When spending time in England this summer The Chief and I noticed early on that something was missing from the crowds.Obesity. Oh, we would see an occasional overweight person (probably a visiting tourist from the USA) but over-all people just seemed thinner.If spending time … [Read more...] about Homemade Apple Balsamic Vinaigrette on an Apple Walnut Salad
I am all about using my BBQ grill to keep my kitchen cool in the summer. It is so easy to add a few vegetables to your cast iron skillet and put it on the grill beside your summer meats.This basket from the local farmer's market provided several yellow neck squash and I also … [Read more...] about Got Squash? Fast and Easy Yellow Neck Squash Side Dish
This is the time of year that farmer's markets are plentiful around the United States and other areas of the world that are enjoying summertime! If you aren't in the habit of shopping your farmers market I might say you are missing some of the best summer has to offer. Most generally the … [Read more...] about My Mixed Cultures Pasta Salad Made For A Crowd
God just winked at me. I am where I am supposed to be, doing what I am supposed to be doing. It's a wonderful feeling. Peace comes over me.I've been recruited to make potato salad for 85 hungry folks that will show up in about 8 hours for the 4th of July BBQ lunch. Okay, potato salad … [Read more...] about Not Your Mama’s Potato Salad
Today I was preparing to write this blog post while staying with a friend. When she passed by me she said "I won't be a moment" to which I replied, "no worries, I am happy as a clam."As soon as the words were out of my mouth I thought, where did that come from? Are clams happy?I … [Read more...] about Throw Back Soup and Crispy Slaw for Sandwiches
I have to admit that I see "fresh kale" this and "fresh kale" that all over the food blogs. I usually just keep on moving past them. My Chief kale-lover husband would appreciate a kale dish now and then, but my kale-loathing sous-chef dish-washer mom turns her nose up at kale!Enter … [Read more...] about Fresh Kale Salad You Are Gonna Love!