A grilled vegetable salad with fresh ingredients, pasta, and a light dressing that is ready in minutes.

Grilled Vegetable Salad

Relaxing with a dinner of grilled vegetables mixed with a light dressing and pasta on a warm summer night. What could be better? My husband doing the grilling on the hot grill! This grilled vegetable salad was delicious served warm...
Sweet and crispy corn fritters with spicy jalapeno that are ready in minutes.

Corn Fritters

Southern recipes seem to be ones that make just about anyone happy. I think any of my North Carolina relatives would approve of this recipe for corn fritters and I found them to be divine. I can’t recall ever seeing...
Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole

As with many foods, my husband and I both missed out on eating sweet potatoes for much of our lives. I really could kick myself for being so picky for so long! Learning to cook is really what has made...
Mango salsa

Mango Salsa

This mango salsa recipe was posted earlier along with a basic pan seared salmon recipe but I thought that it deserved its own post because it was so good and is such a healthy, fresh side dish. Not to mention...
Broccoli salad

Broccoli Salad

Broccoli salad is a side dish that I particularly enjoy but that my family really dislikes. My son simply will not even try it and my husband eats it as fast as he can so that he can move on...
Grape Salad

Grape Salad

  If you want to see my husband get excited about food, just mention grape salad! We were introduced to this basic recipe several years ago and have loved and copied it ever since. It really is like a dessert...