Tout de Suite Salad

One unchanging aspect about me is that I’m always behind on pop culture trends. Recently I heard a song on the radio I really liked, and was telling someone about it, hoping to track it down. After I skillfully hummed a couple of bars, they looked at me confused. “Um. That’s from No Doubt’s Tragic Kingdom album. From 1995.” Sounds about right. Almost caught up, then.

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I’ll probably start collecting pogs and beanie babies any day now.

TV-wise, I am getting caught up with 2002, and thus getting into the grittiness of The Wire. I am nearing the end of Season 1, and things are getting heated up in Baltimore (and not just because of Idris Elba, but daaaaannnng).

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The other day, I got home from work late, and knew I had limited time to get in an episode before my next engagement. I also knew I needed something healthy to eat (as my “next engagement” would hopefully involve whiskey and tater tots). Not having time for my usual salad recipe, I opted for one of my go-to dishes, the Ten Second Salad.

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TEN SECOND SALAD

Ingredients:
  • 1 bag of broccoli slaw
  • Some salad dressing
  • Parsley for garnish (optional, but classy)
Directions:

1) Grab bag of broccoli slaw and dressing from the fridge [2 sec]

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2) Grab bowl from cupboard [1 sec]

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3) Tear open broccoli slaw bag [1 sec]

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4) Pour bag into bowl (portion at your discretion – how many tater tots do you need to balance out?) [3 sec]

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5) Open dressing [1 sec]

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6) Pour dressing on slaw [2 sec]

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7) Enjoy [duration of The Wire episode]

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9 thoughts on “Tout de Suite Salad

  1. I eat this all the time! Although in clearly doing something wrong, it takes me 20 seconds. But that might be because I am pouring wine.

  2. I eat this all the time! Although I am clearly doing something wrong, it takes me 20 seconds. But that might be because I am pouring wine.

    • Ha – true. We watch everything streaming through our Xbox, so it is both a game controller & a The Wire controller. Although this recipe could totally work accompanying game play, depending on if you had a volunteer to help you shovel in delicious bites.

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