Our favorite main course salad is grilled sausages, potatoes, lettuce and goat cheese.
This is my favorite potato salad…..
Do you recognize a pattern?
Warm, crisp, sautéed potatoes, mushrooms and garlic enveloped in creamy, melted soft goat cheese, finished with lots of fresh basil and chives – this is not your ordinary potato salad.
If you like goat cheese it … Continue reading.....
This has been one of my favorite summer pasta dishes for as long as I've been growing tomatoes.
It's wonderful using fresh tomatoes and herbs from your local markets.
It approaches sublime when you use perfectly ripe, just picked tomatoes, still warm from the sun and herbs that were happily growing in your garden moments earlier.
If it's not the … Continue reading.....
Traditional American Potato Salad, at least the Mid-Western version I grew up with, has, like so many classics of cuisines around the world, as many iterations as there are cooks.
Some dressings are cooked, some not; some add eggs, celery, peppers, onions or pickles, some not.
My particular favorite used lots of mayonnaise and good, old ‘French’s Yellow Mustard’, aka: … Continue reading.....
Does anyone remember Lowry's Dill Dip or Beau Monde Dip?
They were all the rage at one point – simple recipes: 1 cup of mayo, 1 cup of sour cream and 1 tbs of either of the 2 seasoned salts were the main ingredients.
And the Food Police were attacking Fettuccine Alfredo!
2 cups of fat and enough salt to … Continue reading.....
Things are finally starting to take shape. We have walls,
The frame is started for the tub and shower. They’re going to be elevated a few inches to make room for the plumbing underneath – and ’cause we thought it would look cool.
Important note here: there is insulation behind that pretty turquoise wall! I do love a warm bathroom…..… Continue reading.....