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Orange Edamame Salad

Yield:
4-6 servings


It’s one of my favorite times of the year – citrus season! I look forward each year when fresh oranges, grapefruits and lemons abound. This salad actually came about last year when I was pregnant with my daughter, and I constantly craved citrus fruit!. The funniest part about my citrus craving was that suddenly I was eating an entire grapefruit every day, even though I had never eaten grapefruit before in my life.

Pregnant or not, I love this Orange Edamame Salad, which can be served as a side dish, dairy, pareve or even as an entree. And as for the edamame, I highly recommend using the shelled, frozen edamame from Trader Joe’s – so easy!

My last recommendation – if you choose to grill some salmon or chicken for a salad entree, you can double the salad dressing recipe (below) and use it as a marinade! Not only will it make your prep a snap, but the it will intensify the flavor.

VARIATIONS

For a dairy salad: Add one cup crumbled goat cheese on top of salad.

For a dairy entree: Add one cup crumbed goat cheese and grilled salmon or tofu on top of salad.

For a meat entree: Add several slices of grilled chicken on top of salad.

 

Orange Edamame Salad

Posted on January 9, 2013

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Roasted Beet and Asian Pear Salad

Yield:
6-8 servings


Asian pear, English cucumber – this salad is like the U.N. of Autumn appetizers. I love creating new combos of yummy salad ingredients – mixing the crisp, fruity flavor of the Asian pear with the earthiness of roasted beets and sweet crunchiness from the candied nuts makes for a truly satisfying salad experience.

Want to take this salad up a notch? Sprinkle some goat cheese crumbles on top if you are serving with a dairy meal.

Roasted Beet and Asian Pear Salad

Posted on October 3, 2012

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Tomato, Tomahto

Yield:
8-10 servings


tomatoesAh, summer tomatoes – so fresh, so many varieties, so what to do with them?

Of course the most simple thing to do is to make an easy summer tomato salad such as this Marinated Heirloom Tomato Salad from The Shiksa in the Kitchen. Don’t have heirloom tomatoes? You can try the same marinade with cherry, grape or any variety of tomatoes.

Hankering for some chips and salsa? Try making your own fresh salsa such as this Orange and Tomato Salsa recipe from Emeril Lagasse. Fresh salsas are also delicious served on top of grilled chicken or fish.

A great way to turn turn a batch of tomatoes into a summer meal is by making Gazpacho! You can try a traditional version such as this recipe from Ina Garten or my own updated version of Bloody Mary Gazpacho.

My last recommendation for a summer tomato treat is perhaps the most indulgent and a bit more work, but well worth the effort and calories! I love serving this Tomato and Mozzarella Tart for Shabbat lunch or even at Sunday brunch.

Happy summer cooking!

 

Tomato Mozzarella Tart

Posted on June 22, 2012

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