Mom’s Potato Salad

This is my favorite potato salad recipe.  Don’t let the combination of pickle juice and mayo scare you, it’s actually quite good. For this recipe you’ll need: 3 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes 2 large sour dill pickles, chopped 1/2 cup juice from the pickle jar 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper Put […]

Cider Vinaigrette

Without vinaigrette dressing I don’t know how I would manage our weekly CSA veggie delivery.  Too much lettuce?  Time for a big salad.  A weird root vegetable we’ve never seen before?  Roast it then dredge in dressing.  Too many potatoes?  Warm potato salad in a vinaigrette dressing.  Most vegetables that require cooking taste good roasted […]

Warm Potato Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette

Potatoes and bacon.  Seriously, what could be better than that? For this recipe you’ll need: 1 1/2 pounds Yukon gold potatoes 1/4 pound bacon chopped in small pieces 1 medium onion finely diced 1 tablespoon cider vinegar 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon honey salt & pepper Cook the potatoes (whole and unpeeled) in a […]

Couscous Salad Southwest Style

This is my favorite salad to bring to a summer potluck.  It tastes great (of course), holds up well in the heat and serves a ton of people.  By the end of each summer I suspect my family and friends are sick to death of this salad but that’s just too bad for them! I […]

Winter Salad

This easy winter salad is beautiful enough for a dinner party yet simple enough for a week night dinner. All of these ingredients can be easily found at the supermarket in the dead of winter. For the salad you’ll need: 1 medium squash, such as butternut or acorn 2 tablespoons olive oil salt & pepper […]