Tag Archives: Celery

Parfait! Honey Mustard Jardinière Salad

I thought I would close out this week of adding Honey Mustard salad dressing to egg salad and Catalina salad dressing to steak for tacos by adding the both of them to… wait for it… macaroni and cheese (Kraft Dinner) … Continue reading

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Parfait! Korean Potato Salad

I cannot say how much I love this potato salad. What makes it “Korean?” Cannot say for certain, though I am guessing that at least part of it is the part about cooking the potatoes in little water and then … Continue reading

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Ham Bone Soup

So… yeh. NOT a great name, BUT, a very tasty soup! Loaded with veggies (I basically cleaned out the crisper drawer) and finally dealing with the last of the Christmas ham (note to self: do NOT buy the whole ham … Continue reading

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Veggie Jambalaya…ermmm, with shrimp and sausage

My sister was driving out for a vist from the East Coast. One of our cousin’s dad lives a couple of towns over from my village in far northeastern Illinois, so they decided to share the drive and take two, … Continue reading

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Celery Succotash Salad

Fret ye not! There are NO lima beans in this succotash! In fact, this rather refreshing salad – based on a Rachael Ray recipe – bears little resemblance to your more usual succotash… there are no beans at all (tho’ … Continue reading

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Parfait! BESTERER! Ham Salad

A bit over a year ago, I published my EUREKA! moment for coming up with a ham salad spread that tasted as good as the one I recall from my college days. One trick I’d learned was to chop the … Continue reading

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Stir Fry Broccoli

Who says I can’t stir fry? Well, as a rule, I do; I often lack a certain strength of conviction to get my wok or stir fry pan hot enough over high enough heat. Thing is, this stir fry doesn’t … Continue reading

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Green Beans, Cuban(?) Style

To go with our very tasty Cuban Chicken, I did some surfing on da Google and came across a recipe for Cuban Green Beans. Is this a favorite in Havana, served by Cuban grandmothers to their progeny? I have absolutely … Continue reading

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German Sweet Potato Salad

I came across a recipe from Better Homes and Gardens for German Potato Salad made in the slow cooker, and it looked good. But… I thought I could mebbe make it better – with sweet potatoes in place of the … Continue reading

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Thai Celery Salad

You don’t often come across something this simple to toss together and this tasty. I was doubtful of the whole thing, right up until I tasted it. Now, whether we’re having Thai Pork Stew for dinner or not, we will … Continue reading

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