Chicken · Salad

California Cobb Salad

We had to dog sit this past week for our coworker. It's been over three years since I've owned an animal, and after dog-sitting, I feel compelled to have a dog now! Blizzard was the best, company-wise. She was super good, knew tricks, very laid back and wonderfully soft. I know most dogs aren't this… Continue reading California Cobb Salad

Salad · Sides · vegetable

Southern Broccoli & Cauliflower Salad

Some of these old fashioned recipes I find from old church cookbooks contain far too much sugar. I tend to forget this while cooking, and then get overwhelmed by the sweetness when I go to taste-test things. Salads tend to be the main culprit in the Too Sweet category. Half the time, the only salads in… Continue reading Southern Broccoli & Cauliflower Salad

pasta · Salad · vegetarian

Tortellini and Roasted Veggie Salad

I swear, it's like the Big Bang when summer arrives in Oklahoma. There's no gradual increase in temperatures. No lingering Spring coolness. No---it's just WHAM! One day you wake up and the temperatures are hovering in the high 90's and the sun sticks around for far too long. While I'm languishing in the eternal sunshine… Continue reading Tortellini and Roasted Veggie Salad

Salad · Sides

Sun-Dried Tomato & Bacon Potato Salad

So, my Memorial Day weekend camping trip has hit a snag. After multiple views of model runs for the weather, we decided to postpone leaving for Sulphur until tomorrow. Rain, wind and hail is supposed to descend on Murray county tonight and that massive storm will last for a whopping 5-6 hours! I didn't think… Continue reading Sun-Dried Tomato & Bacon Potato Salad

italian · Salad · Sides

Baked Caprese Panzanella Salad

Summer is right around the corner, and with that comes cookouts, barbecues, camping and vacations. I typically loathe the hot weather, but I'm actually looking forward to it this year. Next weekend I'm going on a camping trip with friends to my most favorite place on the planet: Chickasaw National Recreation Area. It's a beautiful… Continue reading Baked Caprese Panzanella Salad