Asian Rice Salad

This is a great salad for entertaining over the summer. You can easily double or triple it for a large party, and it makes for a beautiful presentation. I love the bright colors that make this dish a real showstopper. I know that the dressing has Asian flavors, but you can pair it will just… Continue reading Asian Rice Salad


New Favorite Kale Salad

If this recipe were to have a real title, it would probably be Kale Salad with Creamy Lemon & Goat Cheese Vinaigrette. A little long winded, but you can see where this is headed. I think one of the reasons that people don’t like kale is because it has such a fibrous and rough texture.… Continue reading New Favorite Kale Salad


Kale Salad with Citrus, Avocado, & Spicy Almonds

I had a version of this salad last summer at one of my favorite restaurants in Pawtucket, the Garden Grille. I love this restaurant because the menu is proudly vegetarian with a number of vegan options. You’d think this would limit the crowd, but almost every time I’ve visited there has been a wait. One… Continue reading Kale Salad with Citrus, Avocado, & Spicy Almonds


Cherry & Pecan Stuffed Endive

This is the second dish for my "girl's night" dinner party. It's the perfect dainty appetizer to substitute for eating a sit-down salad. Endive is pretty bitter, which is why I have stuffed it with creamy, cheesy, and sweet things. The candied pecans add a rich, fatty texture that is also sweet and spicy. The… Continue reading Cherry & Pecan Stuffed Endive