Category Archives: Salad

Christmas Dinner 2016

Like Me? Please Share MeChristmas is less than two weeks away and if you haven’t planned your Christmas Dinner here is a suggestion that will knock your Reindeer Socks off. Much of this dinner can be made a day in … Continue reading

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Cool Salads For A Hot Summer Day

Like Me? Please Share MeI am sure you have been asking the same question I have: WHEN WILL THIS HOT WEATHER END? This summer is the hottest summer on record for the whole country and when it comes to lunch … Continue reading

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Pickled Beets

Like Me? Please Share MeI love beets and I especially love them pickled. Even more than eating beets I love roasting and pickling them. The process couldn’t be easier or more rewarding. Pickle Red or Yellow Beets but remember to … Continue reading

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Easter Brunch

Like Me? Please Share MeThe Leg of Lamb is ordered (smittysmeatsandwines.com) and so is the Ham (honeybakedham.com) now all I have to do is the grocery shopping and begin the preparations for our Easter Brunch. This year we will be … Continue reading

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Chicken Salad Italian Style

Like Me? Please Share Me  Try this chicken salad for a change of pace to take a break from the mayonnaise dressed chicken salad. Not that there is anything wrong with mayo but this salad is lighter and full of … Continue reading

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A Light Luncheon

Like Me? Please Share MeI had a friend over for lunch to celebrate both of our birthdays. I made a light lunch so we could enjoy dessert. Hey, it’s a birthday celebration after all. I made this delicious Wild Rice … Continue reading

Posted in Accompaniments, Ahh Haa Moments, Berries, Beverages, Cake, Chicken, Cornmeal, Dessert, Entree, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Food For Thought, Fruit, Hints and Tips, Lemon, Menus, Mixed Berries, Pickled Vegetables, Pickled Veggies, Pickling, Preserves, Recipes To Share, Salad, Side Dishes, Toasted Almonds, Vegetables, Vinaigrette, Wild Rice, Wine, XVOO | Tagged , , | Comments Off on A Light Luncheon

Chicken Salad Veronique

Like Me? Please Share Me Chicken Salad Veronique is a delicious twist on the tried and true traditional chicken salad. The grapes add a nice amount of sweetness which balances with the tangy Dijon mustard. I like to dress this … Continue reading

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A Simple Light Dinner For A Spring Evening

Like Me? Please Share MeWhat could be better than a simple light dinner now that the weather is starting to get warmer? Many of us are using our verandas to relax and enjoy the beautiful weather and to partake in … Continue reading

Posted in Accompaniments, Ahh Haa Moments, Beets, Blood Oranges, Blueberries, Cherry Tomato Compote, Chicken Stock, Chorizo Sausage, Clafouti, Custard, Dessert, Entree, Fennel, Food For Thought, Fruit, Fruit Desserts, Hints and Tips, Menus, Mussels, Peaches, Recipes To Share, Salad, Sausage, Seafood, Vinaigrette | 2 Comments

French Bistro Christmas Dinner

Like Me? Please Share Me  I have been dreaming of Paris lately and, even though we can’t be in our most favorite place on earth for the Holiday, I am going to bring Paris to our home for Christmas by … Continue reading

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4th of July Barbeque Feast

Like Me? Please Share MeFor me there is no better day to show off my barbequing skills than on the most important American Holiday of all- The 4th of July.  Since barbequing is an all American summer pastime on the … Continue reading

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