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Greek Veggie Salad

Greek Veggie Salad

Since the last few posts have included Boozy Fudge and Adult Ice Cream Sodas, I thought I should be a little healthier for this post and prepare a salad. After all, barbecue and summer party season is upon us. When the weather is nice, no […]

Italian Spring Salad

Italian Spring Salad

I love springtime in Italy! Everything is so beautiful and green. I love to get my planting done so that we’ll have beautiful flowers and vegetables in the summer. (After all, there is nothing better than fresh off-the-vine tomatoes!) While the flowers may be in […]

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Pecans and Cranberries

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Pecans and Cranberries

Hello spring! I’ve been so looking forward to you! I’m sick of winter. Let’s be honest, I was sick of winter after the second day it was -10ºC in a row, let alone after a week of cold temperatures. Last year, I said goodbye to winter […]

Insalata di Cocomero e Pomodoro (Watermelon Tomato Salad)

Insalata di Cocomero e Pomodoro (Watermelon Tomato Salad)

Pete and I have an ongoing debate on the word for “watermelon” in Italian. I favour the word Cocomero (co-co-mer-o) while he prefers Anguria (an-gurr-i-a). Both are correct and seem to be used fairly interchangeably. This, however, does not stop me from sending him photos of […]

Moroccan Lamb with Black Bean Mango Salad

Moroccan Lamb with Black Bean Mango Salad

Slow-cooked, braised lamb with Moroccan spices – is your mouth watering yet? What if I told you that this dish takes five minutes of prep time, cooks while you work, and gives you leftovers for lunches? I know, WOW! I’m not a big New Year’s […]

Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring Salad

Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring Salad

Finocchio (fennel) is a vegetable that I do associate with Italy. Italians use every part of the fennel. Fennel stays pretty crunchy so it can be used in salads (even staying crunchy the next day), and can stand up to being roasted or grilled. The […]