This salad is at its most simple a great big excuse for me to make Green Goddess Dressing. I’m a California girl through and through and Green Goddess is too.
Though this dressing is just a tad bit older than me — it has been around, by some accounts, since the 1920s when a chef at the Palace Hotel made his West Coast version of the classic French sauce verte. If you grew up out west, you probably remember that Green Goddess was all the rage right about the time Madonna came out with Material Girl and Regan was our commander in chief. But, with time, this dressing went the way of shoulder pads and scrunchies and became all but obsolete.
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My favorite salad recipe to welcome spring — roasted salmon, asparagus, fingerling potatoes, and watercress with Crème fraîche Dressing.
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A healthy winter salad of mango, kale, feta, and orange juice.
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My latest twist on Chicken Noodle soup made with soba and miso.
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This month’s Pretty. Easy. is a healthy, wholesome vegetarian recipe for Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chipotle Chili.
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Keeping it simple in the kitchen and tips for a fabulous winter salad.
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This is one of those fall salads that I keep come back to time and again for anything from entertaining to eating alone.
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A fall slant on the classic Italian bread salad, panzanella, made with apples, squash, and fall greens.
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This kale salad with garbanzo beans, tomatoes, diced cucumbers, quiona, and feta is hearty enough to make a meal but healthy enough to feel good about eating.
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It’s so hot that I can barely eat much less cook. Luckily, this tomato gazpacho recipe is so easy to throw together that it can hardly be called cooking.
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