The realest spinach salad and cheese pretzel

In today’s edition of food blogging foods that oughtn’t be food blogged, we have a spinach salad and cheese pretzel from Esther’s German Bakery. Wait, though. We have spinach, tomatoes, yellow pepper, and some roasted potatoes from last week. I’m both proud and slightly embarrassed to share that for salad dressing, I used the leftover […]

Soba salad with soy-ginger dressing

Longtime (hah) readers (hi, Mom) will note that this “salad” is very, very similar to the spring roll salad I posted in September. And, yes. I love a salad that has noodles and a soy saucey dressing. Yum. Soba Salad with Soy-ginger Dressing Inspired by Smitten Kitchen 1 small serving soba noodles 1 or 2 playing-card […]

Ottolenghi’s gado gado, highly revised

I like salad, I just don’t like it as a whole meal. With a build and appetite that would be kindly called “robust,” I’d have to eat a shocking number of raw leaves to feel satisfied. My “no salad as a meal” rule has a few notable exceptions: salads served in deep-fried taco shells, salads […]