Oswald Rivera

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Category: salads (page 1 of 3)

CAPRESE SALAD

Caprese Salad is a popular Italian salad made with mozzarella, tomatoes, basil, salt and olive oil. It sometimes contains arugula. The following recipe is my adaptation which has loose leaf lettuce rather than arugula. I happened to have loose lettuce on hand and used that.… Read more...

BLUEBERRY-CUCUMBER-FETA SALAD

I’ve never been a fan of fruit salads—until I came across this one. Where I got it from, I have no idea. But it was another hot day, and the thought of heating up the stove for a meal, was just unthinkable.… Read more...

PANZANELLA (TOMATO-BREAD SALAD)

Panzanella (pant-sa-nella) is a tomato-bread salad that hails from Tuscany. Historians state that it’s origins is the 16th century, when Italians started mixing onions, oil and vinegar with bread.  It wasn’t until the 20th century when tomatoes were added, and that has become the norm.… Read more...

ENSALADA DE ALMEJAS CON AGUACATE Y TOMATES

Summer time again. The weather heats up and the thought of cooking over a stove, even with air conditioning, is insufferable. So here’s a quickie salad you may consider but may not have thought of.  It’s a salad of clams with avocado and tomatoes.… Read more...

ZUCCHINI SALAD

Summer is zucchini time, what some call summer squash (as opposed to winter squash). Any amateur gardener knows how prolific the little suckers can be. Thus we have an abundance of zucchini, and an abundance of hot weather. Combine the two for better affect when  the humidity is high, and you got Zucchini Salad.… Read more...

SPINACH-GARBANZO SALAD

It’s as hot as you know what. The heat wave if infesting almost the entire country. These are salad days. No heating up that kitchen stove. Instead, how ’bout a nice Spinach-Garbanzo Salad. By garbanzo, I mean chickpeas, as they are called in these parts.… Read more...

ENSALADA DE REMOLACHA (Beet Salad)

Recently a friend gave us a bunch of fresh beets that she had just grown in her garden. So, the question was, What do we do with beets? I guess one could make Borscht. What else? There’s always beet salad.  But you really have to like beets to eat beet salad.… Read more...

Tofu Salad

Waning days of summer, but it’s still hot in certain areas; and salads are king. Which means one has to become inventive.  There are so many ways of making a  good salad, and so many ingredients that can be used, apart from the usual greens and tomatoes.… Read more...

Steak Salad

Summertime is salad time. But one gets tired of the usual greens topped with dressing. So, how ’bout a steal salad? That’s right: a Steak Salad. If you like steak and who doesn’t? (Unless your a vegan). And if you like salads, this is tailor-made.… Read more...

Dressing Up Potato Salad

 Potato salad is everywhere during the summer—in Church socials, picnics, barbecues, outdoor grilling, you name it. And usually it’s always the same: boiled and cubed potatoes drenched in mayonnaise with some salt and pepper. But there are ways to dress up this favorite so it doesn’t get boring.… Read more...

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