Category Archives: Salads

Grilled Kababs with the Durham Home Fries

I know, it’s been a while since I’ve written a post. This class was given way back in June and I ask your forgiveness for taking so long to put up the wonderful pictures that Casey Boone took for me … Continue reading

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HomeFries Cooking Class at the Durham Farmers’ Market

The HomeFries Cooking Team works their magic with summer melons, cucumbers, berries, herbs & goat cheese creating chilled soups, smoothies, salads & skewers. Continue reading

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Warm Brussels Sprout Salad as Winter Begins & Ends

A warm salad combining cool weather crops like Brussels sprouts, carrots, cauliflower and chard which is cooked just long enough in olive oil to bring out the natural sugars and leave some crunch in the vegetables. Continue reading

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Early Fall Vegetable & Quinoa Salad

Here’s a flexible quinoa salad that uses a blend of fall and summer vegetables as farmers’ markets transition with weather changes. Continue reading

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Black Beans in the Pressure Cooker

Here’s another way to cut your dinner prep in half with the pressure cooker! Black Beans are an excellent addition to many salads, soups and stews. Continue reading

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Quinoa Salad with Local Vegetables, Black Beans & Wild Rice

Interchangeable ingredients make this salad healthy, versatile and flexible to meet the needs of several meals. Add broth, stuff another vegetable with the base, or add chicken to create several meals from one base. Continue reading

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Spicy Quinoa Salad with Grilled Eggplant & Tuscan Basil

Grilled Rosa Eggplant provides a smokey undertone to the bright Tuscan Basil and fresh zucchini and red peppers. Dried Asian Peppers provide some heat and contrast the crispy red onion. Continue reading

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Roasted Potato Salad with Buttermilk & Yogurt Herb Dressing

Olive oil and herb roasted potatoes provide the back drop for a refreshing update to a summer classic. Homemade butternut dressing with Greek yogurt and fresh herbs blend well with farm fresh eggs and heirloom celery. Or make your base potatoes with specialty salts! Continue reading

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Quinoa Salad with Celery Leaf, Fresh Corn & Ripe Berries

Late spring celery leaves combined with the first of summer’s sweet corn and ripe berries made a quick meal with the addition of toasted quinoa, wild rice and local toasted pecans. Continue reading

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Salads, Soups & Stir Fry, OH MY!

Using winter and early spring greens as a base, along with colorful vegetables of the season, create a salad that can be stir-fried or eaten as a soup with the addition of homemade stock. Continue reading

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