Posts Tagged ‘Salad’

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WND – Cajun Chicken Salad

October 25, 2007

Firstly. Go Sox!

I live in Boston, I’m pretty sure I’m legally obligated to be excited that the Red Sox made it to the World Series (and won last night’s game 13-1).

Okay, moving on.

A remuda is a herd of horses. Did you know this? Why do I know this?

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WND – Farewell to Summer Dinner

October 4, 2007

Ham Biscuits
Devilled Eggs Hard-boiled eggs
Tomatoes & Mozzarella
Curried Chicken Salad
Melon

There are two kinds of people in the world. People who can make pie dough, and people who can make biscuits. I don’t really understand this, since in theory biscuits and pie dough require the same skill set, but experience suggests that if you can make one, you can’t make the other. I make excellent biscuits and lousy pie dough.

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SND – Couscous Salad!

September 19, 2007

Dinner this week was based around one of my new favourite dishes: a couscous salad with corn and red pepper. I first made this earlier in the summer and fell in love. It’s pretty forgiving – though this last time it needed just bit more spice. I overcompensated a bit for putting in too much cayenne last time. Oh well. Read on beyond the jump for a recipe that convinced my father that couscous wasn’t always a big, gloopy mess.

This week’s dinner menu:*
Couscous Salad with Corn and Red Pepper
Roasted Tomatoes
Pan-Seared Cod (or Portabella Mushroom) with Chile-Lime Butter

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WND – Fried Chicken Dinner

September 13, 2007

When I was little the rule was you could ask for whatever you wanted for your birthday dinner within reason. Translated, this meant that while my father did not get wild boar in port sauce, I did get fried chicken every year for my birthday. I still only make fried chicken about once year. It’s not because I think it’s necessarily terrible for you, or even because it’s that hard to make. Mostly it’s just because it’s messy and I hate cleaning up afterwards.

That being said, there are days when you just crave fried chicken and this Sunday when I was making the weekly grocery shopping list was one of them.

So Dinner this week was:

Fried Chicken
Sliced tomatoes (beautiful striped heirloom tomatoes)
Melon
Cole Slaw
Corn
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