3 Spring Salads to Get You Out of a Salad Rut

All too often, salads are an afterthought, a placeholder to fill out the plate and sneak some vegetables into a meal. But with the right mix of flavors, farm fresh ingredients, and world-class extra virgin olive oil, any salad can go from side piece to stealing the show.  Here we have three alternative lettuce-less salad … Read more

My COR Kitchen | Spring Salad Recipes

Here we are, already halfway through spring! A walk through the farmers market these days is a feast for the eyes as more colorful and diverse fruits and veggies are being harvested. And what better way to showcase fresh and flavorful seasonal produce than in a salad made with some delicious extra virgin olive oil … Read more

Embrace Autumn with a Fall Picnic

While it’s hard to beat dining outdoors on a warm summer evening, fall picnics have a lot going for them too. From the Aspen and Oak trees of Colorado to the Maple and Elms on the East Coast, there are many leaves to be peeped at and crisp sunny afternoons to enjoy this time of … Read more

Recipe Contest Winner: California Farro Salad With Roasted Serrano Dressing

Veronica Callaghan says she’s “been on a bit of a ‘farro bender’ of late,” adding: “It’s a whole grain that’s chock full of fiber and minerals. It has a great nutty flavor and it really holds up well in a salad.” Thus a winning salad recipe was born: California Farro Salad with Roasted Serrano Dressing. … Read more

A Flank Steak & Tomato Salad To Mark Memorial Day And Grilling Season

Memorial Day kicks off the traditional start of the picnic and grilling seasons. And the grilled flank steak salad featured here would be a great way to mark the occasion. (Click here to see the recipe.) Award-winning food writer Georgeanne Brennan notes that flank steak “is a great choice for salads,” thanks to its big flavor. In … Read more

A Salad Bacon Lovers Will Swoon Over + Tips For Making Your Own Salads

Here’s a salad that bacon lovers will swoon over – though you don’t have to love bacon to appreciate this salad. In fact, it’s a potpourri of flavors, in addition to crispy bacon: lettuce, quinoa, fennel, apple, carrot, almonds and avocado. (Click here to see recipe.) “I happened upon this combination of salad ingredients while … Read more

Celebrate Wild Salmon Season With Grilled Salmon Salad

May marks the return of the wild salmon season, beginning with sockeye. And the grilled salmon salad featured here would be a great way to mark the occasion. (Click here to see featured recipe.) This colorful salad pairs salmon with asparagus – now at its seasonal peak – as well as small, multicolored potatoes, and … Read more

Flavor = Sesame, Roasted Almond, Avocado & Spinach Salad

We make our own salad dressings rather than go with bottled dressings. We know the ingredients. They’re fresh. And, all modesty aside, we know the main ingredients – including the olive oil – are good quality. As blogger Erin Alderson says: “It’s time to put the pre-made bottled dressing down and walk away slowly.” (Click … Read more

Healthy, Flavorful Recipe: Winter Lettuces With Pomegranate Seeds

My colleagues and I love fresh produce – a natural partner for our oil. Winter Lettuces With PomegranateWe love it so much, in fact, that when one colleague pulled up to the grocery checkout, the checker called him a rabbit for all the lettuce and produce piled in his cart. Oh well … goes with … Read more

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