Category Archives: salad

Cowboy Caviar

There are many recipes for this dish out there and this one is mine. I warn you though this stuff is addictive. I save and freeze the drained liquid from the cans. I then use it in veggie soup or … Continue reading

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Butcher’s Block and Random Thoughts

For those of you who have been following for several years, I thank you! And for the people who are fairly new to my blog, I thank you too! I do appreciate all of you who read my recipes and … Continue reading

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Asian Style Zucchini Noodle Pasta

Oh the madness! The zucchini madness. It continues. By the end of this season I will have harvested twice my weight in the wonderful green squash. This is the first time I have tried squash pasta noodles. I wasn’t sure … Continue reading

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Okie Ranch Wife’s Tabouli

This is another one of my trial and error recipes. I have tired a lot of different ones for Tabouli or Tabbouleh. The spelling really depends in which Middle Eastern country you are. I find the preparation I use makes … Continue reading

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Bloody Mary Quick Pickled Shrimp

Several weekends ago when my friend came over to replace the motor on my mower, I made that Cajun Shrimp Salad on toasted buns http://wp.me/p1qGwH-it . I also made this dish as a side salad. I found this recipe in … Continue reading

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Cajun Shrimp Salad

I made this salad last weekend for my friend who, very kindly, put a replacement motor on my zero turn lawn mower. I went stupid and ran it full out on choke for an hour. For anyone who doesn’t know … Continue reading

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Blue Cheese Chicken Salad

I confess I love Blue Cheese. Yes, I know, I know, it’s an acquired taste. But team it with BACON!  Ohhhhh! 1/4 cup Olive Oil Mayonnaise (add a bit more if you think it is too dry)  1 1/2 tablespoon White … Continue reading

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Cold Chinese Noodles

This recipe is so versatile. It can be a snack, a side or even a vegetarian main dish. This will keep in fridge for at least a week (if it is not eaten all at one serving!) 1/2 pound thin Pasta … Continue reading

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Potato Salad

If I were a food ingredient, I would be a potato. The lowly spud has fed generations of people all over the world but you can tart it up and make it something special. This potato salad should be invited … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania German Hot Bacon Dressing

Even as a kid I really liked this sour dressing that my Mom made for Sunday lunch. She usually paired it with  her Beef Pot Roast. This is comfort food for me! 3 slices of Bacon, well cooked and crumbled 1 … Continue reading

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