opener romaine

Somewhere recently, I had the most delicious grilled romaine lettuce–it was cut lengthwise, and grilled, probably in a wood-burning oven. I tried copying this the other night, and it worked pretty well. I just drizzled it with olive oil, and sprinkled it with coarse salt and pepper, and put it in the oven at 350 […]


salad

We love a wedge salad…if it’s on a menu, we order it. But even though we love it so much, the creamy dressing does make it a bit too rich. Our friend Dewey has the best solution. He makes a mustardy-vinaigrette with crumbled blue cheese in it. There’s still the bacon, so don’t worry, it’s still rich. […]


salad

The other night my husband repurposed some roasted chicken into a completely new meal that didn’t feel like leftovers. He sauteed a mix of wild mushrooms (at Whole Foods they sell it as “chef’s blend”), made an escarole salad with a garlic-y lemon dressing, and layered the chicken on the mushrooms on the salad. Delicious.


winter salad

Our friend Steve made a delicious winter salad for lunch yesterday–and in the seemingly longest winter ever, we are certainly looking for inspiration. This had radicchio, parsley leaves (they used curly parsley since the store had run out of flat–and it was great), fennel (this they sliced with a mandolin), some toasted pecans, and some […]


endive salad

Our friend Liana made this fantastic salad last night–it’s super easy minus taking the skins off the citrus. Depending on what you like more and how many you are serving, use some combination of the ingredients below. You can’t mess it up! Ingredients Endive, radicchio, hazelnuts (crushed or at least halved), oranges or grapefruit (whatever […]


eggs on kale

Last week I went to Sarabeth’s restaurant in NYC, and ordered this baby kale salad with scrambled eggs on top. It was perfection, and is my new favorite thing that I crave for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Super easy, it was kale with some coarsely chopped almonds, roasted delicata squash, finely grated pecorino, and then […]


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