Spinach Beet Salad

Spinach Beet Salad

This Spinach Beet Salad is a wonderful addition to your summer meals. Fresh Baby Spinach, Mandarin Oranges, Glazed English Walnuts, Pickled Beets, and Feta Cheese, with a delightful sweet vinaigrette. Serve either as a side salad or as a light dinner salad with flatbread. Incorporated …

Easy Pickled Beets

Easy Pickled Beets

For anyone who likes homemade pickled beets but doesn’t want to harvest them from the garden, this Easy Pickled Beets recipe is a perfect solution. As a girl, I always enjoyed my mom’s canned beets. They were spicy and sweet and packed with flavor. She …

Taco Bowl Salad

Taco Bowl Salad

Taco Bowl Salad is easy to make and fun to eat. A perfect choice for a light summer dinner. I’ve eaten taco bowls in restaurants that were deep fried, and they are delicious. However, these baked bowls work just as well and have less fat …

Southwest Bean Salad

Southwest Bean Salad

When summer arrives in Kansas, I turn to quick and easy meals that are light and often cool. I’ve mentioned before that my husband is a meat-and-potatoes kind of guy, but even he enjoys this hearty Southwest Bean Salad in the summertime. Just be sure …

Chicken Salad with Cranberries and Walnuts

Chicken Salad with Cranberries and Walnuts

Make this Chicken Salad with Cranberries and Walnuts when you want something light and tasty. I love serving dinner salads to my husband after a hot summer day. And they are easy to make, so you spend less time in a hot kitchen. This salad …

Spinach Salad with Fig Dressing

Spinach Salad with Fig Dressing

Spinach Salad with Fig Dressing is a wonderful addition to your next Italian dinner.  Figs are a well-known ingredient on Italian tables. They put them in tarts, roast them with meats, make jam with them, serve them with wine and cheese. You get the idea. …

Ranch Dressing Mix

Ranch Dressing Mix

Store Ranch Dressing Mix in your cupboard for when you need salad dressing. You may also use it in dips or other recipes. I love (DIY) Do-it-Yourself food projects. In the past I’ve made my own pancake syrup, pancake mix, spice mixes, and of course, …

Homemade Sourdough Croutons

Homemade Sourdough Croutons

Homemade Sourdough Croutons are so delicious and easy to make, you may never go back to store-bought croutons. And unlike the dry, crusty croutons you buy, these have a nice chewy bite to them. And oh, so flavorful. Just thinking about them makes me want …

Spinach Salad with Vinegar Dressing

Spinach Salad with Vinegar Dressing

Here’s a delicious recipe for Spinach Salad with Vinegar Dressing that came from my Aunt Ruth. I love this dressing. It has just the right amount sweetness and seasoning. And it goes perfectly with the spinach salad and toppings. Bacon. Boiled Eggs. Mushrooms. and Carrots. …

Glazed English Walnuts

Glazed English Walnuts

Glazed English Walnuts are delicious and there are so many ways to use them! As a Snack; For a Tea Party; On a Wine and Cheese Tray; With Fruit and Yogurt; In a Salad; With Pancakes and Syrup; On top of oatmeal. The possibilities are …