Poppy Seed Dressing

My family always makes our own salad dressings. We have a ridiculous collection of oils and vinegars that we mix together to make dressing. We don’t buy any of that over-processed, bottled stuff that’s full of corn syrup and preservatives. Making your own salad dressing is a healthy choice. ┬áIn this recipe, the addition of poppy seeds adds a little crunch and nutmeg adds a fragrant undertone. The dressing is mild and light, but a little tangy.

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Salad with Lime-Cumin Vinaigrette

We had a lot of leftovers from the tandoori-style chicken the other night. I decided to throw the cold pieces into a salad and make a vinaigrette with flavors that echo the Indian style of the chicken. This is pretty versatile because you can use whatever leftover meat you have, whatever veggies you want for the salad, and whatever combination of flavors is best for the dressing to complement the meat.
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