Roasted Beet and Arugula Salad

Roasted Beet and Arugula Salad with Zesty Vinaigrette

Roasted Beet and Arugula Salad with Zesty Vinaigrette

We went out for a late dinner just before Thanksgiving at a new place, the Crooked Pint Ale House.  They serve mostly pub type food.  I ordered chicken strips and I had a choice of a side: fries, tater tots or roasted beet salad.  I was tickled!  Beet salad?  Were they kidding?  I’m not into French fries and dislike tater tots for the most part.  I LOVE beets and to serve them in a little side salad?  They are my new best place to dine out! Continue reading

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Fresh Lemon Pasta Salad

Lemon Pasta Salad

Lemon Pasta Salad

The popularity of one of my pins to Pinterest once again inspired me to try the recipe faster than I might ordinarily have done. Pasta salad is more of a summer dish I make to accompany things we’re grilling outside, not a winter dish when it’s so cold up North. I thought it sounded so unusual I wanted to try it. When it had so many repins I had to check it out! Continue reading

Bacon Squash Pasta Bake

Bacon Squash Arugula Pasta Bake

Bacon Squash Arugula Pasta Bake

I need to be more organized and topical with my blogging!  I was lining up recipes to post and realized I’d missed posting this fall pasta dish back in November.  Yes, the post has been ignored in the bottom of the post pile, forgotten for almost 3 months.  Shame on me.  It was so good and I treated it so badly! Continue reading