Bacon Bleu Tomato Spinach Salad

Here’s one that appears simple but is ripe with flavor. Not to mention it’s healthy! (nevermind the BACON! reduce if neccessary) 1 cup water 1/2 cup brown jasmine rice 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil Using a medium heavy sauce pan with a tight fitting lid, bring water to boil. Add rice, return to a…

Broccoli Crunch

This is a take on a picnic classic that I had to make 80 pounds of every week while working at a deli. I’ve adapted it for my own personal use and flavor profile. This recipe makes enough for at least 2 decent servings. Note that I’ve minimized the mayonnaise for health reasons. But but…

Brown Rice Salad.

Just made this today! Only addition was slivered garlic that was simmered with the vinegar, sugar, dijon and then removed before mixing with rice. 6 slices bacon 1/2 cup diced red onion 1/2 cup white wine vinegar 1/2 cup chicken broth 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus a pinch…

updated: melon salsa over chicken and spinach

This is YUMMY. Looks good too. 1 small melon1 medium to large tomato1/2 red onion1/8 tsp lime juicesalt and pepper 1 tbls canola oil2 chicken breasts boned and trimmed2 tbls lime juice2 tbls EVOOkosher saltground black peppergarlic powderonion powdercayenne pepperallspicenutmeg 4 oz fresh spinach leaves 3 tbls white wine1 tbls butter2 tbls cream marinade chicken…

walnut vinaigrette

2023 Update: This one is linked to the beet carpaccio post. I apparently was filthy rich at some point in my life. There’s a way to make this cheaper. I’ll play with this. Shake ingredients in a jar until emulsified.

beet carpaccio salad

2023 Update: I think this was for one of our Culinary Club get togethers. I do remember that this one of the first times I was exposed to the peppery deliciousness of arugula. Oh and also – is it safe to assume that you KNOW to aggressively scrub and rinse the dirt off of the…