Archive | Salads & Dressings

Buttermilk Blue Cheese Dressing

  Farmer’s Markets are brimming with fresh lettuce, herbs and vegetables.  Although I make garden salads year round, nothing can match shopping for the freshest ingredients at your local market, taking it home and making a delicious fresh salad.  I’m sucker for creamy dressings, I do love a vinaigrette, but a creamy dressing is my […]

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Asian Slaw

The weather has finally turned nice enough to start grilling.  With grilling and outdoor eating usually means salad sides.  Something about nice weather that makes you want to eat salad.  Love, love, love the traditional coleslaw, pasta, and potato salads but I like a variety once in awhile.  Even better then that, I like it […]

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Nara of Japan Oriental Dressing

Newport News, Virginia, 1988 I went to my very first Japanese Restaurant.  It was called Nara of Japan, my aspiring actor boyfriend took me on a date there.  It was a whole new experience for me.  It started with a salad with the most amazing dressing.  Followed by a box lunch with my very first […]

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Coleslaw Dressing

Don’t tell McGyver that I got this recipe from an ex-boyfriends grandmother.  We were visiting his family in Iowa and I had this dressing.  Grandma Phyllis served with cucumbers and onions, this time.  She said she used it for coleslaw, potato salad or anything else she felt like.  Well, I got to tell you, grandmas are pretty good […]

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