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 »

Caesar Salad

“Make this more or less garlicky to your taste.” INGREDIENTS 4 cloves garlic, peeled 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce salt and pepper to taste 2 to 4 anchovies, rinsed and mashed or equivalent in paste 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 large eggs, gently boiled for 1… Read more »

Broccoli Salad

“Quick and easy and a great way to eat broccoli. The dried cranberries add a lot more zing than raisins. ” INGREDIENTS 1 package broccoli slaw or 1 head broccoli 1/2 pound bacon crumbled 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 onion, chopped 1/4 cup dried cranberries, soy nuts DRESSING 1 cup light mayonnaise 1/4 cup… Read more »