TASTE | Soups & Salads

Soup & Salad – July 2021

Watermelon Salad with Feta and Mint by Michelle Fierek Yes, I am one of those people who put salt on their watermelon, so this recipe makes perfect sense to me! The unlikely pairing of ingredients will surprise you! With sweet watermelon, salty feta, and cool mint in a tangy lime dressing, this is the perfect mix of sweet and savory.  The secret...

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Soup & Salad – June 2021

Potato Salad with Fresh Herbs by Michelle FierekThis summer, try something different than the usual mayo-based potato salad. This lighter version is bright, flavorful, and sprinkled with a mix of your favorite fresh herbs. The key to a good potato salad is to salt the water generously to infuse flavor into the potatoes as they cook. Also, by...

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Soup & Salad – May 2021

Thai Coconut Shrimp Soup by Michelle FierekThai red curry paste is the secret to this tasty and pretty, salmon-colored soup. It is sold in a 4-ounce jar in the Asian food section of your local supermarket. Full of flavor, it adds spicy notes from red chili pepper and a bright citrus kick from lemongrass. Blended with creamy coconut milk and plump...

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Soup & Salad – April 2021

Spring Green Salad by Michelle FierekAdapted from Chef Ottolenghi's cookbook “Plenty More,” this recipe is vibrant, fresh, and healthy! It has a Mediterranean flare with the interesting ingredient nigella seed, which has the flavor of oregano and toasted onion. Also called kalonji or charnushka, I was able to find it at our local Appleton spice...

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Soup – March 2021

Cream of Reuben Soup by Michelle FierekIf you are a fan of the traditional Reuben sandwich, with the combination of corned beef, Swiss cheese, and sauerkraut, all melty and grilled between slices of buttery toasted rye ... you’re going to love this soup! Simple to make, it's a perfect way to use up any leftover corned beef from your St. Patty's...

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