Festive Cranberry Salad Pairs Well With Ham

Festive Cranberry Salad is so pretty and easy to make. This is a great salad to serve on special occasions like Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. I like that it can be made the night before. I”m all about doing everything I can ahead of time when it comes to entertaining. Of course, you don’t have […]

Cornbread Salad is a Family Favorite

Whenever we have potlucks, there are always certain recipes that friends are required to bring. I’m always asked to bring my cheese ball. Darlene is always asked to bring Cornbread Salad. It’s been a while since we’ve done a potluck so I decided to make Darlene’s Cornbread Salad for our Sunday family lunch. It got rave […]

Oriental Ramen Broccoli Salad

Whenever I take Oriental Ramen Broccoli Salad to a potluck dinner, everyone asks for the recipe. It’s so easy to make and it’s a keeper. This delicious salad includes crushed oriental ramen noodles, sunflower kernels, almonds, and onions. Whip up the quick homemade dressing and it’s done.  This Salad has been around for a long […]

Is Your Salad Dressed to Kill?

I well remember the days, er, years when I would automatically order a great big salad every time I went out to dinner.  And I was always so proud of myself.  Until . . . the public demanded that restaurants share the nutritional value of their meals.  I have a love/hate relationship with Eat This/Not […]

Blue Olive by Chef Xavier

The hubs and I visited the Blue Olive Restaurant and Wine Bar for lunch one day while shopping in Rodney Bay, St. Lucia.  I had read about it in a travel guide, so when we happened upon the restaurant while deciding where to do lunch, it was a no-brainer!  We didn’t need reservations since it […]

Grandma Fisher’s Brunswick Stew & Pink Cloud Salad

Grandma Fisher’s Brunswick Stew and Pink Cloud always make me smile! These two recipes are handed down from my paternal grandmother.  National Grandparents Day is celebrated in September. I’m so glad that grandparents have their own special day. For me, every day is grandparents’ day! My grandparents are all deceased, but that doesn’t stop the […]

Basil Bean Salad

This Basil Bean Salad is another favorite summertime salad of mine.  I love all bean salads but this one helps me use up my overabundance of basil.  It’s everywhere, it’s everywhere! Helpful Hints:  My recipe calls for chilling for several hours or overnight, but in the past, I have thrown this salad together and served […]

My Everyday Salad Is Healthy and Delicious

We all have our favorite salads, right? My Everyday Salad is the salad I eat most days, especially during the summer months. For me, salads are definitely a warm-weather meal.  Today I’m sharing my favorite lunch. It’s quick and easy. It’s filling and it’s portable. I’m trying to see how many sentences I can start […]