Recipes · Salads, Sides & Sauces

Easy Green Bean Casserole

When you are having everyone over for a barbecue or say… Thanksgiving dinner, there is always A LOT going on. Clean the house, set the table, buy ice, make yourself (and your children) look somewhat presentable, over-stock the wine and, of course, make the food. It is nice to have one simple dish that won’t cause… Continue reading Easy Green Bean Casserole

Recipes · Salads, Sides & Sauces

Cabbage and Apple Salad

I realize this may sound weird but it is fantastic.  I don’t like “slaw” and this is not a slaw.  It is definitely more of a salad.  It is light, crisp and refreshing.  Ideal any time of year and especially when you are having a heavy or rich (read: fatty) main course.  It is wonderful with… Continue reading Cabbage and Apple Salad

Italian · Recipes · Salads, Sides & Sauces

Giada’s Tri-Colore Orzo Pasta Salad

My sister LOVES Giada De Laurentiis! Because of my sister, several of Giada’s recipes are now staples in our house.  The first time I had this pasta salad, my sister made it and brought it to a party. It was delicious. Since then I have made it dozens of times. Everyone always loves it.  It… Continue reading Giada’s Tri-Colore Orzo Pasta Salad