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Tropical Cucumber Salad Recipe at Cooking. Cilantro-Lime Sardine Salad in Avocado Halves Recipes From The Kitchn. Seafood salads served in avocado halves always used to remind me of 1960s kitsch food, the sort of thing you might see photographed in garish colors in a thrift store magazine.

Cilantro-Lime Sardine Salad in Avocado Halves Recipes From The Kitchn

That was until I realized why this retro combination was so popular with the ladies who lunched fifty years ago: it is very, very good. Crab or shrimp salad might have been the choice back then, and both are still tasty scooped into the hollow of a ripe avocado, but sardines are the key to a modern reinterpretation of this lunchtime classic. Canned sardines are budget-friendly, sustainable, and high in healthy omega-3s. Avocados are also full of healthy fats, making this a meal that looks modest, but actually keeps you going for hours. If you are nervous about the strong taste of sardines, this is a good recipe to start with. And if you love sardines, it is simple to make this recipe more strongly flavored by using whole canned sardines in place of the fillets.

Spicy Minced Chicken Salad (Larb Gai) Recipe. Farina Kingsley Salads of Laos and Thailand tend not to focus on leafy greens but rather use meat, seafood, fruit and herbs as their main ingredients.

Spicy Minced Chicken Salad (Larb Gai) Recipe

Unlike green salads, this dish can be made several hours in advance and chilled until ready to serve. For the dressing : 1 tablespoon chopped shallots 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon green jalapeno chili, seeded and minced 1 teaspoon sugar 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 4 tablespoons fish sauce 4 tablespoons lime juice 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 1 teaspoon chili sauce 3 tablespoons canola oil. Pan-Grilled Tomato Salad With Lemon Dressing. { Avocado and Grilled Corn Salad with Cilantro Vinaigrette } A few days ago, I arrived home from work to find a surprise at my front door.

{ Avocado and Grilled Corn Salad with Cilantro Vinaigrette }

It was a box addressed to me. Typically most boxes are addressed to my hubby, who is an avid Ebay participant. But this one was for me. I reviewed the package label to realize that is was from the Tastemaker program at Foodbuzz. As part of the Foodbuzz Tastemaker Program, I received a box of fresh and nutritious California Avocados from the California Avocado Commission. Chopped salad with feta, lime and mint. I’m sorry, guys, but I get really boring in the summer. Like, hey-isn’t-it-nice-when-the-sun-shines boring. Or, let-me-tell-you-about-that-time-I-got-the-apartment-painted boring. Okay fine, I’ll tell you anyway. Remember when I told you that on our Vacation From Parenting I had an ambitious to-do list but my husband was quite certain we’d be better off doing as little as possible?

Marinated Zucchini and Green Bean Salad Recipe. Bagula (Garlic and Dill Fava Bean Salad) Recipe. Enlarge Credit: Todd Coleman SERVES 4–6 1 lb. small dried fava beans, soaked overnight¼ cup olive oil3 tbsp. minced parsley3 tbsp. minced dill1 tsp. ground cumin4 cloves garlic, mashed into a pasteJuice of 1 lemonKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1.

Bagula (Garlic and Dill Fava Bean Salad) Recipe

Fresh Corn Salad with Scallions and Basil. Fresh corn is a staple at every summer cookout, but cooking it fresh can leave you sweating over a hot stove while your guests kick back outside.

Fresh Corn Salad with Scallions and Basil

This make-ahead salad of sweet, crisp corn scraped off the cob, mild scallions, and fresh basil in a tart white wine vinaigrette is a great alternative. Not only is it delicious and easy to make, it's a refreshing change from the usual (and messy) corn on the cob slathered with butter. About the author: Jennifer Segal is the chef behind the popular food blog, Once Upon a Chef. Recipe for Potato Salad from Swabia - Schwäbische Kartoffelsalat German Recipe. A Southern German recipe for potato salad which uses broth, vinegar, onions and mustard for flavoring and is often served lukewarm.

Recipe for Potato Salad from Swabia - Schwäbische Kartoffelsalat German Recipe

Tastes even better the next day, but don't forget to refrigerate. Serves 4 Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 50 minutes. Raw Kale Salad with Lemon, Pecorino, and Currants Recipe. Kale and Avocado Salad Recipe. Salade de carottes râpées. If I had to compile a list of the top five National Dishes of France, right up there would be carottes râpées, or grated carrot salad.

Salade de carottes râpées

And it’s everywhere. You’ll find it on many café and bistro menus, charcuteries sell it by the kilo, and even mega-supermarkets add a few extra ingredients for ‘safekeeping’ and sell it packed up in rectangular plastic containers, ready to go. Which, I probably don’t need to add, should be avoided at all costs. If you order salade de carottes râpée in a restaurant, you’ll just get a pile of carrots with a wedge of lemon on the side. My frugal grandmother would’ve flipped; “Why order something you can make at home?” I don’t know the answer to that. But I do know sometimes there’s nothing more satisfying than a simple pile of grated raw carrots, lightly dressed. Parisians don’t eat too many vegetables raw, with the exception of shredded carrots and celery root. (I’ve always disliked seared tuna, or al dente pasta, as well. Especially one in particular… Etc… 7 Brown Rice Recipes.

By Angie McGowan | Photo: Julie Van Rosendaal I’ve been trying to stay away from white rice whenever possible lately.

7 Brown Rice Recipes

I’ve been making brown rice in my rice cooker instead of white, and incorporating it into new recipes. It only takes 1/2 cup more water per cup of rice to make it in the rice cooker, and it turns out perfect every time. Brown rice has a fuller, nuttier flavor than white rice, so I have been searching for new recipes ideas. Here are 7 delicious brown rice recipes from some of my favorite food blogs: nggallery id=’120696′ Brown Rice Sushi Bowl Don't know how to roll sushi?

Brown Rice and Pineapple Fried Rice This is my kind of fried rice! Brown Rice Risotto with Roasted Tomato Sauce This risotto looks so warm and comforting. Hearty Lentil and Brown Rice Burgers How god do these burgers look? Bountiful Brown Rice Muffins Muffins are a great way to enjoy healthy brown rice for breakfast. Chopped Vegetable Salad with Lemon-Garlic Dressing.

Americans have a reputation for not eating very well which is disputed by the fact that whenever I have a group of guests come to Paris, everyone is always craving fresh vegetables.

Chopped Vegetable Salad with Lemon-Garlic Dressing

Another interesting paradox is that portions in America are huge, yet Americans who come to France (where the portions are more reasonable) find themselves quickly full when dining out. And after a couple of days, they start begging away from heartier fare in search of a big bowl or plate of vegetables or a large salad, one with lots of vegetables in it. People and restaurants in Paris don’t eat or serve raw vegetables much, except in les crudités – usually a trio of simple salads of grated carrots, celery remoulade, wedges of tomatoes, cucumbers, or sometimes even some beets tossed in dressing.

Dinner Tonight: Tortellini Pasta Salad. Frozen tortellini is on my list of top-five staples.

Dinner Tonight: Tortellini Pasta Salad

They're always in my freezer.