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Tag: Salad Dressings

Pennsylvania Dutch Broccoli & Bacon

Pennsylvania Dutch Broccoli & Bacon

When I worked on my family history, I was surprised to find out how many Pennsylvania Dutch & Amish ancestors I had. Of course, those ancestors multiply quickly as you work back. You start with 4 grandparents, then 8 great, then 16,… Read More

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Classic Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing

classic spinach salad with warm bacon dressing

If you’re old enough, you’ve probably had this salad, Classic Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing, at least if you live in the States. It was everywhere in the late 70’s and early 80’s and was served for decades. And then it… Read More

Sun Dried-Tomato Vinaigrette

Sun Dried Tomato Vinaigrette

I’m a huge fan of Sun-Dried Tomatoes like these Oven Dried Tomatoes (or Un Sun Tomatoes I hear them called sometimes!) And I’m a fan of Slow Roasted Tomatoes, too. Both have such an intensity and are so easy. But taking those intense tomatoes… Read More

Bacon Lettuce Tomato Salad

Bacon Lettuce Tomato Salad

I can hardly wait for the summer tomatoes to make big, gorgeous salads. And this one qualifies. It’s a straight up play on the classic BLT…behold the Bacon Lettuce Tomato Salad.

Cuban Cabbage Salad

Cuban Cabbage Salad

When I made my Lechon Asado the other day, of course, I made Cubano Sandwiches with the leftovers. I love love love Cubanos! I wasn’t feeling the usual suspects, fries or chips as a side. No, I wanted something bright, fresh and… Read More

Lemon Tahini Dressing

Lemon Tahini Salald Dressing

Have the winter doldrums set in yet? It has for me in the frozen northland. This time of year is when I start craving healthier food like salads with bright dressings, like Lemon Tahini Dressing.

Roasted Sweet Potato & Brussels Sprouts

These Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Brussels Sprouts are pretty special. Roasted to perfection, they’re gorgeous as is, but you’ll want to take these one step further: Finish them off with a sweet, tart White Balsamic Vinaigrette.

Cilantro Lime Oil

Cilantro Lime Oil - perfect to finish a soup or use as a dipping sauce

Simple little garnishing mixtures like this Cilantro Lime Oil are a great way to add a little flavor and brightness to all kinds of things.

Maple Dijon Vinaigrette

Maple Dijon Vinaigrette

I always make my salad dressings. Oh, I may have an “emergency” bottle in the fridge but I just pretty much ignore it.

Cornbread Salad

cornbread salad

My sister told me about Cornbread Salad. I mean, really, if she hadn’t raved, I never would have made it. I think she MADE me make it and report back, lol! I fell in love with it. Hard. Strange ingredients, but it’s… Read More