Category Archives: Salads

Our Classic Potato Salad

My husband requested this potato salad after a business trip to Australia. It has the classic ingredients of celery, red onion, and dill. This is the simple potato salad that many of us had in our childhood. The dill is … Continue reading

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Italian Butter Bean Salad

I use butter beans in this recipe but other beans (black beans, navy beans etc.) work well also.  This is a good and delicious way to use leftover beans from the baked bean recipe published in April. 5-6 cups baked butter … Continue reading

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Potato, Green Bean, and Mushroom Salad (Easter Salad)

This recipe is excellent and worth the effort. We often make it during Springtime especially for an Easter Dinner celebration. You just need a ham or lamb chops and you have a meal. The salad has potatoes, mushrooms, green beans, … Continue reading

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Herbed Buttermilk Dressing

This dressing is simple to make and you can vary it based on the seasonings that you like. Leave out the dill and add another favorite seasoning such as thyme. 1 cup buttermilk 2 Tablespoons dried parsley 2 Tablespoons dried … Continue reading

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Gravlax Appetizer (Ewa’s version)

This appetizer was a hit at our last dinner. The cured salmon (Gravlax) was purchased from Whole Foods and was delicious. Two guests requested the recipe. It is easy and elegant. The Ingredients: 3 large red grapefruits 2 navel oranges … Continue reading

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Winter Dinner for cold days

It has been cold the last few weeks. We made dinner for friends and it was perfect for the cold weather. The recipes are in this blog. We made the Chili Dilly recipe (see Beef, Oct. 2011) and it makes … Continue reading

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Chicken Salad

This recipe uses leftover chicken from the rotisserie or BBQ etc. It can be placed on lettuce and served as a salad or used in a sandwich for an easy lunch. 2-3 cups leftover cooked chicken, chopped finely 4 sticks … Continue reading

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