Salads

A Summery Salad & A Guilty Pleasure

Balsamic Nectarines & Spinach Salad

Lunch at home alone is always uneventful. I typically sneak downstairs for a quick bite of leftovers and then spend the rest of the hour watching All My Children. What’s for lunch, who was kidnapped (and by whom), who’s going to jail – all very important questions to me at noon each weekday. Last night’s [...]

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Rosemary Coleslaw

Rosemary Coleslaw

Tangy and creamy, nothing screams warm weather like homemade coleslaw. Along with potato salad and baked beans, it forms the Summer Trinity present at any respectable picnic, barbecue, or get-together. When my sister is visiting from northeast Texas, we always bring dinner in from a local fried chicken restaurant – their coleslaw is her favorite [...]

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Cooking to Combat Cancer: Eating (B)right

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It’s no secret – Americans just don’t eat their fruits and veggies. If America was a child growing up in my parents’ house, she’d never be allowed to leave the table until every last kernel of corn was gone from her plate. And no, cutting a hole in the kitchen chair upholstery to hide brussel [...]

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Summer in the middle of winter… and a new blog find

Image not available. 38 degrees and drizzly. Yuck. That’s what I thought Friday night as I was hanging out in the kitchen (my own little world) making ravioli. I stumbled across Simply Cooking’s blog last week and found a very intriguing recipe for Avocado & Orange salad. I’ve never paired avocado and orange before but [...]

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