Just because we eat with the seasons doesn’t mean we don’t have salads in winter. It just means we have different salads.
The delicate lettuces of spring don’t seem right when we have fires burning and it’s cold outside.
But the brightly colored endive that appears this time of year looks rather festive.
Thus another Winter Salad is born.
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Since harvesting our bumper crop of winter squashes I didn’t really feel like I should be buying other vegetables.
Then I found the perfect solution…..
We could have other vegetables as a first course.
We always have a first course on the weekends – no particular reason, just long-standing habit. Having a green (or any color other than orange) vegetable … Continue reading.....
Lettuce season is long past.
But we still, occasionally, want salad.
Fortunately, it’s the start of Savoy cabbage season.
Savoy, or green cabbage, which is the common type here, is much more tender than the white cabbage that is common in the US. And, while it isn’t good for coleslaw, it’s great for winter salads
Winter Cabbage Salad
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I have so many house photos to post I decided to break with tradition and do the recipe first – for those who just come by for the food.
I'm getting anxious for summer – and garden salads. Until then I make winter salads.
I don't buy lettuce out of season – actually, I don't buy lettuce at all. I … Continue reading.....