Sweet Peas and Wild Rice Salad

Sweet Peas and Wild Rice Salad

Sweet Peas and Wild Rice Salad

I don’t remember what I was searching for when I ran across the Crystal Farms website recipes.  I was charmed that everything had cheese, until I realized it was a cheese website!  Duh.  But I am a huge fan of wild rice and this salad was something I’d never seen.  It was mostly vegetables and wild rice, and very few carbs.  The recipe was from the Minnesota Wild Rice Council, and I always make sure my wild rice is from Minnesota. Continue reading

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Shoestring Potato Salad

Shoestring Potato Salad

Shoestring Potato Salad

I’ve been very delinquent in posting our old family recipes.  Time to drag out the old favorites and make them again!  We enjoy the dishes, we just don’t remember to revisit them as often as I’d like.  I had a craving for Shoestring Salad the other day and made a point to buy shoestring potatoes and Miracle Whip.  We’re usually a mayo family but there are those salads such as this one and broccoli salad that require the change. Continue reading

Veggie Tray Mash

Veggie Tray Mash

Veggie Tray Mash

I previously posted on my efforts to use up the fresh vegetables leftover from a graduation party my sister Linda hosted for their son, Jesse.  I’d cut up about 4000 vegetables and there were so many leftover she sent a gallon zippered bag home with me.  We ate them for several days but eventually had to cry “uncle”.  I discarded the cucumber slices and snow peas because they were no longer fresh. Continue reading