Category: Salad

The Flavors of Fall: Apple, Pumpkin and Butternut, Oh My!

Are you ready for the flavors of fall? Apple, Pumpkin, Butternut Squash, Caramel and Maple? I have a round-up of recipes full of fall flavor to tempt your taste buds and satisfy your sweet tooth!  Click on the links in red for the complete recipe. Roasted Pear-Butternut Soup Garnish with crumbled blue cheese, walnuts and…

The Novel Bakers Present Kitchens of the Great Midwest: A Novel

I’m joining The Novel Bakers with a review of *Kitchens of the Great Midwest: A Novel by J. Ryan Stradal J. Ryan Stradal delves in to the American heartland, sweeping the vast landscape of Lutheran church bake-offs, chili-pepper–eating contests, and the opening of deer season to capture the zeitgeist of the Midwest and the rise of foodie…

Anchors Aweigh and Nautical Fun on the Pontoon!

I’m weighing anchor with a little boating and nautical fun! A nautical insulated picnic tote, plates, and glasses set sail to me for a belated birthday gift a month ago. I broke them out for their maiden voyage last week when we had a slight reprieve in the weather and the mercury moved down from sweltering to hot. :) Towels provide a tablecloth…

Patriotic and Party Treats for Your Star-Spangled Celebration!

It’s hard to believe July 4th is only a week away! If you’re craving some red, white, and blue food fun for your Independence Day celebration, here’s a round-up of some patriotic and party treats for your Star-Spangled Celebration! Click on the links in red for the complete recipe or details. A Star-Spangled Celebration Treat Pail Party Favors,…

Celebrate Summer: Recipes and Inspiration from the Kitchen to the Table!

Are you looking forward to the lazy days of summer? I pulled together some of my favorite ways to celebrate summer from the archives. Click on the links in red for the full recipe or table! Farmers Market Tablescape Farmers Market Pasta Salad  A bumper crop of delicious flavors in a pasta salad You Say Tomato Centerpiece and…

Good Luck Layered Cornbread Salad

Happy New Year! With the new year comes a conscious effort to eat a little healthier at our house, a least for a month or so :) I put together a layered salad with some healthy ingredients, adding a few ingredients to bring good luck for the new year too.  For good luck in the new year…