Watermelon Gazpacho - Cold fruit and vegetable soup made easily in a blender, perfect for hot summer days. gluten free and paleo options
Soup, Vegetables and Salads

Watermelon Gazpacho with Goat Cheese – Crazy Ingredient Challenge

This month's Crazy Ingredient Challenge ingredient's had me stumped at first: Watermelon and Goat Cheese. Then I had a vision in the middle of the night. I love it when that happens, don't you. Watermelon Gazpacho served with goat cheese crumbles. PERFECT, especially in this summer heat.   The Crazy Ingredient Challenge is similar to… Continue reading Watermelon Gazpacho with Goat Cheese – Crazy Ingredient Challenge

30+ International Recipes to help you celebrate the Olympic Spirit of International peace.
Appetizers, Beef, Beverages, Breads, Cheese and Eggs, Desserts, Main Courses - meat, Main Courses - meatless, Pasta, Pork, Poultry, Rice, Soup, Vegetables and Salads

International Recipes for the Olympics plus Tasty Tuesdays

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio are right around the corner, so this week I compiled some fabulous recipes from across the globe to get you in the spirit.   I'd be here all day if I posted recipes from every country that will be participating in the Games, but I did my best… Continue reading International Recipes for the Olympics plus Tasty Tuesdays

California Style Corn Salsa - Just a few simple ingredients mixed together, then chill and serve as a salsa or side dish. Corn, artichoke hearts, red peppers
Relishes, Jams and Jellies, Vegetables and Salads

California Style Corn Salsa

Summer is here which delicious fresh corn is almost in season. If you want a little different way to serve it as an appetizer or side dish with minimal effort, this scrumptious California Style Corn Salsa is just the ticket. Salsas have come a long way of late, combining all kinds of ingredients with all… Continue reading California Style Corn Salsa

Appetizers, Beef, Breads, Main Courses - meat, Main Courses - meatless, Pasta, Pork, Poultry, Soup, Vegetables and Salads

12 Glorious Garlic Recipes for National Garlic Day

April 19th is National Garlic Day. Another day another national food celebration. But this is garlic! The stinking rose. Definitely celebration worthy in my book. I use plenty of garlic in my day to day cooking and could have compiled a much longer list for you of great garlic recipes. Instead a culled it down… Continue reading 12 Glorious Garlic Recipes for National Garlic Day

Peppery Pickled Red Cabbage - quick red cabbage salad or condiment in a sweet and peppery vinaigrette.
Relishes, Jams and Jellies, Vegetables and Salads

Peppery Pickled Red Cabbage plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

This Peppery Pickled Red Cabbage recipe is not only delicious as a salad or a condiment, it comes with a special bonus: a lesson. The recipe is courtesy of my mother-in-law's cousin Betty, who passed away a few years ago after years with Alzheimer's. It was one of her specialties. Betty's daughter recently mentioned to… Continue reading Peppery Pickled Red Cabbage plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

24 Easter Recipes Round Up - recipes for Easter Sunday including breakfast, breads, desserts, side dishes, ham, lamb.
Breads, Breakfast, Cheese and Eggs, Desserts, Holidays, Main Courses - meat, Potatoes, Vegetables and Salads

24 Favorite Easter Recipes Round Up

Easter is nearly here and that means it is time to start thinking about your menu. The Easter weekend gives us plenty of opportunities for feasting whether it’s appetizers before the big Easter Sunday meal or family brunches during the weekend. Several bloggers have gotten together to bring you our Favorite Easter Recipes. From delicious… Continue reading 24 Favorite Easter Recipes Round Up

Barley Tabbouli (Tabbouleh) - middle eastern salad made with barley, tomatoes and cucumbers with a lemon mint vinaigrette.
Vegetables and Salads

Barley Tabbouli plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

This delicious and healthy Barley Tabbouli Salad is great by itself anytime or as a side dish for barbecues in the summer. The lemon and mint are a refreshing combination that mix well with many main courses. The recipe was on Ma'am's original site and it has been on my blogging to do list to… Continue reading Barley Tabbouli plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

Tea Infused Salad Dressing - simple homemade vinaigrette flavored with your favorite tea. Inspired by Celestial Seasonings Raspberry Zinger Vinaigrette.
Vegetables and Salads

Tea Infused Salad Dressing – Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

Are you ready for a tremendously flavorful, yet easy to make, salad dressing? This Tea Infused Salad Dressing can be used with any flavor of tea and mixed and matched with all kinds of wonderful salads from a traditional lettuce based to pasta to brown rice salad like I did here.   I got the… Continue reading Tea Infused Salad Dressing – Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party