Peppery Perfect Pasta Salad

School’s out! I am celebrating with a salad! . . . → Read More: Peppery Perfect Pasta Salad

Three-Kale and Beet Green Salad with Radish and Pine Nuts

Check out this versatile kale salad recipe plus some bonus Cinco de Mayo recipes. . . . → Read More: Three-Kale and Beet Green Salad with Radish and Pine Nuts

Curried Quinoa, Wild Rice, and Veggie Salad

This salad was inspired from my lunch at the CIA run pop-up bakery in San Antonio last month. It combines quinoa, wild rice, peas, carrots, and radish. . . . → Read More: Curried Quinoa, Wild Rice, and Veggie Salad

Radish Salad

“If you don’t like the weather in Oklahoma, just wait a minute and it’ll change.” —Will Rogers

This quote is just not another Rogers’ witticism.   Having lived in Oklahoma most of my life I know it is the honest to goodness truth.

For example, on Sunday, January 26, 2014, it was 65+ degrees.   . . . → Read More: Radish Salad

Spicy Thai Noodle Salad with Raw Veggies

This is a great salad thanks to Jen at Juanita’s Cocina. I used some radishes and green onions from the garden and some basil from the green house. . . . → Read More: Spicy Thai Noodle Salad with Raw Veggies

My final “Best Burger” installment (at least for now)

“Poblanocado” Burgers with Jicama-Radish Salad and Lime-Chipotle Vinaigrette. This was my best hope for winning in 2009! Foiled again! . . . → Read More: My final “Best Burger” installment (at least for now)

A Lagniappe: Take-out Queen, Radish Salad, Garden Update

A rant and recipe . . . → Read More: A Lagniappe: Take-out Queen, Radish Salad, Garden Update

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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