Summer Bean Salad with Corn & Tomatoes

Here’s a perfect salad/side that just screams Summer! Maybe that’s why Chef Joe Kindred (Kindred’s Restaurant in Davidson, North Carolina – you might recall I posted a recipe for Kindred’s Milk Bread awhile back) named the original “Summer Bean Salad.”

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Summer Bean Salad

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Fruit Salads & Salad with Fruit

“A cold dish consisting of various types of small or cut-up fruit, usually served as a dessert or first course.” Also included on this page are other salads containing fruit – fresh or dried.

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Salad Dressings

Sauces for salads are often called “dressings”. The concept of salad dressing varies across cultures. In Western culture, there are two basic types of salad dressing: Vinaigrette or Creamy dressings. Wikipedia




















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Honey Sesame Chicken in the Instant Pot

This  Honey Sesame Chicken in the Instant Pot has saved me over and over in the last few months. When the hunger-crazed octogenarians (my folks) begin circling around 5:00 p.m. like sharks and the day’s been too hectic for anything else, I think Honey Sesame Chicken.

Honey Sesame Chicken Instant Pot
Honey Sesame Chicken Instant Pot

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Blueberry Nectarine Buckle

It must be a really good year for blueberries and I swear I’ve made a ton of blueberry desserts – some with success, some not. This Blueberry Nectarine Buckle was perfect (even if the pics aren’t the greatest) and just loaded with fruit.

Blueberry Nectarine Buckle
Blueberry Nectarine Buckle

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Fluffy Cottage Cheese Pancakes

Good morning! If you follow me, you know I’ve been upping my breakfast game since I’ve been cooking for my fave octogenarians, the folks, Pat & Chuck. These Fluffy Cottage Cheese Pancakes are one way I’m trying to improve the protein of their favorite breakfast fare.

Fluffy Cottage Cheese Pancakes
Fluffy Cottage Cheese Pancakes

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Main Dish Salads & Bowls

main dish salads

A salad is a dish consisting of a mixture of small pieces of food, usually featuring vegetables. They are typically served at room temperature or chilled…Salads may contain virtually any type of ready-to-eat food. Main course salads usually contain a portion of a protein food…” Wikipedia

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