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Fresh and Fast Corn Avocado Tomato Salad

Fresh and Fast Corn Avocado Tomato Salad

Happy US Thanksgiving, American friends! Fun facts: Americans consume 400 million pounds of cranberries a year and 20% of this number is consumed during Thanksgiving. 46 million turkeys are consumed in the US during Thanksgiving. Since the first 3-day feast held to celebrate a bountiful harvest […]

Southwest Chicken Chop Salad (a reboot)

Southwest Chicken Chop Salad (a reboot)

Thanksgiving Monday! Let’s give thanks for a day off work! Most people probably spent some or all of the weekend eating, and probably eating a lot! While many families cook large turkeys, my family always cooked chicken. I’m not sure why, but the Lawrence Thanksgiving dinner […]

Cherry Blue Flank Salad

Cherry Blue Flank Salad

Hot summer nights may be good for sitting outside, cool drinks, staying up late and summer loving, but one thing they are not good for is cooking in the kitchen! When it’s hot, most people don’t want to crank up the oven or stand over […]

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 […]