Tagged with blue cheese

My go-to salad

After all the pie I sampled as a Pi Day judge in Princeton, I’d better clean up my act! This is my go-to salad lately, with dried cranberries, glazed walnuts, and (sometimes) a little bleu cheese.  I dress it simply with olive oil and white balsamic vinegar.  It works well with arugula, spring mix, or butter/bib lettuce. … Continue reading

I Confess

From jerky to a fast food burger at Wendy’s – what’s come over me?  This is what sometimes happens when I’m out doing endless errands on the weekend and didn’t bring lunch with me.  It was way past lunchtime and I had to have something and it had to be fast.  I pulled into a Wendy’s drive … Continue reading

Pizza de Provence

I recently enjoyed dinner at Sophie’s Bistro in Somerset (you can read about it in the February 17-19 issue of the Packet’s TimeOff), including their appetizer Pizza de Provence, topped with pear, bleu cheese, and sunflower seeds. So good was it, I couldn’t resist trying it at home.  Please excuse my crust!  I bought pizza … Continue reading


Give me a break!  I know food has become more politically charged than ever before, especially with all the agitating some of us (ahem!) are doing on our national food issues, school lunches, etc.  But it does seem absurd to me that the U.S. wanted to raise the tariff starting today on Roquefort cheese as a way to … Continue reading