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Seasoned Rice Noodle Salad

Filled with sweet bell peppers, pea shoots and scallions, this easy recipe for Seasoned Rice Noodle Salad is excellent served with warm chicken. Spring is setting in here in Maine. Well, spring as we know it. Here, the last days of March through April is known as mud season. Some call it our fifth season, …

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Pickled Red Cabbage on a Quinoa Bowl

Pickled Red Cabbage

When I saw the heads of red cabbage at the farmers market recently, images of pickled red cabbage danced in my head. It’s been eons since I’ve had pickled cabbage and I do so love making pickled veggies. (Those dilly beans!) This recipe isn’t the sweet variety of pickled cabbage (like you’d find jarred in …

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Asparagus and Carrot Ribbon Salad

Light and delicate, Asparagus and Carrot Ribbon Salad is a lovely salad to make on late spring days. Serve it with something warm that’s crispy or crunchy. The variation in textures and temperatures is delightful. When the sun streamed through the windows on a recent morning, I wasn’t sure where in the morning we were. Was …

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Easy Fish Tacos with Cilantro Lime Slaw

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GortonsMealTime #TrustGortons #CollectiveBias Cilantro Lime Slaw, quick pickled cucumbers, all the fixings. Why not make this Tuesday a fish taco Tuesday in your house? It’s a delightful way to enjoy a meatless dinner. Corn tortillas, warm crispy fish, a …

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Warm French Lentil Salad

Warm French Lentil Salad combines carrots, onions and celery with a tangy, pleasant shallot vinaigrette. It’s a delightful dish to enjoy on dark, cold winter days. The first winter we were in Maine was foreign and unfamiliar. Darkness came earlier and it was darker than we’d ever experienced before. It was also cold, so very …

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Tarragon Vinaigrette Coleslaw

Forget mayonnaise based coleslaws! This Tarragon Vinaigrette Coleslaw has a sweet-tangy flavor. With apple cider vinegar, honey, tarragon and more. A funny thing happens when you successfully grow a lot of cabbage: you have to find a lot of ways to eat it. Turns out six heads — and the assorted regrowths we’re experimenting with — …

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French Breakfast Radish, Prosciutto and Egg Breakfast Salad on Baby Kale

Who says salad can’t be for breakfast? This French Breakfast Radish, Prosciutto and Egg Breakfast Salad on Baby Kale recipe is perfect for starting the day. In the past week I’ve interviewed one author who fell into writing for children, sending off a manuscript just to see what would happen, and another who wrote and submitted novels for 17 years …

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