Red Parsley Potatoes

parsley potatoes

Why Parsley Potatoes Parsley potatoes add color and flavor to your menu. There isn’t much of a recipe for this, but I can tell you how I do it. For starters, you can use any type of white potato – but I like the red potatoes because the skin gives color to the dish. I usually peel white potatoes, but if you get potatoes with thin skins, you can probably leave the skin on – … Read more

Italian Pasta Salad Delight

This is a perfect summer pasta salad. I first had it about four years ago, and figured many of my readers didn’t see this recipe when I first posted it. So here it is – again. At a delightful birthday  luncheon hosted by a friend this past week, each guest was asked to bring a side dish to serve. Marlene was one of the guests, and she brought this dish. When I asked her for … Read more

Seasonal Summer Veggies

summer veggies

Summer veggies. Most garden vegetables can be used in a stir-fry dish. If you’re a fan of garlic and onions, those can be added. For this dish, I wanted to use up summer vegetables I purchased at the Farmer’s Market five days earlier. Most of these had been used in one dish or another, but there were enough left that, if combined, could provide a healthy supply of nutrition, color, and texture. Green beans, squash, … Read more

My Favorite Potato Salad

potato salad

The Best of the Best Hands down, this is my favorite potato salad recipe. I got it from my sisters in Maryland who got it from our niece-in-law Beth in Nebraska, who got it from her Grandma Cross in Indiana. Good recipes are like that. They travel by taste of mouth and before you know it, you’ve got a recipe that came from someone who got it from someone else who got it from . … Read more

Bean Salad

bean salad

Summer Salad When someone tells me they’re bringing bean salad to a carry-in, I get excited. When that someone is Dave’s aunt, I get doubly-excited! Aunt Babe (her real name is Miriam but she’s Babe to her family) got this recipe from her oldest sister Esther, so I guess we could say it’s Aunt Esther’s recipe. Have it your way bean salad As with any recipe, you can tweak the beans or the amounts of … Read more