Category Archives: salad

Tomato and Nectarine Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

Technically speaking, it’s a fruit salad. But practically speaking, it’s a sweet and savory accompaniment to any main course you may be grilling up this summer. Tomatoes and nectarines make beautiful music together in a dish that is truly a celebration of summer. … Continue reading

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Beet Tabbouleh

Herbs are everywhere you look at this time of year. Farmers’ markets and CSA baskets are brimming with them and gardens are positively taken over with the lush likes of parsley, mint, and basil. Seems like a good time to serve … Continue reading

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Green and Golden Snap Peas with Poached Chicken

It’s not often that I come across a vegetable I haven’t tried. But last week at the TaSH Farmer’s Market, I did just that. Purdy’s Farmer and the Fish based out of North Salem were featuring golden sugar snap peas, the first I’ve ever … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sassy Salad Turnips

Fall turnips have got nothing on their spring-harvested baby cousins, which are sometimes referred to as salad turnips because they are delicious eaten raw as well as roasted. These turnips are crunchy and peppery, kind of like their other cousins: radishes. To … Continue reading

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A Little Side of Green

It is quite a challenge getting enough green veg into your diet during the winter months. Frozen peas anyone? Luckily hearty kale and chard can still be found floating around at the markets here and there. This kale greens saute cannot be simpler. … Continue reading

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Winter Potato Salad

Recently, our very own Jeanne McLaurin (resident Ripe Earth nutritionist) had the distinct pleasure of visiting Russia. She brought back with her hundreds of amazing photos, wild and enchanting stories, and awesome vodka. But more importantly, she returned with tons and tons of recipe … Continue reading

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Celeriac Winter Slaw

Well hello there, Earthies. It’s been a while. Sorry for the prolonged absence but the holidays and other work took over for a bit. It’s good to be back! And back to reality it is. Sigh. As I’m sure many … Continue reading

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate

When I was a little girl, I used to love pomegranate season. I remember my dad slicing open this exotic red fruit, then bending back the tough skin and gently extracting the sweet, juicy seeds for me to snack on. When I saw … Continue reading

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Beets, Beet Greens, and Tomato Salad

I’m fairly certain no one will ever charge me with excessive frugality. But every once in a while, I manage to create a recipe that demonstrates a real “snout to tail” or “roots to leaves” approach to cooking that makes me … Continue reading

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Middle Eastern Style Braised Carrots

One of the most amazing (and exhausting) experiences of my culinary career was, without a doubt, working at the restaurant Rockpool in Sydney, Australia. I was fresh out of culinary school and ready to soak up anything and everything food … Continue reading

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