Thursday, October 28, 2010


This salad is a classic mix.  It is the perfect accompaniment to a fall soup, sandwich, or potluck.  It is a delicious blend of simple flavor that never disappoints. It is the perfect blend of fall flavors in a satisfying and savory, yet light meal. When I looked up a recipe online I discovered a new website treasure... Inn Cuisine: best recipes from bed & breakfasts, country & urban inns
Lettuce greens (1 bag or 2 heads) any mix of romaine, red leaf, and green leaf
3-4 pears, peeled and cut into slices (d'anjou, comice, or french butter)
5oz gorgonzola cheese crumbles
1/2 c walnut pieces (browned over med heat until lightly brown)
handful of dried cranberries

Layer all ingredients to make the salad. Top with this honey mustard vinaigrette when serving...

For the vinaigrette:
3T red wine vinegar
2T honey
1T dijon mustard
1/2 c ev olive oil
1t sugar
salt and pepper

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