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Simple Slaw for Taco Night

Simple Slaw for Taco Night

Tonight is "taco night" which means make a taco or burrito with any or all: chorizo from the Coop...

Black Bean Salad

Black Bean Salad

Where I grew up in Almaden Valley, a suburb of San Jose, California, my mom and the other ladies...

Black Rice Salad with Kale

Black Rice Salad with Kale

The deep purple hue and nutty texture of black rice (Lotus Foods' Forbidden Rice) make it one of...

Candied Walnuts

Candied Walnuts

Make a batch of these candied walnuts to enjoy with Roasted Beets or simply sprinkle them on a...

Avocado Lime Dressing

Avocado Lime Dressing

Serve this dressing with a green salad or sticks of jicama on taco night or drizzle over a black...

Sonoma Chicken Salad

Sonoma Chicken Salad

Sad fact: Whole Foods has changed their Sonoma Chicken Salad and at least what is available here...

Egg Salad

Egg Salad

A text with a friend yesterday reminded me to post some of my "just stir it together" favorites,...

Raw Kale Salad with Quinoa

Raw Kale Salad with Quinoa

This salad has been a favorite of mine since before I moved to Montana, over a dozen years ago. I...

Tomatoes and Mozzarella

Tomatoes and Mozzarella

Tomato season has taken it's sweet time getting here this year, but now that we are in the last...

Chinese Chicken Salad

Chinese Chicken Salad

This sweet heat dressing pulls together all the farmers market vegetables and shredded rotisserie...

Crispy Lentils

Crispy Lentils

Pantry items are a whole lot easier to incorporate into meals when you get them cooked. This photo...

Black Pepper Ranch

Black Pepper Ranch

Black pepper and buttermilk make a great dip, drizzle, or dressing—think of it as ranch dressing...

Grated Carrot Salad

Grated Carrot Salad

The next time you need to bring something to a summer BBQ, make this grated carrot salad. It's...

Spicy Purple Slaw

Spicy Purple Slaw

You're on your way to making a slaw when you thinly slice any sturdy vegetable. For dressing, you...

Three Bean Salad

Three Bean Salad

Got cooked beans you need to use? Make a bean salad and you'll have something to eat for lunch or...

Sunflower Sprouts

Sunflower Sprouts

When it's still winter in Montana and I'm craving something green and growing, I plant a tray of...

Garden Ranch Dressing

Garden Ranch Dressing

A fresh green salad with ranch dressing is a great partner for anything off the grill, as well as...

French Vinaigrette

French Vinaigrette

This classic vinaigrette enhances your fresh garden greens and beautiful farmer's market produce...

Crispy Garbanzos

Crispy Garbanzos

Crispy garbanzos are something you can make at home, the key is to let the beans air dry for 30...

Jicama Grapefruit Salad

Jicama Grapefruit Salad

Make plans, but do less.  This mindset is helping me cure decades of type-A overdrive, and enjoy...

Spring Rolls

Spring Rolls

Ahhhh, the aroma of fresh mint has me excited for my class at the Cancer Support Community...

Warm Red Cabbage Salad

Warm Red Cabbage Salad

This salad from Deborah Madison of Greens (the cookbook and eponymous San Francisco restaurant)...

Modified Memphis Coleslaw

Modified Memphis Coleslaw

This is the coleslaw you want for pulled pork. My modified Memphis-style slaw is creamy, sweet and...

Apple-Fennel Slaw

Apple-Fennel Slaw

  This slaw is the perfect complement to fish and shellfish (especially crab cakes!) but is...

Winter Squash and Greens

I ripped chef Melissa Perello’s ginger-roasted squash recipe from my December 2010 Food & Wine...

Bean Salad

Bean Salad

As much as I like to cook, sometimes it is fun and satisfying to open a couple cans and call it a...

Raw Kale Salad with Quinoa

Raw Kale Salad with Quinoa

Fresh flavors. Seasonal greens. Creamy goodness without dairy or mayo. I've been adapting raw food...

Spicy Quinoa Salad

Spicy Quinoa Salad

How convenient to find inspiration in August's Food & Wine, an idea for using garbanzo beans...

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