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Authentic Texas Potato Salad

Until not too long ago, I was a serious potato salad bigot.  This was not entirely my fault.  My mother, good ole gal, born and raised in the Brazos Bryan, Texas, made potato salad with onions, sweet pickles, pimento, eggs, mayonnaise and … Continue reading

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Ham Salad

Leftover ham and pre-boiled German eggs with a salad of roquette, cucumbers and radish. Ham Salad 2 cups cooked ham, coarsely chopped 4 hard boiled eggs, chopped 1 scallion, thinly sliced 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1 heaping tsp mustard Salt Pepper … Continue reading

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Char Sui Quail with Two Salads

The refrigerator is almost bare of vegetables.  All I’ve got left is beets and spinach.  It seems such a hardship not being near a Sens style farmers’ market :(  My full bunch of celery served the cause today in a … Continue reading

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Dak Bulgogi Salad with Quail Eggs

I first started making Korean quail eggs at home in Sens, France http://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2011/12/09/ginger-sesame-coquelet-with-korean-quail-eggs/.  The only kind of chillies I could find were those mild, French kind for babies and M. Parret.  Still, the eggs were good enough to repeat and I … Continue reading

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Spinach, Bacon, Egg and Mushroom Salad

I woke up this morning craving spinach salad.  I haven’t had that for a long time and I just love it when I think of something I’d like to eat and all the ingredients are in the fridge.  It’s serendipic … Continue reading

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Chicken Salad with Sweet Cucumber Pickle

There was that leftover chicken http://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2013/01/13/a-little-chicken/and this was quick.  Not a lot of time these days with the unpacking :(  But chicken salad is always good.  I knew I was going to make this so I pickled the cucumbers last … Continue reading

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Beet and Feta Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

My husband has always liked beets and, since I’ve found more interesting ways to prepare  them than his or my mother did, I do too.  This is a quick and easy way to enjoy them.  Buy the pre-cooked beets or … Continue reading

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Salmon and Marinated Shrimp Salad for Bento

Good news!  My husband just got promoted to the Foreign Service equivalent of a 2 star General!  So proud of him.  Of course I’ve always known he was superior :)  Jade and I will finally join the officer and gentleman … Continue reading

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Chicken Salad a la Frigidaire

Today it’s 90 F and humid in an ugly, Washington, D.C. kind of way.  This is why all the French run out of France in August!  It finally dawns on me.  I thought they left in August to get in … Continue reading

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Haricot Beurre Salad with Chorizo

I’m going to miss all these great vegetables when summer is over.  Of course there’ll still be other interesting vegetables in the market but I’ll miss the summer colors.  In the summer, if it wasn’t for meat, one could almost … Continue reading

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