German-Style Potato Salad

2 pounds (6 medium-sized) white new potatoes or Yukon gold 1 quite small, mild red onion 10 slices bacon 1 egg, slightly beaten 1/2 cup sugar 1 T. all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp. each dry mustard and salt 1/3 cup each water and white wine vinegar Salt and pepper to taste Dry or chopped fresh parsley […]

Sweet Potato Salad with Fresh Ginger

2 cups medium diced sweet potatoes, Okinawan preferred (or a mixture of orange and purple) 1/2 cup raisins, golden preferred 1/3 cup finely diced celery 2/3 cup finely diced red onion 2 tsp. freshly grated ginger 1/2 cup mayonnaise (or 1/4 cup mayo and 1/4 cup Greek yogurt) 1 T. finely chopped parsley Source: Courtesy […]

Quinoa Salad with sweet potatoes and apples

1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 1/2 cups quinoa Salt 1 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch dice Freshly ground pepper 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 1/2 to 1 tsp. (or to taste) agave 2 large Granny Smith apples, cut into 1/2-inch dice 1/2 medium red onion, thinly sliced 8 packed cups […]

Bitter Green Salad with Roasted Pears

8 firm, ripe Bosc pears (4 lb.), peeled, cored, and cut lengthwise into 8 wedges 1-1/2 T. extra virgin olive oil 1 head of radicchio 1 bunch of watercress, coarse stems discarded 1 bunch of arugula OR 1 small head of chicory and 1 small head of escarole and 1 bunch mizuna, coarse stems discarded* […]

Green Pea Salad

30 ounces frozen peas 1/3 cup salad or olive oil 5-1/3 T. red wine vinegar 3/4 tsp. salt 1 T. or more of minced fresh mint 1/2 cup, slightly more or less, of finely chopped bermuda onion 1/4 cup, slightly more or less, of greek yogurt or sour cream Lettuce Tomatoes Optional: bacon, fried crisp […]