Category Archives: Appetizer

Asian Salad Dressing

Make Favorite In another post I did an Asian Salad with Marinated Flank Steak.  You can top it with any salad dressing you’d like, but here’s one of my personal favorite Asian Salad Dressings that’s easy to make in your … Continue reading

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Asian Salad with Marinated Beef Flank Steak

Make Favorite When you’re heading home from work, it’s easy to run by and pick up a carry out order of Chinese, Asian and Oriental foods.  As convenient as it may be, it also has a draining effect on the … Continue reading

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Balsamic Vinaigrette

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Make Favorite This is part two of a three part post.  This is my Balsamic Vinaigrette that I have made for many years and is a favorite between Kyle and myself.  Since I started making Chopped Kale Salad, this is … Continue reading

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Basil Pesto

Make Favorite If you’ve been following my blog, you know I love basil and while basil is in season, I’m using it in so many dishes. Here in Western North Carolina, Basil is near it’s end.  The night temperatures are … Continue reading

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Beef Bourguignon

Make Favorite Beef Bourguignon is a popular French Dish often known as Beef Burgundy.  The French would use a Burgundy red wine, hence the name, but you can use other dry deep reds that you like to drink.  The beef … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Ranch Dressing Mix

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Make Favorite This is post three of a three part post.  The first was my Chopped Kale Salad, the second was my Balsamic Vinaigrette and this one is the dry Buttermilk Ranch Dressing Mix.  So, what’s the connection between the … Continue reading

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Chicken Enchilada Soup

Make Favorite Winter and rainy days are soup time!  I do lots of soups, stews and chili during those cold, rainy and snowy days.  It just warms the soul!  There’s nothing like a house that just smells of a pot … Continue reading

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Chicken Quesadilla

Make Favorite      One of my favorite ways to use up leftovers is in Quesadillas.  Especially when I have a leftover rotisserie chicken, some rice and black beans sitting in the refrigerator.  One of our local grocery stores make awesome … Continue reading

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Chopped Kale Salad

Make Favorite Even though it’s winter time, I still love a good salad.  During the summer months, I love the fresh garden vegetables like vine ripe tomatoes, cucumbers, bell peppers and anything else I can pick right off the plant … Continue reading

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Dried Beef and Mushroom Spread

Make Favorite Welcome Back!  This is the last post for the dinner menu we served a couple weeks back.  For the back story, click here.  The menu we served was this Dried Beef and Mushroom Spread, French Onion Soup, Spinach … Continue reading

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