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Baby Blue Salad from Southern Living. The pecans are addictive! this is one of their
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Posted to Thread #13411 at 2:26 pm on Jan 13, 2009
top rated recipes and I can see why.
I used a combo of radicchio, spinach, very small and tender curly endive, romaine and leaf lettuces. It was the last of some great roquefort purchased at Costco.
Baby Blue Salad
Prep: 10 min. For ease, make the Sweet-and-Spicy Pecans and Balsamic Vinaigrette ahead of time.
1 (5-ounce) bag mixed spring salad greens
2 ounces crumbled blue cheese
1 orange, peeled and sectioned
1/2 pint fresh strawberries, quartered
1/2 cup Sweet-and-Spicy Pecans (recipe follows)
Balsamic Vinaigrette (recipe follows)
Toss together first 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Drizzle with 1/2 cup Balsamic Vinaigrette, gently tossing to coat. Serve with remaining vinaigrette.
Yield: Makes 2 servings
1/4 cup sugar
1 cup warm water
1 cup pecan halves
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
Stir together ¼ sugar and warm water until sugar dissolves. Add pecans; soak for 10 minutes. Drain, discarding liquid.
Combine 2 Tablespoons sugar. chili powder, and red pepper. Add pecans; toss to coat. Place pecans in a single layer on a lightly greased baking sheet.
Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes, stirring once.
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
3 tablespoons honey
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 small shallots, minced
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup olive oil
Whisk together first 7 ingredients until thoroughly blended. Gradually whisk in olive oil, blending well.
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- 13411. Coq au Vin from SF Gate, this was really delicious. I made minor changes, which are noted below. [LINK] - Curious1 - 2:00pm on 01/13/09 (3)
- Baby Blue Salad from Southern Living. The pecans are addictive! this is one of their [LINK] - Curious1 - 2:26pm on 01/13/09
- Both of these recipes sound GREAT. Thanks Curious! [NT] - Pat-NoCal - 4:19pm on 01/13/09
- Thanks soooo much for posting, I was there many years ago, brought back memories! [NT] - suz - 11:02pm on 01/13/09