8, Apr 2011
Julia Child’s Vinaigrette

E’s go-to salad dressing. Ingredients 1/2 Tbsp finely minced shallot or scallion 1/2 Tbsp Dijon-type mustard 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/2 Tbsp wine vinegar 1/3 to 1/2 cup excellent olive oil, or other fine, fresh oil Freshly ground pepper Directions Shake all the ingredients together…

12, Jul 2009
Southwestern Chicken Salad

I decided to follow the basic approach of the recent larb and baked wonton recipes — grinding up and sauteeing some chicken, making a salad by adding fresh and pungent ingredients — but using sort-of southwestern vegetables and flavors. The result was pretty good, accompanied with beans, tortilla chips, and…

11, Jul 2009
Day After Larb Salad

A couple days after making the larb, I wanted to make a quick and fresh salad with the leftovers. I basically freshened the larb with more veggies and some nuoc cham and it was delicious again! This especially made sense because the larb dried out and mellowed a bit from…

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7, Jul 2009

After last week’s chicken patties, we wanted to try some more ground chicken dishes, and larb came to mind. I looked at a few recipes and ended up basing mine off this one. I hadn’t had larb in a long time, but the first bite brought it right back. It’s…

8, Feb 2009
Seared Albacore with Roasted Veggies and Pear Salad

I don’t cook with fish very much, partly because I don’t find most fishes that exciting, I’m not sure what to do with them, and the best ones are pretty expensive (and I worry about ruining an expensive cut). However! We are trying to reduce our unhealthy meats a little…

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