Romaine Fennel Salad Vegan Gluten Free Nut Free Soy Free Green Salad With Apple Pepitas Cranberries And Goat Cheese
By adding vegetables and dressings these can become a great side dish for BBQs family gatherings and picnics. and this is not even to mention all the different dressings and dips that are now available for you to choose from. All salads have at least 2 or more ingredients which complement one another. YOU too can create fantastic combinations just using left-over vegetables sitting in the refrigerator OR you can go extreme and prepare an exotic fruit salad. Whichever ones you choose - don t limit your creative juices - let them flow - use some of this information for creating a new salad and WOW your family or guests. This salad is quite simple. Few ingredients little preparation time less headache. Sometimes simple is best. As I ve mentioned before the French like to eat in courses. Instead of preparing it all at once setting it all out on the table and trying keep everything hot at once they separate things out into courses.
There s an old half whiskey barrel on the cottage deck that grows pansies and a few of the pansy blossoms sometimes find their way into a salad (they are edible as are violet blossoms if you don t mind picking them out of your lawn). Lemon balm is another interesting perennial with a citrus flavor that makes it easy to identify when playing the salad guessing game. Tarragon is another anise-flavored herb but I m not a big fan - for some reason I find tarragon numbs my mouth. But I ve been overruled on that account and there s always a little tarragon in our cottage salads. Kale grows well in northern gardens and we sometimes harvest mature kale in the dead of winter. When the plants are young in August and September the smaller leaves go well in a salad but because they are rough they do need to be torn into small pieces.
Some are sweet and some are extremely tart. Most people prefer these dressed with a simple vinaigrette to release the flavours of the lettuces. - fruit salads - these are so versatile that they can be eaten for breakfast lunch dinner snack - virtually anytime at all. A fruit salad can be as simple as using a few different cans of canned fruit: such as a fruit cocktail or if time permits - a fresh fruit salad composed of seasonal fresh fruits can be made. - fish/seafood salads - For those of us who live inland - seafood salads are a real treat - but with all the canned & frozen varieties available this no longer needs to be the case. A bit of crab meat even imitation crab can be added to a green or pasta salad for a more elegant meal. - complete meal salads - By adding a few pieces of left-over meat eggs or cheese (for protein) any salad can become a meal-in-itself. Some countries have already been doing this for centuries - such as the antipasto salad from Italy. - pasta salads - pasta salads have come a long way from just eating cold mac & cheese.