Pickled red onions add a sweet, tart flavor to this easy green bean salad. Blanching the beans keeps them crisp-tender and helps maintain their bright color. It’s a delicious make-ahead side that can be served at room temperature or chilled.
Watermelon gets its bright red color from lycopene, an antioxidant, so it’s a perfect choice for a healthy beverage. This refreshing drink combines the sweet taste of watermelon with freshly squeezed lemon juice. It’s simple and satisfying, and a great way to use up that last big piece of watermelon taking up room in the refrigerator. […]
This side dish is made with fresh corn on the cob, either grilled, or cut from the cob and sautéed on top of the stove. We combine it with mayonnaise, Mexican hot sauce, lime juice, jalapeño pepper, cilantro, and cotija cheese. It’s full of flavor and surprisingly easy to make. Tip Remove the husks and […]
Here are a few great topping ideas for our flatbread recipe. Whether you’re making a specialty sandwich or just need a quick lunch or dinner, keeping a stack of these homemade flatbreads in the freezer can make a hectic mealtime a little less stressful. Try grilled or rotisserie chicken, avocados, bacon, lettuce, and tomato, or whatever leftovers […]
This is one of my husband’s favorite salad recipes. He likes to cook, and I love to have him cook, so it works out great for both of us. Not only is this salad exceptionally good, but it’s also a very fresh tasting and nutritious dish. He likes to serve it with barbecue, but it’s delicious […]
Sweet mangos add a tropical flavor to this colorful salsa. Balanced with the heat of a jalapeño pepper and a little bit of lime juice it goes perfectly with meat, fish, and especially anything grilled. It’s also great with tortilla chips or as a topping for hamburgers. Mangos have a soft, fleshy pulp. When ripe, […]
This refreshing salad combines the heat from a jalapeño pepper with the cool, sweet taste of melons. A squeeze of lime adds a little tartness, and the addition of sea salt brings all the flavors together. The result is a delicious melon salad that makes a perfect summertime dish. It’s easy to make and goes […]
This potato salad gets its smoky paprika flavor from cured Spanish chorizo. It has a creamy mayonnaise and Greek yogurt dressing that we combine with harissa (a hot chili paste) for even more flavor and heat. It’s the perfect side for a barbecue or picnic.