Linda’s Bean Salad

Thanks to my sister-in-law for this great bean salad recipe. The celery and green pepper add some nice crunch and the dressing is just right. Sometimes for a change, I add some canned corn as well. Save Save

Creamed Corn from Lost Recipes

I enjoy playing around with different herbs and spices, but sometimes the simplest seasonings let you really appreciate an ingredient, like this creamed corn from Lost Recipes (link to Amazon) by Marion Cunningham. Of course, you could go even simpler and just eat corn on the cob! (If you opt for that, I like to […]

Spinach, Avocado and Mango Salad

Shopping at Costco when you’re hungry and have a veg and fruit loving daughter with you can be dangerous! We have lots of produce to eat up.  When I made the beef spiedini the other night, I also made a large salad with spinach, avocado, mango and red onion.  We completely polished it off and […]

Quick Marinated Cucumber Salad

This quick marinated cucumber salad is one of my favorite summertime side dishes.  It keeps a few days in the fridge… not sure how long because I usually eat it up within 4 or 5 days.  You can make this the day you’re serving it if you can allow a couple of hours for everything […]

Gazpacho

It’s summer and the tomatoes are plentiful and good.  I have tomatoes on toast for breakfast, sometimes with a scrambled egg but often just plain.  I get to walk out and pick the ripest tomatoes for my breakfast, which is about as good as it gets.  When the tomatoes become really plentiful, I make gazpacho. […]