Grilled Romaine with Bacon Balsamic Vinaigrette

Grilled Romaine with Warm Bacon Vinaigrette

Grilled Romaine with Warm Bacon Vinaigrette

I was pampering my P.S. for Father’s Day but he was doing the actual grilling.  The final side dish I made to go with the New York strip steaks was grilled romaine with a warm bacon and balsamic vinaigrette.  I’d washed the romaine heart, trimmed the stalk end and cut it in half.  It would just need a quick sear on the grill. Continue reading

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Japanese-style Salad Dressing {Pumpkin Salads!}

Pumpkin Salads

For a recent Halloween party I wanted to use oranges as mini jack-o-lanterns; I just had to decide what food to put in them.  Lettuce salads seemed the logical choice.  I’d also wanted to try my hand at making that oh-so-good Asian dressing they serve on salads in Japanese restaurants.  The one that is orange colored and has grated ginger.  I’m a huge fan! Continue reading

Mushroom Leek Stuffing

 

Mushroom Leek Stuffing

Mushroom Leek Stuffing

When I spent a few days with my sister, Linda, last week we were talking about Thanksgiving recipes. We’re gathering at our other sister’s house this year where we all bring foods for the buffet. I suggested a new stuffing recipe I’d found by Ina Garten. Linda was all for doing a practice run so we headed for the grocery store. Continue reading