Crunchy Sourdough Breadsticks (Grissini)

Crunchy Sourdough Breadsticks (Grissini)

Crunchy Sourdough Breadsticks, also known as Italian Grissini, are wonderful with salads, soups, or even as an appetizer or snack. It’s a great way to use up your sourdough discard, too.

Homemade French Dressing

Homemade French Dressing

I’m a fan of Ott’s Dressing, and this Homemade French Dressing is a very close substitute if you don’t have any in your cupboard. It’s quick and easy to put together and is made with common ingredients.

Orchid-Buffet Strawberry Fluff Salad

Orchid-Buffet Strawberry Fluff Salad

When I was a girl, my family used to go to the Orchid Buffet following church service for Sunday lunch. One of the dishes there that we all enjoyed was a pink fluffy salad. My grandma and I tried to duplicate the recipe for years–and 

Pear and Lime Jello Salad

Pear and Lime Jello Salad

Make this Pear and Lime Jello Salad for your next potluck dinner or even as a “green” dish for Saint Patrick’s Day! I love the creamy taste of this salad with pear halves. Just slice off a piece and serve for dinner or dessert. Our 

Cranberry Apple Gelatin Salad

Cranberry Apple Gelatin Salad

This Cranberry Apple Gelatin Salad is a favorite family recipe we make every year for Thanksgiving and sometimes Christmas. My grandma used to bring it to our family gatherings and now it is always on the menu.

Frog Eye Pasta Salad

Frog Eye Pasta Salad

Many years ago, when I was first married, my mother-in-law served Frog Eye Pasta Salad at one of our family gatherings. I had never seen or tasted it before and thought it was quite wonderful. Of course, the name really catches your eye and imagination 

Mediterranean Garden Vegetable Salad

Mediterranean Garden Vegetable Salad

This Mediterranean Garden Vegetable Salad is a delicious recipe to make when you want more than a lettuce salad with your dinner, but still desire something light and refreshing. I love that it uses bunches of garden vegetables and that it is so easy to 

Corn and Black Bean Salad

Corn and Black Bean Salad

Corn and Black Bean Salad is a delicious and easy recipe to make this summer. Perfect for a weeknight dinner or even a family picnic. It’s a cool and refreshing dish to make after a long, hot day. 

Orange Carrot Gelatin Salad

Orange Carrot Gelatin Salad

Orange Carrot Gelatin Salad is a tried-and-true recipe we enjoy a family gatherings that’s perfect for picnics and barbecues, but also for a Thanksgiving dinner. Filled with juicy pineapple and mandarin oranges with shredded carrots surrounding it in an encasement of orange gelatin, it’s certain 

Fresh Fruit Cocktail Salad

Fresh Fruit Cocktail Salad

Serve this Fresh Fruit Cocktail Salad for your next weekend brunch, family gathering, or potluck dinner. Everybody loves fruit, and this fresh fruit salad is a winner. It’s coated in a citrus dressing so your fruit won’t turn color on you, which is also very