Killer Tomato Salad

Killer Tomato Salad

Killer Tomato Salad

You maybe remember that I’m intrigued by recipe titles that claim they are “Best”.  Running across this tomato salad recipe that said it was “Killer” just made me giggle.   That might be stretching it. Could tomato salad actually taste killer?  I recently found a tomato cracker salad that was so good I now make it up regularly for lunch.  I just had to try this new recipe to see if it would be another new way to binge on tomatoes.
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Tomato Cracker Salad

Tomato Cracker Salad

Tomato Cracker Salad

When I first read this recipe, oddly enough I wasn’t shocked.  I love saltine crackers and I love tomatoes.  I could see that they might make an interesting salad.  But I’m also the woman who makes toast sandwiches out of tomatoes and peanut butter. Tomatoes are just so versatile they can pop up anywhere, with almost anything as a partner. This salad surprised everyone this Thanksgiving and many loved it as much as I did. Continue reading

Elbow Spaghetti {cooking from jars}

Elbow Spaghetti

Elbow Spaghetti

I used a jar of Ragu® spaghetti sauce to make dinner for the grandkids awhile back. It went against my standards but they like it. I was surprised to find I liked it too!  When I was at the grocery store recently I texted my daughter in law for the brand of the sauce. I’d forgotten already! I wanted to have a jar for a quick  dinner when needed.  Having a jar of sauce on hand we actually like will be golden. Continue reading