Bacon Sherry Vinaigrette Dressing

When I make a salad, I want it to be fresh, flavorful and delicious!  This super-easy bacon sherry vinaigrette dressing recipe will add some savoriness and extra flavor to any salad.  Not only is it easy to make, but it’s very versatile as well. Bacon Dressings Traditionally a “Hot Bacon Dressing” is served with a […]

Delicious Olive Salad (great for muffulettas!)

A great olive salad makes a great muffuletta sandwich, and I love a good muffuletta sandwich! If you haven’t had one, it’s a delicious sandwich that started in New Orleans from Sicilian immigrants.  It uses a large round loaf of sesame bread, with a crispy crust but a nice soft interior.  While recipes vary, it […]

Grilled Fingerling Potato Salad with Bacon-Cilantro Vinaigrette

The fingerling potato salad makes a wonderful side item for almost any grilled entree.  I especially like it when I’m grilling pork or chicken breasts.   For this version, I made a Bacon-Cilantro Vinaigrette dressing.  However, you can make the potato salad with your favorite potato salad dressing in order to accentuate your main item. […]

Charred Chard Salad with Sriracha Vinaigrette

Try this grilled chard salad recipe tonight!  Swiss chard is an item that hasn’t seen a lot of rotation in my kitchen, but I am aiming to improve its’ ranking among my go-to dishes.  I am always attracted to the beautiful rainbow chard, with the red, yellow, purple and other hued stalks, but have never […]

Watermelon, Beet and Feta Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Ok, I want to be clear about something. I don’t like beets. There, I said it, and I feel liberated. Yes, I know that beets are “supposed to be liked by adults” but frankly I don’t care. So, you may ask, why would I make a salad with beets as an ingredient? Well, two reasons. […]