Limoncello Vinaigrette

I seem to be on a roll using Limoncello in recipes – I guess you can tell I just love it. This vinaigrette is a perfect combination of sweet (Limoncello), tart (lemon juice and zest) and fiery (red pepper flakes). This recipe from Genius Kitchen would also be delicious with seafood. I served this fresh … Continue reading

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