When choosing strawberries, choose plump, uniform in size, and brightly colored ones. And don’t wash them till you’re ready to use. The baby blue salad with balsamic vinaigrette and pecans is one of my favorites and the vinaigrette is so good, once you make it, you’ll be making it all the time!
This colorful pasta dish is loaded with fresh vegetables, full of flavor and low in calories and fat. I did use defrosted frozen peas but once our local farmers market is open, I’ll be using fresh. Feel free to substitute similar vegetables if you prefer such as yellow squash for the zucchini or different varieties […]
Recently there’s been a couple of stories in the news about people going to the emergency room with stomach pains that were a result of accidentally consuming a grill brush bristle, that perforated the GI tract. Who knew? The CDC reports that the tool’s bristles can stick to the grill, then transfer to food and be […]
Berries become less expensive when they are in season, not to mention they just taste better. With this crispy Napoleon dessert you can use any berries you like, just making sure they are ripe. If using berries like blueberries, you’ll leave them as is. If using bigger berries like strawberries, slice them up. From start to finish, […]
When I think of delicious, creamy soups, carrot soup is not one that immediately comes to mind…until I made this. I found this Roasted Carrot Soup recipe in April’s issue of Good Housekeeping and thought it looked good and would be a reasonably priced soup, which it was. When I told my husband I was […]
This Southern fare is fairly healthy…..The catfish has a crunchy coating with a flaky inside and the collard greens are delicious! Believe me, if you’ve never tasted collard greens, this is the recipe to try. And if you have had them before and didn’t like them, give them one more taste with this….so good! Both recipes are quick and easy to prepare and the entire meal (with corn on the cob) comes in at $8.97 for a family of four.