Apricot and Arugula Salad

by Nancy Buchanan on June 16, 2014

“Schools out for summer!”… Oh, happy day! I love teaching… and I’m always a little sad to see my students go… but I am also more than excited to have a little more free time […]


Roasted Delicata Squash Salad with Apple Butter Vinaigrette

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by Nancy Buchanan on November 12, 2013

Thanksgiving is almost here and it’s all about the pumpkin… pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, pumpkin bars…. and of course, who could forget “pumpkin juice”?  But there is far more to winter squash than just pumpkin […]


Fried Egg and Frisee Salad

by Nancy Buchanan on October 16, 2013

                                    “Are you feeling lucky?” For years, I’d always think about this quote from Dirty Harry when thinking […]


Hatch Chile Pesto Potatoes

by Nancy Buchanan on July 22, 2013

They’re coming!!!!!!  The date is now circled on my calendar and I am counting down the days.  You see, my “stash” is almost gone… I feel a little (ok, a lot) like Charlie in the […]


Romaine Salad with Blue Cheese Vinaigrette

by Nancy Buchanan on June 17, 2013

Yesterday was the “official” start of the grilling season (ok, maybe nobody else thinks so, but in my book THAT is when it starts!). In my house, that means 3 or 4 nights a week […]


Just when I thought it couldn’t get any better… Melissas Produce went and introduced NEW produce collections. The newest additions are – Organic Purification Boxes! Melissas graciously sent me the Organic Purification Box B to […]


Avocado, Tomato and Poached Egg Salad

by Nancy Buchanan on March 11, 2013

“”From good people come good things”.   Yes, they do. Like the beautiful avocados in this Avocado, Tomato and Poached Egg Salad that  was  inspired by my trip to the Pinkerton’s avocado ranch.  Last weekend […]


Farro Salad with Tangerines and Dried Blueberries

by Nancy Buchanan on February 10, 2013

Welcome to Citruspalooza – my own little celebration of all things citrus! As you know, citrus is a subject that is near and dear to my heart. Given my love affair not only with citrus […]


Carrot Salad with Moroccan Spices

by Nancy Buchanan on January 7, 2013

Happy 2013!!! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season! As you may have noticed, I took the holidays  off – immersing myself fully in the season and luxuriating in spending time with my […]