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Thanksgiving Idea: Roast Pumpkin, Golden Beet & Squash Salad with Garlic from Nourish

This is a clever idea for your Thanksgiving table. First of all, when we imagine that Thursday table we think about the turkey, the stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes and the prized pumpkin pie sitting on the sideboard or kitchen counter. The salad? Salad for Thanksgiving? I really never considered that a key part of the…

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Pomegranate & Cucumber Salad from Pomegranates & Pine Nuts by Bethany Kehdy

Pomegranates & Pine Nuts by Bethany Kehdy appeared in 2013. It was a dashing proponent for recipes from the Middle East, featuring Lebanese, Moroccan and Persian dishes. And it remains a leading book for these cuisines. You might say this book ages gracefully, but I suspect it will forever thrive. The recipes are lively, popping with…

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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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