arugula salad with persimmons, beets and burrata

arugula salad with persimmons, golden beets and burrata | pamela salzman

I have a bad habit in my classes of demonstrating a recipe and then going on and on about all the ways to tweak it.  It's one of my favorite dorky cooking things to do.  I'll say, " … and then you can sub avocados for the cheese for a different twist.  And if you use avocado, toasted pumpkin seeds ...

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Curried Chicken Salad Recipe

curried chicken salad

I'm sure you all pushed away your keyboards and ran into the kitchen to poach chicken after Monday's post, right?  Perfect!  Now let's do something healthy and delish with your chicken.  I have a recipe for the BEST curried chicken salad I have ever eaten!   Even my family, which to my chagrin ...

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Deconstructed Guacamole Salad Recipe

deconstructed guacamole salad | pamela salzman

I just dropped off my oldest at college this past weekend.  Up until this point, nothing has made me feel as old as saying to someone, "I have a child in college."  And it doesn't help when people respond with, "Wow!"  Rub it in.  Thank heavens for Mr. Picky who is in elementary school and still ...

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California Nicoise Salad Recipe

california nicoise salad | pamela salzman

I just arrived in New York for my annual summer vacay with my parents, my sisters and their families.  We've descended upon my parents' house in Long Island for a week of old fashioned backyard fun with a few trips to the beach and the ice cream parlor.  It also involves some serious menu planning ...

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fiesta salad with salsa vinaigrette recipe

fiesta salad with salsa vinaigrette | pamela salzman

Whenever I plan the amount of food I make in my classes, I always make sure I have tons of whatever salad I am teaching.  96% of my students are women and women loooooove salad.  And so do I.  I could eat salad for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  First course, side dish or main course.  I love lots of ...

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the perfect spring salad recipe

the perfect spring salad | pamela salzman

I just had to squeeze in this last recipe before Easter (and Passover) in the hopes that some of you are still looking for inspiration!  I taught this salad all last month in my classes and it was THE salad I seemed to make all the time last year when I had people over for dinner in the spring. ...

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