pickled beets
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Quick Pickled Beets Recipe

Pickled beets: You will eat your beets more often! It is unfortunate that in America, beets invariably conjure up loaded remarks about, uhmmm, never mind . . . I am always looking for ways to sneak beets in: I include them in places where…
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Steak Salad Recipe. All Variations

A great Steak Salad starts with a great cut of meat. There are quite a few steak salad recipes out there you could play with (Asian, Latin, French etc), all delicious. The following Steak Salad is one of my favorite, a sort of take-off…
nappa cabbage
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Asian Beef Shiitake Nappa Cabbage Salad Recipe

Nappa cabbage plays a much larger role than it usually does a salad. In this dish, nappa cabbage gets equal time with the beef and makes a wonderful main course. My children make this beef nappa cabbage salad  quite often for Shabbos, and…
arugala
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Arugala, Grapefruit, and Beet Salad with Raspberry Vinegar Recipe

Arugala is one of my favorite salad greens: You can take arugala so many exciting places: Salads, frittatas, pesto (that's right!) Salads are always a great showcase for me, as they are where I sneak in all my goodies, classics and latest…
carrot salad
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Moroccan Minted Carrot Salad Recipe

Carrot salad with mint and sweet spices! Is so good, so fragrant and so pretty it could almost double as dessert. Not your same old carrot salad, that I can tell you! The magic of Moroccan ingredients: Dates, mint, orange flower water: Yum!…
fennel
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Moroccan Orange, Radish and Fennel Salad Recipe

Fennel Salad is a classical and delightful Moroccan dish. Orange, radish and Fennel go incredibly well together! all three flavors play off one another beautifully. It will make you love Fennel and fennel salad, which is not getting a full…
herring salad
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Herring Salad Recipe. White Fish Salad Variation

My herring salad is a new-age take on herring. I suspect many of you have the same problem I do with the regular herring salad offerings we are used to: We all love herring and all briny smoked salty cured foods. But the amount of salt can…
salade nicoise
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Salade Niçoise Recipe. Honoring Julia Child

 Salade Niçoise In Honor of Julia Child JC100 Anniversary: Salade Niçoise is one of my all-time favorite salads, especially when made with fresh, not canned,  tuna. I was honored to write a review of Julia Child's biography, Dearie,…
mango dressing
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Mixed Greens with Curried Mango Dressing Recipe

My mango dressing is bright and spicy! It is delightful not only over greens, but also with  fish or chicken, grilled or poached. The pungent curry is a wonderful foil for the fruity and tart mango. Use only as much mango dressing as will…
eggplant salad
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Moroccan Eggplant Salad with Preserved Lemons and Olives Recipe

Eggplant salad is a huge favorite in our Sephardi Cooking. We make eggplant salad in dozens of ways. This dish is all roasted, so it is pretty streamlined, and pretty lean. Anything not to have to fry eggplant:Of course you have noticed: Eggplant guzzles…
caesar's salad
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Caesar's Salad Recipe. Caesar's Dressing

Caesar's Salad never goes out of fashion! If it was eclipsed by a new salad on the block, however briefly, I can’t  remember it. The queen of salads, albeit with a king’s name. What is the secret of its enduring popularity? In my opinion,…
cabbage apple slaw
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Cabbage Apple Slaw Recipe. Variations

Cabbage Apple slaw? Huh? Oh no! Look what happened to coleslaw! Well, really why not? A slaw being nothing more than shredded cabbage as the first building block—have fun adding all the good stuff, with minimal effort on your part, thanks…