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Crunchy Egg Salad

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It’s the day before Thanksgiving and wouldn’t you know it, my assignment for the family feast is to make a salad. But in the meantime, a person must eat, and today, I’m eating my favorite crunchy egg salad on my favorite toasted black rice bread. I’m turned off by the mushy, mayonaise-y heaviness of the […]

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Salad for Breakfast

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This salad works equally well for me as a light breakfast or an afternoon snack. It also makes great finger food for road trips and movie munchies. Just three ingredients: chopped apple (I use Pink Lady here, but Fuji is another favorite), chopped celery, and plain unsalted roasted peanuts. Crisp, crunchy, refreshing, sweet, satisfying, it […]

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Not Your Average Chicken Salad

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First of all, it’s not your average chicken. I eat meat so rarely that when I go out of my way for it, which I do when my body sends up a persistent yearning, I go for the best. A label that says “free-range” or “natural” will not sway me when what I really want […]

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