This delicious salad was prompted by a post on What’s For Dinner Moms? blog. I love pasta salads but using straight mayo tends to get boring. I do love Catalina Dressing so this recipe tickled my fancy. I hoped it would tickle my tongue! It’s summertime and we eat a lot of cold salads with burgers or sandwiches for dinner. After a long day for both my P.S. (Patient Spouse) and I like to have dinner ready fast. Continue reading
I often say I make the BEST cole slaw. And I believe I do, having spent a few years working on my master recipe that I think is a good copycat version of KFC’s cole slaw. But this year, I was stunned when I tried a new version that rivals my own. With pineapple! I’d never have thought to add pineapple to cole slaw. I think of cole slaw as a vegetable salad, not a fruit salad. But it does work.
I ran a search and was amazed at how many recipes for avocado salad dressing or vinaigrette contain cilantro. I avoid cilantro in anything but I wanted a good avocado dressing for our dinner salads. Good grief, there are so many seasonings you could add to a dressing, why automatically reach for the cilantro? Not that I have any in my fridge anyway! I could have ventured out on my own but was playing it safe. Continue reading