This recipe, inspired by south-of-the-border flavors, is a delicious twist on classic chicken salad. It’s got kick from the pickled jalapeños, crunch from the chopped veggies, and flavor from the cilantro and fresh lime. Serve the jalapeño chicken salad in the easy-to-make tortilla bowls or use it as a filling for wraps. The tortilla bowl isn’t as crisp and • Read More »
Italian Wedding SoupFebruary 3, 2011 | By andrea | 6 Comments | Filed in: Chicken, Italian, Main Dish, Pasta, Recipes, Soup/Stew.
My first thought was, “Do Italian people really eat this at weddings?” I’m not Italian so it’s an honest question, don’t you think? After a little research, though, I learned that the “wedding” part refers to the fact that the vegetables and meat go well together in this Italian-American soup (hence the marriage). Whatever the history, it’s • Read More »
Pennsylvania Dutch Corn and Chicken SoupJanuary 4, 2011 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Chicken, Comfort Food, Main Dish, Recipes, Soup/Stew.
When it’s cold and blustery outside or I’m feeling under the weather, I want a big, steaming bowl of something like this Pennsylvania Dutch Corn and Chicken Soup. It’s easy to make, and simply flavored with corn, celery and onion. No fancy ingredients…no complicated methods…just good, old-fashioned comfort in a bowl. Pennsylvania Dutch Corn and Chicken Soup -recipe from Cook’s • Read More »
Summer Minestrone with PestoNovember 14, 2010 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Italian, Main Dish, Recipes, Soup/Stew, Vegetable.
I got together with a group of girlfriends from my bible study on Friday to organize a friend’s garage. The friend we were helping is a mom of two young boys and her husband has been in the hospital for several months awaiting a heart transplant. Needless to say, it’s been a difficult season for this family, so a chilly, overcast November day was • Read More »
Ginger Salad DressingAugust 10, 2010 | By andrea | 8 Comments | Filed in: Asian, Condiment, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Salad, Sauce.
Here’s a great salad dressing that will go perfectly with your next Asian-inspired meal. I got the recipe out of Top Secret Restaurant Recipes 2by Todd Wilbur. This recipe is his version of the dressing served at Benihana restaurants. I’ve been to Benihana and several other hibachi grill restaurants, and they all serve salads with a similar ginger dressing. • Read More »