Bacon and Corn Potato Salad

I think every 4th of July celebration calls for at least one potato salad to be present on the buffet table (we had two!) This was what I made for our BBQ last Wednesday, and I thought I’d share my recipe with you. Oh, and did I mention it has bacon in it? No? Well, … Continue reading

Tomato & Cucumber Panzanella

Panzanella: it all starts with a loaf of bread. Could be French bread, or a nice baguette. I used a very yummy-looking (and tasting) fresh loaf of whole grain bread. Panzanella originates in Florence, and traditionally is made of stale bread that is soaked. This a delicious way to use up leftover bread loaves from … Continue reading

White Bean Salad

Sometimes I just want something fresh. Something raw, uncooked, filled with tons of veggies, and really, really good for you. Yeah, something like that. The other day was one such occasion, and I just had to make a refreshing salad to go along with some leftover chicken we were having for dinner. This salad kicks … Continue reading

Herb Roasted Chicken

Sometimes it’s just easier to cook the whole darn bird. At least that’s what I figured would be easiest for our Easter dinner. [Yes, I know, this post is wildly late.] I’ve never roasted a whole chicken – or turkey! – before, and I figured it was high time to give it a try. Plus, … Continue reading