Springtime Colors

Posted by on Mar 21, 2016 in Salad | 0 comments

The beginning of spring is noticeable now

First Day of Spring 2016

with well-fed roses in bloom;

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heirloom tomatoes take root-- promising June fruit.

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Timeless Traditions

And, Holy week arrived like unexpected tears.

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Citrus stands alone on the tables of our favorite market fruiterie: oranges, lemons,

Female farmer with her pomelo farm. - stock photo

Southeast Asian, giant grapefruit look-alike, pomelos, endless sweet or tart clementine and tangelo varieties, and fleeting

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dangerous appearing blood oranges.

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So, in honor of bud-break and everything pastel, I created a fancy versatile and creamy lavender salad dressing; a blend of blood orange citrus, Miso, rice vinegar, and oil.

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Equal parts of each element, means you whisk enough

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for a small salad,

or paddle a boatload to dress a platter of mixed

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greens, fresh and roasted vegetables and whatever your heart ♥ delights.

Blood Orange Miso Viniagrette

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons organic white Miso paste
  • 2 Tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons blood orange juice
  • 2 Tablespoons neutral oil (like canola)
  • 1 teaspoon honey (to taste)
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper (to taste)

Instructions

  1. Combine Miso paste, rice wine vinegar, and blood orange juice together. Whisk oil into the mixture in small amounts until slightly thickened. Add honey, salt and pepper to taste.
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