I discovered a great new TJ's product: candied walnuts. Delicious for munching and snacking, they're also a great addition to my favorite salad. Here' s the recipe:
Blue and Green Salad
Mixture of baby lettuces, baby romaine lettuces, or spring greens
Chopped apples – crisp and tart apples are best. I prefer Granny Smith and Haralson, a variety developed at the
Chopped walnuts – Trader Joe’s new candied walnuts are fabulous, but plain/toasted work well, too.
Crumbled blue cheese – I often use Trader Joe’s crumbled Amish blue cheese (very affordable)
Use roughly equal parts of the following:
- rice wine vinegar
- olive or walnut oil
- raspberry preserves or jam. I use Malkin’s raspberry jam, which comes in a can and is hard to find outside of
I add a little bit of pepper to the mixture, and I shake it up well.
Combine salad ingredients and dressing and toss.
Here's proof that some of my knitting needles actually do have a good home!