Korean Cole Slaw

I’m still waiting for spring to arrive in Chicago, but at least hailstorms in April have been interesting!  I was pretty excited when we filmed this video because it was during a fluke warmer week, and that made me anticipate the idea of frolicking outside again.

All I know is that the next time I have to bring a potluck dish to a barbecue or picnic, you can bet I’ll be toting a big bowl of this Korean Cole Slaw.  Read more

Kale Cobb Salad

I probably should apologize that I didn’t share this recipe with you earlier.  I eat kale all the time…both cooked and raw.  I think it’s safe to say that it’s my current favorite vegetable and has been for a while.  I already shared my Kale Salad with Garic Croutons recipe with you, but this Cobb version is a nice fun twist.  It’s a hearty salad that still feels light and bright thanks to the tasty shallot vinaigrette.  You can totally customize the toppings according to your taste, or use whatever’s left in your fridge.  Aren’t those the BEST kinds of recipes?

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Marinated Flank Steak with Corn, Asparagus, and Tomato Salad

I had been looking for an excuse to buy an indoor grill pan for a while…and filming this Marinated Flank Steak with Corn, Asparagus, and Tomato Salad episode was it.  I’m sure this recipe will taste even better on an outdoor grill, so if you have it, by all means, crank that sucker up and use it!  But I’m really happy about the way that this dish ends up conveniently being one grill-pan cooking, and you can make it any time of the year!

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Classic Broccoli Salad

I first had a taste of this simple yet WONDERFUL broccoli salad at an all-you-can-eat salad buffet restaurant called Souplantation back when we lived in California.  Here in Chicago, it’s called Sweet Tomatoes.  It was like a lightbulb went off in my head and I couldn’t believe that a few simple ingredients tossed with raw broccoli could taste so glorious.  I instantly knew that I’d have to recreate it at home.

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