Anti-pasta Antipasto

Anti-pasta Antipasto

Anti-pasta Antipasto

We recently received an antipasto dish from our daughter, Emily, that was awesome.  I don’t use that word often but this salad was truly that awesome.  She called it Anti-pasta Antipasto because the noodles she used weren’t actually noodles.  They were zucchini noodles, often called “zoodles”.  I was almost fooled; their texture after being marinated was very similar to pasta noodles.  I begged Emily for the recipe. 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

Blackberry and Cherry Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Blackberry and Cherry Chicken Salad

Blackberry and Cherry Chicken Salad

I love making chicken salad with fruit for sandwiches.  Grapes are more of a traditional fruit but I’ve used many others.  The other day I added blackberries and cherries to the chicken salad and wow, was that delicious!  Blackberries tend to be so seedy I avoid them but I was in the mood for a tasty berry and bought some the other day.  The berries really made the chicken salad pop! Continue reading