Creamy Cucumber Salad

Creamy Cucumber Salad. This cucumber salad is a great way to dress up garden cucumbers! There’s nothing like a cucumber fresh from the garden, washed, peeled and salted for summer flavor. This is cucumber season, so it’s time for this recipe again. I first posted it three years ago, so it’s about time to bring it around again, don’t you think? If you want to spruce it up a little and add some variety to … Read more

Baked Asparagus with Rosemary and Garlic

baked asparagus

Baked Asparagus This recipe for baked asparagus is a ready-in-30-minutes or less, and there is minimal hassle and fuss. Asparagus is a low-calorie, highly nutritious vegetable. It is high in potassium, Vitamins A, B, and C, and works as a diuretic. Asparagus also provides roughage for your intestinal system. How to You can incorporate your own seasonings, but this recipe calls for garlic cloves (sliced or diced small or garlic powder if you don’t have … Read more

Seven+ Layer Salad

7-layer salad

The seven+ layer salad This 7+ layer salad is prettiest in a tall glass bowl. It’s most practical in a Tupperware-type container with a lid. Depending on where and who the salad is for will help you decide which container to put it in. The day I made this, I was serving four people and didn’t have a glass bowl small enough for the salad, so I used another one. The fun part about this … Read more

Red Hots Jello

red hots jello

Red hots flavor! My neighbor Carol has many dishes she makes. She’s one of those people who, when asked to bring one dish to an event, shows up with four or five dishes. She showed up at a meal the other week with several dishes, and this red hots jello was one of them. You’ll never know there is lemon jello in this dish because you never taste the lemon. What you taste is apples and … Read more

Pico de Gallo Cabbage Slaw

pico de gallo

True Belizian Our family and church friends spent a delightful Sunday in the home of our friend Anna, whose mother is Belizian.  Anna’s parents live in Belize but have been visiting in the states for several months. This is a unique way to make a slaw and, if you like Belizian flavor, you’ll like this.  The recipe is simple and easy.  You’ll need cabbage, tomatoes, onions, cilantro, lime juice, olive oil, and salt and pepper. … Read more