Winter Salad with Avocado, Pomegranate & Maple Glazed Pecans

Thanksgiving. It’s over. Or is it? If you need Leftover Turkey ideas, be sure to see my 12 Days of Turkey, which is now a collection of over 40 recipes for T-Day leftovers. Hopefully, you had a big salad like this Winter Salad with Avocado, Pomegranate & Maple Roasted Pecans for Thanksgiving. If not, maybe make…

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Instant Pot Greek Gyros

Okay, so the other night I was just hanging out at the Instant Pot Community Facebook page (can you say cooking nerd? and proud of it!) when my friend Tonya messaged me. We got to talking about what we wanted to make in the IP (we’re both exited about our IP’s) and she suggested Gyros.

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Fruited Chicken Salad with Honey Dijon

Way back when, my sister and I were discussing what should be on the menu for a family get together and we got down to the salad dressing. “Honey Dijon?” I asked. It was kind of a new thing then. “No one likes that,” she said. But I didn’t say, “I do, I do!” And…

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Watermelon & Tomato Salad

So a few days ago I posted the most marvelous Peach Glazed Pork Tenderloin. It was a huge hit at our house. What wasn’t a hit was the Watermelon and Tomato Salad. So I tinkered (and after the tinkering) loved it. And I made it again, today, just to be sure.

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Asian Turkey (or chicken) Lettuce Wraps

I don’t know if I can think of a better beat the heat, quickie dinner for a hot, muggy summer day than these Asian Turkey (or Chicken) Lettuce Wraps.

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Bulgogi (Korean Beef)

Is it just me or is Korean food trending, now? It’s hard to tell sometimes because when I crave sumpin’, I seem to see it everywhere! I’m blaming Momofuku. I keep hearing so much about the restaurants and books and owner/chef David Chang.

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Serious Bleu Cheese Dressing & Wedge Salad

Hot August days, cool crunchy salad, with a serious Bleu Cheese Dressing. There’s not much better!

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Spring Mix Salad with Lemony White Balsamic Dressing

I love mixed salads and you’ll see a lot of salads on my blog – many with wonderful dressings and an array of gorgeous ingredients. This salad is a simple side salad, and every bit as scrumptious.  Spring lettuces, barley (or another grain of your choice) a few herbs, and a little Parmesan to dress it…

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Spicy Chicken Sandwich, BA’s Best

Yanno, I’m always trying new recipes and this Chicken Sandwich from Bon Appetit’s March issue caught my eye. See, I was just down in Georgia and had an opportunity to eat at Chick Fil A for the second time, ever. I think it’s the best fast food – and I don’t usually quite lower myself…

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Dried Cranberry, Walnut & Avocado Salad

AARP. Who knew? I’ve been a proud member, according to my card, since 2015, but looking back I wish I would have signed up earlier.

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Harvest Wild Rice Salad with Citrus Dressing

I recently made the Stuffed Chicken Roast from Better Home & Garden’s December 2015 issue – I couldn’t help but be inspired by their Harvest Wild Rice Salad, served alongside. Gorgeous greens, wild rice and a citrus dressing caught my eye. Toss in a few apples, pears and toasted pecans and sprinkle on a few…

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Taphouse Salad with Roasted Tomatoes, Mushrooms & Smashburger

This spectacular salad, the Taphouse Salad with Roasted Tomatoes Mushroom Smashburger, was stolen – or at least the idea of it was. This is my version of a Taphouse Salad, inspired by a beer pub in Sioux Falls, Taphouse 41. First of all, I never would have thought to order such a thing – my Dad did.…

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