Take-out Tuesday, Summer Vegetable Pasta Salad

  This salad makes a satisfying summer meal, and you can load it up with summer veggies     Start by roasting corn in the oven and after 20 minutes add bacon and broccoli   While everything is roasting, cook the pasta al dente and toss with basil pesto I like to use spirals because … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Asian Pasta Salad with Creamy Coconut Dressing

I hope you enjoyed a lovely May weekend!     We did some boating, and ran for the rosesย ย  crawled for the toys     Did a little painting     And ate lots of good food!     This Asian Pasta Salad with Creamy Coconut Dressing was created from elements of The Pioneer Woman’s … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, BLT Tortellini Salad with Pinot Grigio Vinaigrette

This do ahead salad is loaded with garden bounty, but you can make it any time of year You can cook the tortellini, corn, asparagus and snap peas ahead of time Toss together and refrigerate Go ahead and add the dressing and Parmesan Season with salt and pepper When it’s time to serve add chopped … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Summer Seafood Picnic

We welcomed guests at a kick-off party for the Foxfest last week with a Low Country Shrimp Boil and Picnic. We wanted to serve some Southern favorites, and a low country boil is such a fun and easy meal, and it’s finger food! There are lots of versions, but to simplify things we did not … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Smokey Chipotle Pasta Salad

I am participating in the Mystery Ingredient Club over at Rattlebridge Farm today.ย  The mystery ingredient this time is chipotle. Once I started looking around, I found chipotle in so many different things…I ultimately decided to try a pasta salad recipe from the Pioneer Woman.ย  I did change a few things, if you want to … Continue reading

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