Tuna Salad

I don’t have much to say about this one, except that it’s a recipe I got from a blog I follow called No Recipes and it’s super fresh and delicious. Now, unlike the cucumber salad a couple weeks ago, I really recommend taking the time to salt and drain the […]

Climber’s Couscous

Back in Amsterdam, as a trade-off for making them go to bikram yoga, the guys starting making us girls go climbing with them. As much fun as it was to lunge for the final grip, slip and get a nasty crack of whiplash when I hit the ground, I have […]

Wakame Cucumber Salad

Chuka wakame, or seaweed salad, is a must-have appetizer for me whenever I get sushi. Typically strands of wakame seaweed are mixed with very thin slices of cucumber and a dressing of vinegar, soy sauce, sugar and chili flakes. It’s delicious, though difficult to replicate at home. But since seaweed […]

Beetroot Hummus Salad

I shall now amuse myself by mixing American and British English words/spellings in the same headline. ANYWAY. After some thought, I decided to ease back into things by focusing on salads for the rest of September. Here’s one I’ve been working on over the last week or two. As I […]

Zesty Cole Slaw

Is cole slaw salad? Well, it wouldn’t be very Texan of me to have a salad month- or to close-out the summer -without a cole slaw recipe. This is my personal favorite. For the sake of making it a full meal, I added boiled shrimp. You could use ham or […]