The Finale: Four Weeks of Salad as a Meal Challenge

Our four weeks of cooking and eating under the guidance of Patricia Wells have since come to an end, but before we put our copies of Salad as a Meal up on the shelf there are a few more highlights from the participating blogs to share. And truly—the recipes in Salad as a Meal are … Continue reading

Day 28: Four Weeks of Salad as a Meal Challenge, in which Our Bloggers Go Gaga for Garbanzos

Yesterday I had the distinct pleasure of enjoying a meal with Patricia Wells (and her two publicists—yes, she is that promotable). We went to Pesce, the seafood spot within Eataly, a massive market filled with the most authentic and hard-to-find Italian food products, established by Mario Batali and the Bastianich family. We let Patricia do the ordering, and … Continue reading

Week 4: Four Weeks of Salad as a Meal Challenge

One thing I’ve loved about the Salad as a Meal Challenge is how our bloggers have really inspired me to cook, and so many dishes from the cookbook are perfect for spring and summer. Now as barbecue season rolls around, you can bet I will be making these salads and bringing them with me to … Continue reading

Day 19: Four Weeks of Salad as a Meal Challenge

As a publicist, I love getting to know the media folks who cover books, and every now and then I discover a surprising connection to my past. With the Salad as a Meal Challenge, I was pleasantly surprised when I saw that one of my childhood friends was a participant! Beth Phillips, who happens to … Continue reading

Week 3: Four Weeks of Salad as a Meal Challenge

I admit it: I was overwhelmed by the flood of posts our SAAM Challenge bloggers wrote since Thursday evening, and that’s why this wrap-up is two days late. It seems we have two trends among the bloggers: they’re finding Patricia’s recipes easily adaptable to suit their taste preferences or nutritional needs, and they’re all tending … Continue reading