• Orange Farro Grain Salad

    How to Segment an Orange for this Hearty Winter Citrus Salad

    As we head into the winter months one thing I really look forward to is fresh citrus. Oranges and grapefruit and those little mandarines are all so good this time of year. I love adding them to salads and once I learned how to segment an orange (and other citrus fruit) I add them all the time. Getting those perfect little segments out of the fruit and into the dish can be a bit of a challenge. But, I’m here to help and make it quick and simple for you and to share this delicious salad and bright and fresh orange vinaigrette! How to Segment an Orange To start segmenting…

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    Smoked Salmon Citrus Salad

    On long, cold winter weekend days I’m typically in the kitchen making soup or baking bread or some other hearty dish.  Today it is snowy and cold outside but after coming in from shoveling I really wasn’t in the mood for something heavy.  What I really wanted was something light and fresh and a salad sounded like the perfect option. This weekend my husband is away and I really didn’t want to spend a lot of time cooking for myself anyway, so I scrounged through the refrigerator and found some leftover smoked salmon from one of the Christmas baskets, a grapefruit and an orange, some lemons and butter lettuce.  A…

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