Posts Tagged "salad"

Beet Carpaccio with Goat Cheese and Pepitas

This Beet Carpaccio is one of those recipes that looks fancy, but is incredibly easy to make. Like, seriously, it’s almost embarrassing how easy it is. You’ll roast some beets, slice ’em up, add some delicious toppings and there you go, a beautiful and tasty dish! Speaking of beautiful, can we just take a moment to appreciate how pretty beets Read More

Chicory Salad with Blue Cheese and Pears

My mom used to make a similar salad to this one when I was growing up and I used to resist it because my (totally wrong) brain thought that pears couldn’t be good in a salad. Well, when I finally came around and realized that pears are DELICIOUS in salad, I felt like a real moron. Take it from me Read More

Roasted Asparagus with Marinated Tomato Salad

This salad is perfect for the end of Spring/Beginning of Summer. Asparagus is still in season and cherry tomatoes are popping up at farmer’s markets all over. The combination of slightly charred asparagus and sweet, juicy tomatoes is really delicious and then top it off with Parmesan and fresh basil? Perfection! Also, can we just appreciate how really, really ridiculously Read More

Spring Salad with Sugar Snap Peas and Beets

Spring is such an exciting time! At least here in Chicago it is. The sun stays out longer, the weather gets warmer and we can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel that is winter. Every year, like clockwork, I completely forget how much I love when the weather starts to warm up. Seriously, it’s like my Read More

Spicy Cucumber Salad with Sesame Dressing

Cucumber salad is one of my favorite things to make because it’s so easy to throw together and it’s so delicious and refreshing, you almost forget it’s actually healthy! Also, it’s like really pretty. The ribbons of cucumber are fun to eat and easy to make, Just use your Y vegetable peeler! I like to use fresno peppers in this Read More

My Favorite Quick Pickled Red Cabbage

If you follow me on Snapchat (my username is carolynscooking) you’ve probably seen me making and eating my favorite quick pickled cabbage. I make it alllll the time and that’s because, I’m crazy about it! I know what you’re probably thinking, “she’s crazy about…cabbage?” I know, I know, that seems like a weird thing to go bonkers over but I’m Read More