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Insalata Russa: The Salad with a Mysterious Pedigree

I almost got a headache reading around the origins for a mixture of veggies and mayonnaise that in Italy is known as “Insalata Russa” (i.e. Russian salad) and in Russia as “Salade Olivier”.  By all means, if you have time … Continue reading

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How to imbue a Winter salad with a sultriness that’s all about Summer

Salads spell summer and sultriness.  Disappointingly, too many people tend to limit the potential of a salad solely to the health aspect of its ingredients.  I get bored with the ‘health’ hype after a while … meaning, please bear with … Continue reading

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