Salads

Simple Watermelon Berry Salad

Simple Watermelon Berry Salad

Fridays are for shortcut, easy, and quick recipes on the blog. This hardly qualifies as even an easy┬árecipe: fruit mixed together in a bowl-I’m pretty sure you’ve got this down already. How about the ubiquitous “serving suggestion”? Or, “did you ever think of this weird […]

Cornbread Salad

Cornbread Salad

I use the term “salad” loosely here. If you’re searching for a glimpse of iceberg, romaine, kale, or even cabbage-you won’t find it. Cornbread salad traditionally contains, well, cornbread, but also a lot of veggies, a bit of bacon, and a good soak of some […]

Cashew Chicken Salad

Cashew Chicken Salad

There’s an iconic restaurant in the big city that’s a favorite of ours. Although 85 years in operation, the current menu reflects the last 35 years of ownership. And it’s a good menu. The original soda fountain with marble counter is still there, too, where […]

Spinach and Shrimp Panzanella

Spinach and Shrimp Panzanella

Raise your hand if you like bread! How ’bout tomatoes? Panzanella in it’s most basic form is just that: bread and tomatoes. A rustic Italian dish, it was designed to use up stale bread by bathing it in the juice of cut tomatoes. Right now, […]

Blackened Chicken Salad With Honey Lime Dressing

Blackened Chicken Salad With Honey Lime Dressing

Wait-burned┬áchicken on the blog now? Nope, blackened. Blackened does not equal burned. Blackened is juicy and flavorful. Burned is…yucky, dry and tasteless. Best of all, blackened chicken cooks in a few minutes and is deliciously versatile for pasta, sandwiches, main dish or a perfectly cool […]