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SEPTEMBER 16, 2011

Strawberry Poppy Seed Salad

by Shae

This week was Vanilla Fringe’s six-month anniversary! Not like that is really all that cool; I actually think it is weird when people celebrate the half-year mark over the age of ten. But anyway, in honor of VF’s birthday, my friend Adam is putting together a video that I had some of my roomies help with the production of.  While we were making this video, I made a Strawberry Poppy Seed Salad and everyone was raving about it! I am not normally a fan of fruit in a salad, but this (no matter what time of year) is an amazing addition to any meal!   (update: video here

Ingredients for Salad:

  • Romaine Lettuce
  • Sliced Strawberries
  • Brie Cheese (remove rind and cube)

Caramelized Almonds:

  • ½ cup of slivered almonds
  • ¼ cup of sugar 

Melt sugar in pan and add almonds to brown, stir constantly.

Cool in foil. Add to Salad. 

Poppy Seed Dressing:

  • ¼ cup onion grated
  • ½ cup of canola oil
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • 1/3 cup of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon of dry mustard
  • 1 ½ teaspoon of poppy seeds

Whisk all ingredients together to make. 

Toss and Serve! Scrumptious! 

6 Comments (Post A Comment)

Marta
2011-09-16 07:21:38
 
love love
Susie
2011-09-16 08:03:03
 
I cannot wait to make this salad again!! I think it is definitely one of my favorites!!!! LOVE IT!
moni
2011-09-16 09:30:32
 
Happy half year! So excited to see new posts as the time progresses! Keep it up. XO
2011-09-16 15:24:33
 
Congrats Shae! I will definitely have to try this salad, who doesn't love strawberries?!
Marky
2011-09-18 21:15:14
 
Congrats Love! Sooo proud of you.
Cheryl
2012-07-15 18:28:22
 
I stumbled across your lovely blog and made this salad today! So delicious and special. I ditto your comments...this is far better than the Panera Bread version. Also, I love Ann Taylor!

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