Category: salads

The Perfect Avocado Salad

By , July 4, 2017 20:00

I don’t like guacamole, but I love fresh avocados.  Weird, I know.  It’s just the beginning of my hypocrisy.

As with any recipe, the ingredients should be adjusted according to your tastes.  I like this to be very acidic and tend to use a lot more vinegar than most people.

  • 4 ripe medium Hass avocados, peeled, pitted and sliced into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 medium heirloom tomato, halved and sliced
  • 1/2 large red onion, sliced thin
  • Juice of one lime
  • 1/2 cup good Spanish extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar (sometimes I use rice vinegar)
  • 1/4 cup minced cilantro
  • Pink Himalayan salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Toss everything in a serving bowl and go at it.

It’s great to be alive.  Yankees suck.

World’s Greatest Salad Dressing

By , March 7, 2006 04:59

I know that touting this salad dressing recipe as the “world’s greatest” is a stretch, but this is what I believe until proven otherwise!

1 cup of extra virgin olive oil
1 clove of garlic, crushed
2 tablespoons of grated Parmesan cheese
½ teaspoon of salt
6 tablespoons of red wine vinegar
1 whole green scallion, chopped fine
1 teaspoon minced celery leaves
1 small hard tomato, chopped
Juice from ½ a lemon

Combine oil with garlic. Stir well to extract garlic flavor. Add all other ingredients, beat with a wire whisk and refrigerate. Take out of refrigerator one hour before using.