I seem to be breaking all of my self-imposed, arbitrary rules lately.
In this case I’m posting multiple recipes at the same time.
I could drag it out, do six separate posts with photos, but that would be excruciatingly boring for everyone.
Besides, photos of … Continue reading.....
Another recipe that I have been making since the beginning of time, this is based on one from the Time Life “Foods of the World” series.
The first time I had a similar salad was in Germany. We were having a simple lunch of wurst … Continue reading.....
I always plant too much.
I plant too much because, sometimes, it’s not enough.
Any gardener knows that all a family of two needs is one courgette / zucchini plant.
But I like to have enough to make soup for the freezer for … Continue reading.....
This is my mother’s other cucumber salad.
Yes, she had two, which was rare for her as she normally had one recipe per food,
This one, I think, is probably more traditional from her German parents, with just the sugar and vinegar.
It’s also quicker … Continue reading.....
This is a summer classic, loosely based on my mother’s recipe…. Which was her mother’s.
She used cream, I use yogurt but the taste is surprisingly similar.
She made cucumber salad several times each summer. So do I, although not always the same recipe.
She … Continue reading.....
Now that the lettuce is done we turn our attention to other salads.
It’s always nice to have a salad on hand in the fridge to have for an easy lunch or quick addition to dinner.
I love pasta and rice salads, but I’m referring … Continue reading.....
This is a simple salad, slightly reminiscent of old-fashioned German Potato Salad.
Normally, when I make potato salad, or any kind of ‘picnic’ salad, I make lots so we have leftovers for a few days.
You could certainly do that with this recipe – … Continue reading.....
I’m from the Midwest.
The potato salad I grew up with was made with boiled potatoes and mayonnaise (traditional American Potato Salad).
Occasionally, we would have one at the neighbor’s house that was made with a hot bacon dressing and pickles (German Potato … Continue reading.....