Roasted Beet & Carrot Lentil Salad with Tangy Orange Mustard Vinaigrette

Roasted Beet & Carrot Lentil Salad

Roasted Beet & Carrot Lentil Salad – A Satisfying, Flavorful and Hearty Wintertime Salad

Focusing on perfecting this salad, I haven’t posted a recipe for a few weeks. But from the first bite, this lentil salad held so much promise. I wanted to spend all the time necessary to test and retest and refine it to get it right. Tonight, my beloved pronounced Continue reading

Potato Salad for July 4th & Beyond

Potato Salad for July 4th & BeyondColorful Potatoes All Dressed Up w/ Mustard Vinaigrette & Fresh Herbs

Tasty and tender red, white & blue fingerling potatoes tossed with garden herbs and a flavorful Mustard Vinaigrette. A color-appropriate and standout potato salad for picnics and barbecues this 4th of July and all through the year. Continue reading

Roasted Asparagus & Creamy Roasted Asparagus Vinaigrette

First Daffodil of 2012

“A host of golden daffodils;
Beside the lake, beneath the trees, fluttering and dancing in the breeze.”

William Wordsworth

It’s Spring in Montana
Can you believe the vibrant color of these, our first daffodils? They have just bloomed and are a most welcome Continue reading

Roasted & Marinated Beets

Roasted, Marinating Beets(c) jfhaugenBeets in the summer, beets in the fall;
Beets in the winter may be best of all!

Roasted and Marinated Beets by themselves, as stars in a salad with goat cheese and walnuts or as a side vegetable with polenta or other grains are great ways to enjoy beet’s vibrant purple-crimson color, earthy-sweet taste, smooth texture and nutrition Continue reading