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Potato Salad Ideas for Your Summer Enjoyment

I first posted this is January.Which is not the middle of summer, but I thought potato salad would go well for the Super Bowl. It's football season again, with NFL preseason games on the tube tonight. So, winter or summer, end of season or just preseason, potato salad is always a delight for your table.…

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Tomatillo Salad Dressing

For this tomatillo week, I’ve had lots of fun exploring page after page of tomatillo recipes. There are salsas aplenty, of course, but it’s been enlightening to find other tomatillo uses — ones that just would not have popped into my head. Here, for example, is a Tomatillo Salad Dressing using lots of ingredients you…

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Olive Salad from The Lebanese Cookbook by Hussien Dekmak

In his new book The Lebanese Cookbook distinguished chef Hussien Dekmak presents a full spectrum of Lebanese dishes, from the light and quick for summer to the rich and nurtured for the winter. This lovely salad is one of those light, quick summery delights that abound in the book. If you love olives, this dish…

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Fresh Corn and Black Bean Salad from I Love Corn by Lisa Skye

Summer is upon us. The corn is “fresh” now from Florida but soon, pretty soon the fresh corn in our stores will be local. It is time to search for you copy of I Love Corn by Lisa Skye [2012]. Oh, you don’t have a copy yet? You want one, you really do. This recipe…

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