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Green Goddess Slaw

The food Chicago offers, from a hot dog at Portillo’s to a re-imagined edible abstract painting dessert at Alinea, is magical and provides much needed inspiration for my culinary adventures when I return home. Sometimes, inspiration strikes when dining in a Restoration Hardware. This green goddess dressing was inspired by the Gem Lettuce Salad at the Three Arts Club within the Chicago Restoration Hardware. Yes, my favorite salad is served inside a furniture retailer. I beg you to trust me. This salad features baby gem lettuce, crumbles of feta cheese, thinly sliced radishes, and chunks of avocado all bathed in the herbiest buttermilk dressing.

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Simple Salad Dressing

While on vacation in Sicily, my husband and I went to a local olive orchard, Tenuta Cavasecca, and sampled their olive oils. I am convinced that the sun that shines on Sicily has magical powers that make all fruits and vegetables taste more delicious. Their olive oil is no exception. This tangy but sweet salad dressing is the perfect complement to baby gem lettuce, shaved carrot, watermelon radish, and diced chives.

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