Orange Ginger Slaw

August 24th, 2016 2 Comments

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A colorful and tasty salad for your dinner, yes, but first I need to show you a large grey cat.

 

 

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I’m thinking of making a t-shirt or a poster of these paws, they’re perfect.

 

Scott and I were devoted dog lovers and this big dork of a cat showed us there could be another way, transformed our hearts.  Scott’s collies rescued a starving wisp of a kitten fourteen years ago and became surrogate mothers for the tiny grey orphan who then proceeded to take over our lives in the role of Sultan, a gravity-generating mass of fur.  My sister wrote “that sweet little doorknob bean-head cat…the clunky jester…such endearing and frustrating idiosyncrasies…”, he was a huggable and sometimes strangle-able squash-and-fruit-loving feline that stole the show.  He was also part of one of the best cat-love-stories around, maybe that I’ll share another time.

 

Eeyoo passed away peacefully a few weeks ago, it’s amazing how empty space is so noticeable.  You really don’t know how you will miss anyone until you do.

 

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I often had assistance during the ‘photo shoots’.

 

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The weekly quotes on my Homepage this month have had a distinctive theme:

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“One cat just leads to another.”

Ernest Hemingway

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“Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want.” 

Joseph Wood

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“There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.”

Albert Schweitzer

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“Time spent with cats is never wasted.”

Sigmund Freud

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If there were to be a universal sound depicting peace, I would surely vote for the purr.” 

Barbara L. Diamond

 

 

 

 

Try this beautiful salad with the brightness of orange and ginger, it’s good for a hot summer’s evening or a holiday spread.  Our local cabbages are in full season, they’re sweet and abundant at the market.  Tis a good season for eating.

 

Orange Fennel Slaw

Prep Time: 20 minutes

 

Make the dressing:

1/3 cup Orange Juice Concentrate

2-3 Tablespoons Olive Oil or your oil of choice

Juice of 1/2 Lime

1 teaspoon Ginger, grated

1 Tablespoon Honey

Salt and Pepper

Toss the dressing with:

1 head Red Cabbage, shredded (or use red and green together)

1-2 Carrots, peeled and grated

1 small head Fennel, shredded

1/3 cup Craisins

Taste and Adjust. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2 Comments

  1. Alice says:

    Sigh….
    A cat is a cat,
    And that is that.

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