Caprese Pasta Salad

Yesterday was Zach’s actual birthday and all the food from his birthday dinner on Sunday was gone so I made him another pasta salad which was just as good if not better than the first one.  The tomatoes in my garden are finally staring to ripen so I used a bunch in this salad, so … Continue reading

Greek Pasta Salad #2

We had some family friends over last night for dinner and so I decided to make a Greek themed dinner which included this pasta salad, I’ll post the gyros later this week.  The recipe comes from “My Recipes” and it was pretty good also it made a huge bowl of salad which was good since … Continue reading

Raspberry Pretzel Jello Salad

This is the holiday salad at our house, I’ve made it in strawberry and orange before and now this Christmas in raspberry, all delicious!  It’s a “Six Sisters’ Stuff” recipe, love them and their recipes. 2 cups pretzels, broken into pieces 1/2 cup butter, melted 3 tablespoons sugar 1 cup sugar 1 (8 oz) package … Continue reading

Mandarin Orange Pretzel Salad

Another new addition to our Thanksgiving menu.  I tried this before one year but didn’t wait patiently for the jello to set a bit before I poured in on there and it just seeped to the bottom and made a soggy mess so this time I waited for the jello to cool and set a … Continue reading

Loaded Pesto Pasta Salad

I’m not the world’s greatest gardener but this year my basil has exploded!  Take a look: So as you might imagine, there has been a lot of pesto around here lately.  I really like to eat it cold so the other night I threw together this pasta salad.  Enjoy! 1 recipe Fresh Basil Pesto (found … Continue reading

Copycat KFC Coleslaw

I am not a huge fan of KFC but I do love their biscuits and their coleslaw so when I say this recipe I was excited to try it.  It is close to the KFC coleslaw and went great next to or on top of the shredded pork I made.  My husband, who doesn’t love … Continue reading

Orange Fluff Jello Salad

OK, this is one of those recipes that is classified as a salad but could just as easily be a dessert which is just the way I like to eat my salad, especially around the holidays.  It comes from the “Six Sisters’ Stuff” and it is yummy and it makes a ton so it would … Continue reading

Pasta with Basil, Tomatoes and Garlic

Dinner last night, trying to take advantage of all the fresh tomatoes and basil from our garden.  The recipe comes from “My Recipes”, easy and yummy! 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 1/4 pounds (1 quart) small cherry and teardrop tomatoes (I used a … Continue reading