Monthly Archives: October 2010

After Dinner Salad

My mother-in-law lived in Italy for a number of years and she still serves a European style after dinner salad. I actually love the custom. It is a great way to refresh the palate between dinner and dessert and I’ve … Continue reading

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Oil Free Vinaigrette

Another super easy dressing. It is oil free/fat free, but has a sweetener in it so it is not sugar-free. This is my basic, daily dressing. The recipe makes enough for a few days at a time. Throw everything in … Continue reading

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Broccoli Cheddar Soup

There is something comforting about broccoli soup. This version is thickened with the cheese, but there is no added milk or cream, so it still has a lightness to it. I serve this for dinner with bread or rolls and … Continue reading

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Egg Salad – Hoosier Style

This is my mom’s standard egg salad recipe, which she claimed was “Indiana style,” where she grew up. I have never eaten egg salad in Indiana and can not verify this claim. She also had a ton of egg salad … Continue reading

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Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

There are many different methods for hard boiling eggs, but I have found this one to be pretty bulletproof. For 6-12 eggs. Any more than that, the times change. Place eggs in a single layer in a sauce pan or … Continue reading

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Parmesan Black Pepper Vinaigrette

This is a fantastic, flavorful dressing for green or pasta salad. The tang of the parmesan is balance by the punch of black pepper. This dressing is easy, easy, easy. 2 T White balsamic, wine or champagne vinegar 2 T … Continue reading

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Caprese Salad Sticks

This is an idea that would work for  a salad course or as an appetizer. These salad sticks are loosely based on a caprese salad, but would work great with fruit or grilled vegetables. This is a pretty simple recipe. … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Welcome to Soup or Salad Blog, our little corner of the internet dedicated to all things soup, salad and things that are yummy. Why soup and salad? These oft neglected yummy dishes are underrepresented, often relegated to a hurried lunch … Continue reading

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