Blog Archives for tag white balsamic vinegar

‘Kale Slaw with Soaked Raisins & Pine Nuts’

Hands down, my favorite variety of kale is Lacinato or Tuscan kale.  I like the sturdy yet tender texture of… Continue reading »

Roasted Tomato Walnut Chicken

I love the California walnut ads in food and lifestyle magazines—they always have a lovely spread of photos and recipe… Continue reading »

Radicchio & Watercress Salad with Pine Nuts, Mushrooms and Prosciutto

Very similar to the classic Italian tricolore salad of radicchio, endive and arugula with shaved Parmesan over top, my version of… Continue reading »

Radicchio & Walnut Salad with Golden Raisins and Sage Vinaigrette

The key to this salad is to not overdress it with the homemade vinaigrette–that way, each bite of the bitter… Continue reading »

Arugula & Fennel Salad with Figs, Golden Raisins & Pine Nuts

The ripe figs I am beginning to see in the markets this time of year are the Brown Turkey variety…. Continue reading »

Balsamic-Glazed Carrots with Blue Cheese

I adore the organic, multi-colored carrots that our local CSA offers this time of year.  A lovely mélange of orange,… Continue reading »

Red Cabbage & Walnut Salad

When most people think of French food, they think of rich, cream-based dishes or heavy sauces. While this can be true… Continue reading »

Watercress & Grapefruit Salad with Walnut Vinaigrette

I adore using a variety of citrus fruits in my cooking this time of year.  When it is chilly and grey… Continue reading »

Radicchio & Endive Salad with Juniper Berry-Thyme Vinaigrette

A great pairing for the botanical flavor of crushed juniper berries (other than the gin in my dry martini!) is… Continue reading »

‘Pan-Seared Salmon with Pear & Walnut Spinach Salad’

This wonderful recipe from Cooking Light magazine really highlights the beauty of omega-3 fatty acids.  Found in both salmon and… Continue reading »