chickpea-salad

Chickpeas salad with fresh mango

The weekend came and went so fast. One minute, I had two daughters to cook for; the next minute, they were gone again. In the short time that they were home, I cooked dishes ... (more)

corn-salad2

Corn salad with lemon-butter dressing

Fresh sweet corn cut off the cob would be perfect for this salad but, unfortunately, there was none at the grocery so canned corn was substituted. The rest of the ingredients ... (more)

sweet-potato-salad

Sweet potato and walnut salad

Potato salad is great; sweet potato salad is just as good. Sweet potato is sweeter and creamier, and some varieties haveĀ a more attractive color too. If all those plusses are ... (more)

avocado-pineapple-salad

Avocado and pineapple salad

Last week, I asked Speedy to buy avocado so I could make guacamole for Sam to satisfy a week-long craving. He came home with half a dozen avocados, very pleased that he got ... (more)

cole-slaw

Cabbage, carrot and pineapple coleslaw

Coleslaw, a salad made with shredded raw cabbage, originated from Europe. The traditional dressing is vinaigrette. Hard to believe, perhaps, for many of us who grew up who ... (more)

chili-salad-cups

Chili salad in corn tortilla cups

I'm no fan of boxed taco shells. I never quite understood the logic behind them because eating them can be so messy. I much prefer soft tortillas for my tacos and burritos. ... (more)