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Potato and Fried Hard Boiled Egg Salad

I just love spices, and I used several in this flavorful warm potato salad with an Indian flare.  Mustard oil is available in international grocery stores, and it’s worth seeking out to add a spicy mustard flavor to food.  I top this dish with fried hard boiled eggs that is a common dish in Nepal. 

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Egg Salad

Egg salad is one of life’s best treats!  It’s inexpensive to make, and great for feeding a crowd.  You can eat it by itself, on a sandwich, in a lettuce leaf, or my favorite way….on Frito Scoops.  Here’s my version, and you can decide yourself how it should be eaten.

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Russian Olivier Salad

Here’s a perfect salad to take to a picnic or party!  The surprise ingredient is the the crunchy pickle, which is really a perfect flavor in this traditional Russian dish. Some recipes add diced ham, but I prefer to keep it vegetarian to please every palate!

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Orange and Fennel Salad

I first ate this salad in Morocco, but then had a similar version in Israel, which is an example of how similar these two cuisines are.  The worst part of making this salad is segmenting the oranges without any pith, but the result is so beautiful. 

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Cabbage & Fruit Salad

I love making this salad in the fall when pears are in season.  It’s also a beautiful salad to serve on a holiday buffet table.  You can really add any fruits and nuts you want, but try this version first and see how well you like it. 

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Red Chile Caesar Salad

I first learned to make this salad after visiting the Santa Fe Cooking School.  This version uses a traditional Caesar dressing with the addition of red chile powder.  I use New Mexican chile powder that’s not too spicy hot.  My favorite part of this salad is the croutons, which are sprinkled with chile powder before baking.  I like to use a rustic loaf of bread with the crust removed, then I tear it into big chunks for the croutons.  Be sure to make extra because you’ll be snacking on them all day!

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Italian Bread Salad (Panzanella)

Panzanella is an Italian salad using day-old bread that is toasted and tossed with tomatoes.  I like to tear the bread before toasting it, which gives it a more crispy texture.  Of course, using ripe summer tomatoes is the best way to enjoy this salad, but cherry tomatoes any time of year will be delicious too.

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