Grilled Asparagus and Steak Salad with Hoisin Vinaigrette

Grilled Asparagus and Steak Salad

During the summer months, I cannot get my fill of lean meats, greens and fresh homemade vinaigrettes.  Here’s another recipe for a flavorful dish with an exciting new dressing.  Don’t let the length of this recipe scare you away, this salad packs bright flavor with minimal fuss. Grilled Asparagus and Steak Salad with Hoisin Vinaigrette (Another

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Linda’s Tree House Salad, David’s Grilled Lamb Chops and The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey

Tree House Salad

Pull up a chair and sit back and relax, we’ve got a lot to cover in this post. From now on, I think I’m going to let our friends Linda and David be my recipe “finders”. Everything passed on from them has been outstanding. Let’s take a look at some great finds, compliments of our friends. This most recent story starts with

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Linda’s Strawberry Spinach Salad Recipe

Strawberry Salad

With temperatures in the 80′s on Saturday and snow on Sunday,  it’s officially Springtime in the Rockies, which has inspired me to post this change of seasons, simple and fresh salad recipe.  One of my favorites, it comes from my friend Linda.  This is the same Linda that brought us Linda’s Moist and Delicious Corn Bread recipe. I love the

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Roasted Pear with Blue Cheese Salad

Pear Salad

When our friends Kathy and Tom invited us to a dinner party and asked that I bring a salad, I knew I wanted to throw together something seasonal…a  salad that oozed Fall. Since we’ve had unseasonably hot temperatures, I wanted something that reminded us of falling leaves, crisp temperatures and sweater weather. Opening up my recipe database, my salad

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Pear, Walnut, Maytag Blue Cheese Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

Pears and greens

Pear, walnut, Maytag blue cheese salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette.  A perfect salad for the holidays. A few weeks ago, we were invited to our friends Tom and Kathy’s house for a dinner party. This is the scene of last Summer’s “Burb’s BBQ”, a blog post that you can review by clicking HERE. You really should

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Warm Chanterelle and Berry Salad with Cheddar

Corn Chowder Recipe

A few weeks ago, I was sent samples of dried mushrooms from the very generous and food blogger friendly Marx Foods.  You can visit their website at   I was very proud of my first creation because it was delicious and all mine. Proud because I’m good at following recipes but not good at creating.

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Crab Salad Recipe with Avocado and Asparagus

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Look at all of these beautiful, fresh and healthy ingredients.  I’m trying to eat as healthy as I can before the month-long food gorge begins in a couple of weeks.  And believe you me, I plan to whole heartedly participate in the Holiday food festivities.  Whole Foods has been having what they call a “One

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