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Top 10 Most Popular Posts

When we had my 200th post party, I was looking at the analytics on my site to find out which posts had the most views.    I was hoping to get an idea about what sort of posts were drawing traffic, so I could write more of that type of post.   I was surprised at some of the posts that held these top spots.  Here’s my list of the top 10 posts from my first 200: Spinach Salad with Dried Cranberries This is my version of the  Costco Spinach Salad.  It’s very easy to put together, and it tastes great.  […]

Chef’s Salad in a Jar

I am continuing my series of salads in a jar this week with the Chef’s Salad.  The Chef’s Salad’s origins are often disputed, but it may have been based upon a 17th and 18th century dish called  Salmagundi which was a salad composed of meat, eggs, and vegetables served with a vinaigrette.  Some say the Chef’s Salad was inspired by the Cobb Salad invented at the Brown Derby Restaurant in Los Angeles, while others attribute it to a chef at the Ritz-Carlton in the early 1940’s. No matter what the origin of the Chef’s Salad, it can be a nutritional […]