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 represent love, purity, and perfection. Hmmm. And of course, everyone […]…

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

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! Mardi Gras is tomorrow and once you take your first […]…

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 extremely flavorful, garlicky Pasta Aglio Olio and the appropriately named…

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 in harmony with the cooking style of the invigorating, sunny…

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 grilled, you have a complete culinary celebration. Delectable! PS…I accidentally…

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 perfectly with the creaminess of the eggs and mayo. The…

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…

Crunchy Thai Cashew Salad

The undeniable simplicity of this salad is astounding! The crunchy astringent taste of cucumbers, the sweet crisp edge of carrots, cashews and red peppers, the pungent, licorice notes of  cilantro and basil and the spicy, salty, sweet and sourness of lime, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar and chili produces a memorable flavor explosion that you…