Take-out Tuesday, Summer Peach Spinach Salad

Last week was so much fun, I had an active group at the beach house for 10 days! Everyone pitched in with the cooking, clean-up and menu planning We didn’t do anything fancy, just had fresh, good food One night I threw some chopped ripe peaches into a bowl of torn fresh spinach, crisp romaine … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Lazy Day Grape Salad

I have shared this recipe before, but its so perfect for summer meals and gatherings, it’s worth sharing again… Grapes are wonderful on their own of course by the handful or perhaps a glass of wine They are a delicious addition to salad Modern Waldorf Salad Even baked on a flatbread! Figgy Bleu Focaccia with … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Modern Waldorf Salad

  Today’s recipe is an updated version of an old classic, Waldorf Salad         Waldorf Salad was created for a special event held at the famous Waldorf-Astoria NYC hotel in 1896         Originally it was just apples, celery and mayonnaise, but over the years, nuts and grapes came to … Continue reading

Holidays, Cinco de Derby, Run for the Tacos & Pina Colada Salad

  The fun holidays have really been jumbled up this year       And this Saturday is not only Cinco de Mayo  💃         It’s also the Kentucky Derby, the famous horse race, also called The Run for the Roses  🏇 🏇       🏇 This is my sweet niece and her cute … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Fresh Strawberry Dressing

This is touted as the best strawberry dressing ever And it couldn’t be easier 4 ingredients A quick puree Voilà! Fresh Strawberry Dressing! This recipe is from Cooktoria, and Tania swears that it is so good that you will be eating it by the spoonful! I served it with a fresh spinach salad topped with … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Nutty Broccoli & Fruit Salad

I chose broccoli as the flavor of the month for January, in an effort to eat healthier and You’ve got to try this salad!       I got the recipe from Julia’s Album and the only change I made was adding almonds         It really doesn’t need them, as the salad … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Lazy Day Grape Salad

This salad is an old fashioned favorite that appears at many luncheons, showers, teas,  pot lucks and BBQs It goes together in minutes, keeps for several days in the fridge, and is usually the first dish to be gobbled up on the buffet The quantities are easily adjusted, you can make enough for 2 or … Continue reading