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Cantaloupe and Tomato Salad with a Light Vinaigrette

Cantaloupe and Tomato Salad with a Light Vinaigrette recipe

This is a perfect end of summer salad when cantaloupes and tomatoes are at their peak of ripeness. While it seems like an unusual combination of ingredients, I’ve seen versions of this salad in cookbooks dating back as early as 1918. What I love about this dish is its simplicity, with an emphasis on fresh, […]

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Pasta Salad with Kalamata Olives and Artichoke Hearts

Pasta Salad with Kalamata Olives and Artichoke Hearts recipe

This pasta salad takes on all the wonderful, briny flavors of the Kalamata olives, pepperoncini, and marinated artichokes hearts. To let these flavors shine through, we wanted a lighter dressing that wouldn’t compete with the other ingredients. Our vinaigrette is made with equal amounts of red wine vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, and canola oil. […]

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Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole

This vintage sweet potato recipe came from my husband’s aunt, and we’ve had it for more years than I can remember. I make it every Thanksgiving and Christmas, and it’s one of our favorites. I’ve made a couple of adaptions, but it’s a recipe that I think can stand the test of time. In fact, […]

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Green Bean Salad with Pickled Red Onions

Green Bean Salad with Pickled Red Onions recipe

What makes this green bean salad taste so good is the sweet-tart pickling liquid from the red onions. We marinate thin slices of onions in hot red wine vinegar, sugar, and salt. It’s this simple combination that creates a delicious dressing and brings the whole salad together. The green beans are boiled for 5 to […]

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