Cherry Tomato BLTs

BLT: the Cherry Tomato Version

BLT: the Cherry Tomato Version

I recently served food at a family party to celebrate granddaughter Bella’s 6th birthday. My theme was “finger foods”, which was a good idea for the outdoor party. Some of the foods I made smaller, to make them more appealing to the kids’ appetites. But to be honest, the kids rarely eat much at these parties; the adults have more fun tasting and testing than the kids do. Continue reading

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BLT Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad - BLT

Pasta Salad BLT

A friend suggested that with my love for salads and bacon, I should create a BLT salad. Easily enough done with lettuce, but she said it would be fun if I made it a cold pasta dish. Hmm, I thought. That would be even easier. I love pasta salads and they are excellent to have on hand for grilling nights. This might be a good challenge. Continue reading

BLT and P {make this ASAP!}

BLT and P Soup

BLT and P Soup

It was a dark and rainy day, one of many in the last week or two. A cool day called for a warm bowl of soup, and I had a large leek. Yes, I spelled that correctly. Although the sky had been leaking like mad for days, I had a leek in my fridge. It would be my first experience with a leek! Continue reading