Summer Veggie & Potato Medley

The challenge: Use up some garden vegetables before they have a chance to go bad. The result: An easy, delicious salad!  My cucumber vines were done, so it was time to harvest the cukes & clean up the box for a late planting of sugar peas. My basil needed pinching and the grape tomatoes &…

Buttermilk Chicken Salad

Some years ago, my friend Linda & I went on a quilt shop hop. We ended up in Woodstock around lunchtime and were delighted to discover that the shop was serving chicken salad wraps for lunch. They received so many compliments that they included the recipe in their next newsletter. In fact, the chicken salad…

Easy Cucumber Salad

This has been a favorite in my family for as long as I can remember. My mom used to make it with red onions, but I prefer Vidalias. Either way, it’s fast, easy, & scrumptious! It’s best with young cukes with underdeveloped seed cavities, or with seedless cukes, but any will do. If the only…

Mystery Farro Salad

This photo has been bugging me. I know I made this a couple of months ago, and that we liked it, but I didn’t write anything down. “I’ll remember,” I thought. Sure. This is the reason I started this blog in the first place: I come up with something yummy, & then later can’t remember…

Fiesta Slaw

I love this stuff! If you have a mandoline that will handle julienning bell peppers (mine doesn’t), it won’t even take you long to make. It makes a decent lunch the next day, if you actually have any left over. We never do! You’ll find a printer-friendly version of the recipe at the bottom of this…