Red, White & Blue Salad in a Jar

4th of July

Red White and Blue Salad in a Jar

4th of July, summer picnics, and bon fires after dark. All three call for some special treats from the kitchen! A few weeks ago my book club had an indoor picnic (due to rain!) and my friend, Heather, brought the most colorful, hearty salads…. In a mason jar! I took the idea home and put […]

Orange Spinach Salad with Vinaigrette Dressing

Orange Spinach Salad

When summer comes into view I start craving those fresh ingredients that are growing in our gardens and filling the tables at the farmers markets! Orange Spinach Salad with Vinaigrette Dressing   Fresh spinach leaves, washed, drained on paper towels and chilled 2 oranges, peeled and sliced into ½ inch slices   Vinaigrette Dressing: 3 […]

Strawberry Spinach Salad and Homemade Dressing

Strawberry Spinach Salad and Homemade Dressing

Winter is saying goodbye… finally! The Browns are at the end of our Florida with only 2 weeks left before we head north. Strawberry season is in full bloom down here and I have been having my share! Warmer weather calls for lighter dishes and fresh ingredients. This is my “go to” salad when the […]

Black Bean, Corn and Tomato Salad

Black Bean, Corn and Tomato Salad

I love fresh, easy, and tasty salads. You can’t beat a recipe that is full of fresh ingredients with a simplistic dressing that brings out all the flavor of the beans, corn and tomatoes. This recipe was featured in my cookbook “Stage to the Stove”. Order your cookbook today! Black Bean, Corn and Tomato Salad 1 […]