It’s that time of year again – County Fairs are in full swing, or about to begin and those 4-H kids and parents are in high gear getting ready. When I was nine, my family bought a piece of property in the country and built a house. Along with that property came some acreage and … More County Fairs and Summer Salad
I came across another restaurant salad that is a new favorite! It’s the Savannah Chop Salad from McAlister’s Deli. As I oohed and ahhed over the salad as I was eating it, I was also trying to figure out how I could create this salad at home. The salad is the easy part, it’s the … More The Mae Salad
Every once in a while, you come across a blend of flavors and textures in a salad that just works and you can’t seem to get enough of it! Well, maybe that’s just how I operate, but I hope you can relate! I have the same feelings about my version of Panera’s Asian Chicken Salad … More Strawberry Romaine Salad is just what you need!
Last week when I was picking up some produce at a local market, I noticed avocados were on sale. Ten for $7 so I grabbed ten and thought of what I would be making to use those puppies up in the next week. This was one thing on top of my list! It’s basically a … More Cowboy Caviar – a hearty salsa that can go with anything!
Picture a love struck teenager sitting at a back table of the library in study hall chatting with one of her friends. This was me. It was 1997. We weren’t discussing the upcoming Basketball game or who was dating who. We were discussing recipes! I wanted to make a special Valentine’s Day meal for my … More Strawberry Pretzel Dessert – a delightful treat!
A few weeks ago, I made this awesome Orange Chicken Stir Fry. I reserved some of the sauce from that so that I could make dressing for a salad and thought I’d share that with you. It has all my salad requirements: Crisp Romaine, Crunchy treats from the almonds and won ton strips, lots of … More Orange Chicken Salad
Sometimes when it’s cold and yucky out, I crave something colorful and crunchy to eat that will brighten my day. A salad does just that. This Asian Slaw and Noodle Salad has the crunch I crave from the slaw, romaine, and wonton topping, plus a little more to stick with me from the noodles. The … More Asian Slaw and Noodle Salad
I’m sure everyone has that go to dish that they order at a particular restaurant. A certain burger, a great sandwich, an awesome salad. Well, at Panera Bread my favorite thing to order is their Asian Chicken Salad. I love the combination of crunchy romaine, fresh chopped cilantro, crunchy almonds and wonton strips, and seasoned … More Asian Chicken Salad that beats Panera’s any day!