Cold Veggie Pizza

My absolute favorite summer food is cold veggie pizza. I’m not sure what the real name of this dish is and I’m not going to research it. Although it doesn’t have a pizza crust and the vegetables are raw, not baked, it will always be cold veggie pizza in our house. It’s a 40 year tradition, a family favorite of all ages.  It was a very popular dish in the 80s.  At least one person brought it to every church potluck. Continue reading

Jambalaya 3.0

Creole Jambalaya

Creole Jambalaya

This jambalaya recipe was created by  combining a jambalaya recipe from my dear, late friend Wanda and a jambalaya recipe from my favorite (unfairly cancelled) show, The Chew.  The recipes are both from New Orleans residents, both with a Creole influence.  The Creole version contains tomatoes.  I can’t imagine jambalaya without tomatoes and have always included them. Continue reading

Cucumber Caviar

Cucumber Caviar

Cucumber Caviar

Normally I wouldn’t use a weight watchers recipe. I’m not a follower- I have more success simply counting calories on an app. But cucumbers are my world!  I eat them in almost any way, shape or form. This caviar sounded good.  It had all of the ingredients and flavors of guacamole, minus the avocados, add the cucumbers. It’s probably more correctly called a salsa but that’s just semantics. You’ll want to grab a chip and dig in. Continue reading