salad-dressing

We harvested lettuce then I made a salad dressing

When I wrote about harvesting lettuce two days ago, I didn't mean that we harvested all the lettuce in the garden. I took a third then, I took another third earlier today and, the final third, I will reserve for when vegetarian Sam comes home for the weekend. She really … [Read more...]

macopa-tree

Makopa salad with herbed hibiscus vinaigrette

A large part of our Negros Occidental vacation was spent in a hacienda in Cadiz. We enjoyed homecooked food, and meals were extended and relaxed. We never ran out of things to talk about but one recurring theme was food. Had we tried tambis salad? No, we hadn't. Tambis is … [Read more...]

corned-beef-salad

Corned beef and vegetables salad with mango dressing

Having successfully made corned beef at home, I started thinking of the many ways to serve it. Not that it wouldn't have gotten consumed completely just by slicing and piling between slices of bread. But, you know, I wanted to get more creative than that.It is very usual … [Read more...]

ranch-dressing

2-minute ranch dressing

Today, I am an alarm clock. In about 15 minutes, I am going to call up Alex who is at the condo to wake her up so she can be on time to leave to see a play at 10.00 a.m. as part of a class requirement. No problem, really, since I meant to stay up to watch the live telecast … [Read more...]

honey-mustard-lemon-salad-dressing

3-minute salad dressing

There are two things that, in a perfect world, Sam would vote to be on the dinner table for each and every meal -- soup and salad. Sad to say, it isn't a perfect world. We had a soup for lunch yesterday but no salad. And, for dinner, we had a salad but no soup. Still and … [Read more...]

taco-salad

Taco salad with spicy garlic dressing

Does a salad always have to be served on a salad plate and eaten with a salad fork? If bread forms part of the salad, does the bread always have to be in the form of croutons? As far as I am concerned, the answers are no and no. I like variety.So, a couple of nights ago, … [Read more...]