Spinach, Apple and Glazed Onion Salad

“Another great salad recipe for entertaining. You can serve this salad warm however I prefer it at room temperature. ” INGREDIENTS 4 slices bacon, cut into small pieces 1 small onion, diced 1 pound mushrooms, sliced 1/2 cup toasted pecans 8 cups torn spinach leaves 2 apples, diced salt & pepper 1/4 cup apple cider… Read more »

Red Wine Vinaigrette with Romaine and Feta

“I love this recipe with romaine.” INGREDIENTS 1 head of romaine cherry tomatoes cucumber, cut in pieces 3 ounces feta cheese black olives 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard with seeds 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper DIRECTIONS Mix dressing ingredients and let stand… Read more »

Classic Potato Salad

“We grew seven varieities of potatoes in our garden in 2010 and it was quite fun to try different potatoes in this recipe for classic potato salad. While we chose to skip the purple Russian Blue potatoes (too weird), the best for overall flavour and texture were the German Butterball potatoes.” INGREDIENTS 6 or 7… Read more »

Pear Salad

“If you need to bring a salad, this is the one. This recipe has been passed to me through several layers of people!” INGREDIENTS 1 head of romaine 1 small tube of goat cheese (3 inches long) one pear – ripe 1 cup toasted pecans 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon 1 clove… Read more »

Green Bean Salad

“A great salad when green beans are in abundance in the garden and you are looking for something new to do with them.” INGREDIENTS 2 cups green beans, steamed al dente 1/2 medium cucumber, sliced 2 medium tomatoes, cut in wedges 1 medium onion, sliced 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons salad oil 2 tablespoon… Read more »

Greek Zucchini Salad

“Looking for something different to do with the plethora of zucchini from your garden? Try this raw zucchini salad. Make this salad ahead and let marinade in fridge for a couple of hours so tastes combine and zucchini softens.” INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 clove garlic, minced salt & pepper… Read more »

Greek Salad Dressing 2

“The lemon juice in this recipe makes for a very traditionally ‘greek’ flavour. While my original Greek Salad Dressing is still good, we like this one better.” INGREDIENTS ½ cup olive oil ¼ cup lemon juice 1 tsp. salt ½ tsp. oregano leaves or basil leaves 1 clove garlic, finely chopped red peppers, coarsely diced… Read more »

Greek Salad Dressing

“Make this more of less garlicky to your taste.” INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 cup white vinegar 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon fresh chopped oregano red peppers, coarsely diced cucumber, coarsely diced red onion, coarsely diced tomatoes, quartered kalamata olives feta cheese DIRECTIONS Mix all dressing ingredients and let stand… Read more »

7 Day Coleslaw Salad

“You can use white or red cabbage in this recipe but the red cabbage looks beautiful on the table.  This salad lasts for more than 7 days.  We have enjoyed it in the fridge for up to 14 days.  The longer it sits, the better.” INGREDIENTS 1 head cabbage 1 large onion 3/4 cup white… Read more »

Fresh Corn Salad

“A great way to use up corn from any leftover corn on the cob.” INGREDIENTS 2-3 fresh sweetcorn, cut from the cob 1/3 red pepper, chopped 1/2 small zucchini, chopped 1/4 red onion, chopped 1 tomato, seeded and chopped 3 tablespoons parsely, chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 small clove garlic,… Read more »