Spinach Dip Pasta Salad

Spinach Dip Salad

Spinach Dip Salad

I found this recipe on PInterest and sent a link to my daughter, Emily.  She said exactly what I said upon finding it: omg I never thought to do this!  As much as we love spinach dip, adding pasta to it seemed like a really great idea.  It would be eating spinach dip with soft noodles instead of my preferred Wheat Thins.  Since I love spinach dip, I’d be willing to try it delivered a different way! Continue reading

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Popcorn Salad {Say WHAT?}

Popcorn Salad

Popcorn Salad

Being a blogger around the holidays isn’t always easy.  My family likes me to make their traditional favorites and since I blogged most of them the first year, I’m at a loss for posts.  I solved the problem by making at least one new side dish and one new dessert every holiday.  The holidays where we have large family gatherings are always the best.  More people = more food! Continue reading

Pineapple Cranberry Cole Slaw {Made in Minnesota}

Pineapple Cranberry Coleslaw

Pineapple Cranberry Coleslaw

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.
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