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Pearl barley salad

Pearl barley is a wonderful base for a substantial salad: satisfyingly chewy with a slightly woody taste… in a good sense. This salad takes a little forethought but, in the end, not a lot of time, and it can be … Continue reading

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Summer salads: Mozzarella & avocado

This recipe is not so much a way of using up summer veggie garden excess (though I do sneak in one of my over-abundant cucumbers) as a nod to the Bartoccioni family’s deli up in town where every Friday, just before … Continue reading

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Summer salad: Avocado & cucumber

Each year I do the same thing. I sow lots of cucumber seeds, presuming that they won’t all come up; they do. I plant them all, presuming that most of them will succumb to mildew; they don’t. So I find … Continue reading

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Summer salad: Green beans & potatoes

For me, salads in summer are generally made of whatever I find in the fridge that can be put on the table in edible form quickest. This one is useful in that it absorbs much of the over-abundant green bean … Continue reading

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