Pear & Walnut Arugula Salad — the queen bee

This is one of my favorite salads ever. The sweetness from the pear slices and pomegranate arils goes perfectly with the peppery arugula and the zip of the apple cider vinegar. You have got to try it! Ingredients Walnut Vinaigrette 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup walnut oil 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil […]

Pear & Walnut Arugula Salad — the queen bee

When my creativity begins to wane, I try to find something light and enjoyable to read. WordPress contains so much informative and interesting material I sometimes do not know where to begin my search. The topic must pique my interest and offer something useful. Bingo! I am never disappointed when I visit Shandy Brooks’ blog about avant-garde (this is my opinion) food dishes. By no means I am a connoisseur of foods. I can however follow a recipe. The photos of the dishes make my heart pound with envy. She lists in plain English the necessary ingredients and instructions for the preparation of the dish. Next week I have three people coming over to discuss business. I plan to offer them this Pear and Walnut Arugula Salad. What do you think?

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About Paul Hunter Jones

I was raised in Great Neck, New York. In 1975 I received a B.A. degree from Alfred University. Three years later I graduated from the University of Michigan School of Law and have been practicing law in New York ever since. I am a Republican though I will vote according to the better policy or stance. Politics, law, and finance are my interests. I give special thanks to Cheryl Jones of Lexington South Carolina, my sister, and Eliana Trout Blanco of Santa Marta, Colombia, a one of the kind friend, for their contributions in the writing of this blog.

2 thoughts on “Pear & Walnut Arugula Salad — the queen bee

  1. Pat

    So, did you serve the salad? Did it seal the deal?
    Personally, I won’t add fruit and nuts to my salad – veggies and meat and cheese only!

    1. Paul Hunter Jones Post author

      Thanks for the reply. According to my guests, they enjoyed the salad. I also served air-fried crispy white fish tenders as an accompaniment. They dipped their tenders into a tangy mango sauce. The guests sipped on either juice or white wine. I honestly do not think that the salad by itself would have sealed the deal. The salad was “an ingredient” in establishing the right mood.


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