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How to Make a Great Salad

Earlier this week, Glamour Magazine’s Storked! blogger Christine Coppa asked readers what they like in salads. The responses were plentiful with ideas. Me? I like lots of veggies, a bit of cheese and usually a protein. Mmm. But that got me thinking about how my salad style has really changed. I used to think that …

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Heirloom Tomatoes with Blue Cheese Dressing

When I first saw the heirloom tomato with blue cheese dressing recipe in Barefoot Contessa at Home by Ina Garten (great cookbook, by the way), I wasn’t enthused. I despise mayonnaise and the dressing includes a hearty dose. Instead, I made a tangy, tasty vinaigrette to serve over my heirlooms. It was very tasty and …

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Me, Myself, and Cabbage: Almost Classic Coleslaw

As far as summer salads go, coleslaw is a classic. It’s great with everything from hamburgers and hot dogs to fried chicken. But as classics go, there are millions of variations with differing ingredients lists and must-haves. Some are saucier, some are less. Some have the traditional creamy dressing and others have oil and vinegar …

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