Roasted Halloumi Olive Tapenade Pasta Salad

My sister is a fabulous cook, with totally different tastes than mine.  Well, not totally different… Her kitchen is the only kitchen in the world (that I know of) that I can walk into, and all the comforts that I … Continue reading

Sardine Salad with Parsley on Cucumbers

  No real recipe here, just a simple combination of canned sardines, lots of parsley, and some of my preserved kumquat peels with a little bit mayonnaise.  I used the boneless skinless sardines (hey, some sardines is better than no … Continue reading

Soba Noodle Salad with Winter Vegetables and Sweet Kumquats

A classic Asian salad made with winter vegetables, almost everything is from the farmer’s market. The carrots, the radishes, the tatsoi, and the kumquats. The kumquats were a last minute addition, as they sat next to my cutting board, winking … Continue reading

Hearts of Palm Salad

My contribution for Hispanic Heritage Month. It’s the kind of salad that might be served in any Central or South American country, or even the Caribbean islands.  Due to historically poor refrigeration, both in transportation and in the stores, lettuce … Continue reading