Tabouli

Having its origin in Lebanon & Syria, tabouli (tabbouleh) is a vegetarian salad that combines minced herbs and soaked bulgar. It’s popular in mediterranean cuisine & had a surge of popularity in America in the late 1970s and early 80s. I remember my mother making this and thinking it was weird. As an adult, I’m … Continue reading

Spinach Bacon Mushroom Salad

Isn’t interesting how certain flavors go together, but on their face you might not think they would? Spinach, bacon and mushrooms might not sound like something you want to put together, but I bet this is delicious. I’d probably add some feta cheese and you could also throw in some sliced grape tomatoes, if you … Continue reading

Sour Cream Potato Salad

Clipped from some unknown magazine we find a recipe for Sour Cream Potato Salad. Although there is thankfully an absence of gelatin, this does call for the salad to be packed into a jello mold and chilled. I don’t love potato salad, but my mother used to make a red potato salad that I loved. … Continue reading

Salade Nicoise

Any recipe that uses a fancy spelling and a French word makes it seem like it’s more special than it probably is. Salade Nicoise purports to take inspiration from Nice, France. Nicoise style is generally associated with tomatoes, garlic, black olives & anchovies. This recipe does include the tomatoes and anchovies, so perhaps it is … Continue reading

Poppy Seed Dressing

This isn’t a dressing I like personally, but I do remember when it became really popular in the late 70s or 80s. It was all my parent’s friends talked about for some reason. Also, I found that onion juice is some kind of hair tonic these days. I’m not sure if it’s food grade, so … Continue reading