Red Potato Salad

This is a favorite salad with everyone and enjoyed any time of the year.  This recipe has all of the goodies and then some more. I’m linking this potato salad which has been in my draft files for some time to our charming co-hosts; Angie, Petra and me 🙂

Bethany’s Broccoli Salad

My family loves broccoli served in many different ways. We like it steamed, roasted, added to a stir-fry, in macaroni and cheese, just to munch on and in salads to name a few. It’s a very versatile vegetable and so good in all kinds of recipes. This cold salad my niece Bethany shared is just … Continue reading

Salt Block Cucumber Salad

I am one of those people who has a love/hate relationship when it comes to cucumbers. When adding them to a salad I frequently peel them but of course I am removing most of the flavor, color and texture. But they can be tough, bitter and too watery if I don’t. I could not get … Continue reading

Salt Blocks for Serving, Cooking and a Few Recipes

Salt blocks and other salt mediums such as bowls and cups are a unique means of serving and preparing all kinds of recipes such as beverages, desserts, salads, grilled veggies, meat and fish. There are six techniques you can use with your salt blocks; serving, warming, curing, cooking, chilling and drinking. Mineral richness and amazing … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Noodle Salad

Pasta is so good in many dishes, from a spicy  marinara sauce to an Asian inspired pasta salad such as this recipe. I have adapted this from Ina Garten’s, “Crunchy Noodle Salad”. I love pasta and especially with a peanut butter sauce! See also Weight Watcher’s Asian Sesame Noodle. I’m rather late but I did … Continue reading

Watermelon Fruit Bowl

This is a fun dessert to make because of all the delicious fruit and the way it is presented in a watermelon.  I remember when I first made this for one of my husband’s friends youngest son and his wife.  He had built our deck for us down by the lake and this dessert was a part of a special … Continue reading

Wedges (Slices) of Iceberg Lettuce with Homemade Ranch Dressing

After searching and experimenting with different recipes I finally found a ranch dressing I could work with. I have already posted wedge salad recipes with Thousand Island Dressing and  Blue Cheese Dressing. Now, you get the Ranch dressing version. These salads have been popular for a long time on American restaurant menus and I just had a … Continue reading

Cobb Salad

Way back in 1926 (or some say 1929) a restaurant shaped like a hat opened near the Ambassador Hotel. This Hollywood legend was called The Brown Derby Restaurant. They not only had a reputation for good food but it was the center of the glamorous film industry during the Golden Age of Hollywood. Everyone and … Continue reading