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Curried Rice and Artichoke Salad

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Filed under Home Cooking + Recipes

My mom has been making this salad since I can remember.

From what she says, she got the recipe from some lady at some time after she tasted it at a potluck.

Recipes with blurry origin can be some of the best — something shared by a stranger, one of their favorite recipes they deem worthy to bring to a gathering. Read More »

Michael Symon’s Summery Tomato Salad

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Filed under Home Cooking + Recipes

For about eight months now, Michael Symon’s cookbook, Live to Cook: Recipes and Techniques to Rock Your Kitchen, has seemed to stare at me from its place on my bookshelf.

Don’t get me wrong, it’s a great cookbook — filled with recipes, techniques and photos that instantly draw you in.

It’s just that it is a little, well, intimidating to me.  You see, he has recipes of all kinds of dishes that I’ve never eaten in restaurants, much less cooked and at ate home.  Read More »