Tag: salads

A Big Summer Salad

Last week we wandered down the soup for all seasons path. This week, let’s talk leafy, green, studded-with-savories salads. While salads are not restricted to any one time of year, have you ever found yourself really craving their crisp, coolness on a hot summer day? When the thought of heavier food just makes you lose your […]

Nibbles & Bites: Croutons

Good croutons are like little nuggets of gold, carbohydrate contraband hidden amongst leafy greens and good-for-you veggies. How often, though, have you had fresh croutons or, better yet, made them yourself? Fresh croutons is actually a bit of a misnomer as the best bread for croutons is bread that’s been around a little bit. Just […]

Art of Salad Making

I make lots of salads. Sometimes I combine all the food groups in one bowl. For instance lettuce or spinach (vegetables), goat cheese (dairy), brown rice (carbohydrate), tuna (protein), chopped dried apricots (fruit) and dressing (fat). That’s just one example. Mark Bittman of the New York Times writes ever so succinctly about 101 simple salads. #38 […]

Fresh City

I just wanted to inform everyone of a great new restaurant in Herndon right near the Reston Town Center.  Fresh City, which apparently was based out of Boston, has opened its first DC location and I was really impressed with the food and the whole concept of a “fresh food marketplace”.  They just opened on […]