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Lemon Honey Vinaigrette

Tweet This recipe is a versatile, slightly sweet, yet tart dressing that compliments a variety of fresh fruits and leafy greens. For a heartier meal, toss spring greens with the vinaigrette, place a piece of grilled salmon on top and spoon additional dressing over the salmon. Garnish with lemon slices.       Ingredients: 1/4 […]

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Tortellini Salad with Red Pepper Hummus Vinaigrette

Tweet This boldly flavored warm pasta salad is a crowd-pleaser and a great dish to bring to a pot-luck. The Kalamata olives compliment the red pepper hummus and for more of a Greek taste, add the optional feta cheese and use a Greek olive oil. Store-bought tortellini and a dressing quickly made from hummus will […]

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Cranberry Vinaigrette

Tweet Fresh cranberries are in season from late October until early winter. They can be stored in the refrigerator for a month or so but, do not wash until you are ready to use. This tangy-sweet dressing will add pizzazz to tender lettuces, pairs well with poultry and pork and turns your leftover holiday turkey […]

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Gorgonzola Vinaigrette

Tweet As a rule, my salad dressing consists only of ¬†extra-virgin olive oil, vinegar, sea salt and a few good grinds of black pepper. There is an old Italian saying about who should see to the making of the dressing for salad and it goes like this: A miser should see to the vinegar, a […]

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Ricotta Salata Dressing

Tweet Ricotta salata is not the ricotta used in dishes, such as lasagna. This ricotta is pressed, dried and salted, (salata) with a firm but crumbly texture and mild, milky flavor. Think of it as an Italian feta. Originally made in Sicily, it is also made in the Italian regions of Campania, Apulia, and Lazio. […]

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