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Grilled Greats: Grilled Italian-Style Potato Salad ~The Yellow Pine Times

Grilled Greats: Grilled Italian-Style Potato Salad ~The Yellow Pine Times

8 servings Ingredients 2 lb. unpeeled small red potatoes, halved (about 6 cups) (Substitute any potatoes you have on hand-even large baking potatoes-can be used in this recipe. The key is cutting them into small uniform pieces so they’ll cook evenly in just 20 min.) […]

Easter Salad Suggestion: Sweet Strawberry Salad ~SnapShotsInCursive

Easter Salad Suggestion: Sweet Strawberry Salad ~SnapShotsInCursive

What’s Cooking in Gail’s Kitchen? All the Buzz: Sweet Strawberry Salad! Whenever you feel the need to change things up a bit from your ordinary salad, think strawberries! Did you know the strawberry is actually a cousin to the rose family? Truth. In history, they […]

Easter Salad Suggestion:Tuscan Panzanella-Italian Bread Salad

Easter Salad Suggestion:Tuscan Panzanella-Italian Bread Salad

This week we will be exploring the wonders of salad–standalone, sandwich fillers, ethnic-based, potato packed and even an unusual, colorful veggie cornucopia! Today, I’m starting out with an old world,  Italian, family favorite-Panzanella. This fresh, colorful spring and summertime salad offers an incredible and flavorful marriage of tastes–savory, salty, tangy, pungent and sweet. You may […]

Easter Salad Idea: Orange Raspberry Spinach Salad with Orange Poppy Seed Dressing ~3 Scoops of Sugar

Easter Salad Idea: Orange Raspberry Spinach Salad with Orange Poppy Seed Dressing ~3 Scoops of Sugar

Orange Raspberry Spinach Salad with Orange Poppy Seed Dressing. Please come into my life.right.now. The orange poppy seed dressing is fab not to mention the candied pistachios on top. Yes, that is totally right. I said candied pistachios. Loves all around in this beautiful salad! […]

Bret’s Mediterranean Style Mussels & Clams with Pasta Aglio Olio & Marinated Killer Tomatoes!

Bret’s Mediterranean Style Mussels & Clams with Pasta Aglio Olio & Marinated Killer Tomatoes!

Are you a fan of the Mediterranean sea? Food that is! Today’s gorgeous offering, by talented self-taught Chef and honorary Sicilian Bret Clark, is a stunning display of culinary, ocean treasures of which Poseidon would enthusiastically approve. This buttery Mediterranean sea presentation is paired with simple, yet […]

Grilled Chicken Berry Salad with Glazed Pecans

Grilled Chicken Berry Salad with Glazed Pecans

I’ve been making these salads for years and have tried many variations. Yet, to me, this is the ultimate combination of sweet and savory with just a kiss of salty notes. This is a superb, summertime fruit salad which satisfies all of your cravings. I […]

Salade Nicoise

Salade Nicoise

  Nicoise Salad, or Salade Nicoise is a delectable, customary, bright, summer salad originating from Nice in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in France. Typically, utilizing produce from the open markets and balanced with distinctive Provencal seasonings. Commonly known as Salade Nicoise, this classic salad is […]

Golden Lemon Scented Potato Salad Featuring Dijon & Dill

Golden Lemon Scented Potato Salad Featuring Dijon & Dill

This creamy slightly piquant salad is paired with the rich, sweet, soft texture and pleasant aroma of dill and spicy Dijon; kissed with white wine and seasonings. It makes the perfect traveling or stay at home picnic fare. Alongside fried or barbecued chicken, or anything […]

French Avocado Egg Salad

French Avocado Egg Salad

Haas Avocados Offer the Fullest Buttery Flavor This humble sandwich spread or salad is delicatessen worthy, hands down. The simple pairing of the two main, basic, but essential ingredients provide a sandwich shoppe classic made in heaven. The soft buttery texture and flavor of avocados blends […]

Tortelloni Italia Italian Pasta Salad

Tortelloni Italia Italian Pasta Salad

  Today, during pasta week, we continue in the theme of Italia. This time using delectable aged cheese filled puffs of pasta. Mmm! For those not aware, Tortelloni are stuffed pasta, the same shape as tortellini, but a bit larger. They are usually stuffed with […]