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Strawberry Salad with Roasted Chicken, Toasted Pecans, Blue Cheese, and a Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette

In favorite, healthy, lunch, salad, seasonal, summer On June 15, 2012 22 Comments

Strawberry Salad with Roasted Chicken, Toasted Pecans, Blue Cheese, and a Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette (recipe by “Oishii!”) Nothing says summer like fresh strawberries. And I can’t seem to… Read More »

Omuraisu (Japanese-Style Omelet Stuffed with Chicken and Rice)

In asian, breakfast, Japanese, lunch, poultry On September 27, 2011 4 Comments

For those of you unfamiliar with Japanese home cooking, I offer you omuraisu (オムライス or omurice), a Japanese-style omelet commonly stuffed with a chicken-rice filling, and flavored with… Read More »

Thick and Chunky Sloppy Joes

In beef, comfort food, lunch On August 29, 2011 1 Comment

I feel bad going into full carnivore mode when my blog is getting a ton of vegan traffic from a popular quinoa posting over the weekend (quinoa and… Read More »

French Lentil and Kielbasa Soup

In comfort food, lunch, soup On September 29, 2010 0 Comments

French Lentil and Kielbasa Soup (recipe adapted from Ina Garten, “Barefoot in Paris,” 2004) French Lentil and Kielbasa soup is hearty enough to be a satisfying meal. Round… Read More »

Roasted Chicken Salad with Dried Cherries and Peanuts

In lunch, salad On September 14, 2010 16 Comments

Roasted Chicken Salad with Dried Cherries and Peanuts (recipe by “Oishii!” and inspired by chef Joncarl Lachman) What could be a better lunch than a hand pulled chicken… Read More »

Danish Egg Salad

In appetizer, lunch, salad, vegetarian On September 5, 2010 28 Comments

Danish Egg Salad (recipe adapted from The Ovens of Brittany Cookbook) Egg salad is a simple and favorite lunch of mine, and fresh dill and sweet pickles make… Read More »

Open Faced Tuna Melts with Provolone

In lunch, seafood On August 27, 2010 8 Comments

Open Faced Tuna Melts with Provolone (recipe by “Oishii!” and inspired by chef Joncarl Lachman) I once worked briefly at a gourmet grocer and deli with a chef… Read More »

Michael’s Bosc Pear, Blue Cheese, and Pistachio Salad With Balsamic Vinaigrette

In lunch, salad, vegetarian On May 26, 2010 2 Comments

Michael’s Bosc Pear, Blue Cheese, and Pistachio Salad With Balsamic Vinaigrette (recipe by “Oishii!”) I often make this luscious salad for lunch. I’m a fan of bold balsamic… Read More »