Tagged with arugula

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

If you couldn’t tell by the proliferation of pork, we don’t eat chicken that often. And, I rarely eat boneless, skinless chicken breasts. Yes, they are great high protein sources (hence, their popularity with body builders and fitness competitors), but they are generally meh in the taste department. Enter, the chicken roulade. Chicken breast becomes … Continue reading

Truffled Arugula & Sweet Potato Salad

Truffled Arugula & Sweet Potato Salad

In the Charlottesville area, many people rave about the pizza at Dr. Ho’s Humble Pie. I go there for their salads. Last week, an arugula and sweet potato salad with truffle vinaigrette and goat cheese had me practically licking my plate clean. Completely enamored, I spent about 10 minutes describing its glory to Michael later … Continue reading

Warm Butternut Squash & Bacon Salad

Warm Butternut Squash & Bacon Salad

Peppery arugula + tangy sherry vinegar + crunchy pecans + sweet butternut squash + salty, chewy bacon = delicious. Top with a poached egg for a fabulous, fresh fall dinner salad, or serve it sans egg as a side for some roast chicken. This is a very imprecise recipe and can be easily modified with … Continue reading