Chinese Chicken Salad

I remember a friend of my mother’s bringing a “new” salad to one of the many potluck parties we had, and everyone raved about it. To the point that they asked her to bring it over and over and it became “her thing” for a while. 35 years later, I am wondering if we can … Continue reading

Caesar Salad

We are all probably feeling bloated after the holidays, and since so many people make a New Year’s healthy eating resolution, let’s look at a salad that gives no consideration to calories or health at all! Caesar Salad – 1 head Romaine, 1 head lettuce Heat 2 Tbsp oil & 1 minced clove garlic Add … Continue reading

Magic Fruit Surprise Cake

Any recipe that includes the word “magic” always makes me a bit nervous. Is this going to be one of those really difficult recipes that takes years to master just for a fancy reveal? No idea. I haven’t made this, but it appears to be a fruitcake/mince meat cake of some type. Magic Fruit Surprise … Continue reading

Pie Crust 4

Talk about minimalist. The instructions for pie crust are super limited. Looking back at other pie crust recipes I have, they are all limited in their method. My guess is that women “just knew” how to make pie crust. The circled 4 I believe means it makes 4 two-crust pies. Pie Crust 4 4 cups … Continue reading

Summer Sherbert

Several years ago I posted about Lemon Sherbert – at which time I learned it is sherbet, not sherbert lol. Today’s sherbet recipe is for a strawberry banana combination that includes orange juice. This would be a sweet and fruity concoction especially good for summer, as titled.