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Salads and Sides

Beet Carpaccio with Orange Cashew Cream and Mandarin (vegan)
6 months ago

Beet Carpaccio with Orange Cashew Cream and Mandarin (vegan)

I love beets, whether in a salad or simply roasted or in the classic combination of beets with orange and red onion.

Today I’m riffing on the flavors of the …
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Avocado tartar with Citrus Supremes
1 year ago

Avocado tartar with Citrus Supremes

March can be a cruel month in the Chicago area. There is the potential for balmy days with zephyr’s teasing promise of summer, or it can be cold and raw, …
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Asparagus and Blue Cheese salad
2 years ago

Asparagus and Blue Cheese salad

Sometimes simple is best.

Fresh asparagus, tangy blue cheese, ripe tomatoes, your best olive oil and some sea salt combine for one of the simplest recipes yet.

This …
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Escarole and Beets with Goat Cheese Dressing
2 years ago

Escarole and Beets with Goat Cheese Dressing

This salad takes advantage of winter storage vegetables and escarole – a cold tolerant green. The slightly bitter greens contrast with the sweet earthy roasted vegetables, and both are enlivened …
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Shaved Salad with Quick Pickled Beets
2 years ago

Shaved Salad with Quick Pickled Beets

This colorful, crunchy, and unique salad contains no lettuce, and is primarily made of root vegetables. A mandolin is use to slice the beets and radishes very thin, and a …
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Root Vegetable Confit and Escarole Salad
2 years ago

Root Vegetable Confit and Escarole Salad

This is the time for winter storage vegetables to shine – and what better way than showcase them than to prepare them simply and deliciously.

Normally when one thinks …
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Jeera Pumpkin
2 years ago

Jeera Pumpkin

Not just for pies and soup, pumpkin is an excellent addition to savory dishes.

Sweet Corn Salad
3 years ago

Sweet Corn Salad

Sweet corn straight off the cob, pan roasted and combined with tomatoes, peppers, lime, and salt combine to bring the flavors of chips and salsa in an awesome summer salad.

Homemade Paneer
3 years ago

Homemade Paneer

Super simple two ingredient recipe for making Paneer- (unaged fresh cottage / farmers cheese).

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