Taco Salad

Cool, light, refreshing, with a touch of everyone’s favorite Mexican comfort food – tacos! (picture from myrecipes.com) I feel like I should say that this is a summery salad, but honestly, I could eat this year-round and be perfectly content. It satisfies just about every savory craving I could ever have: creamy avocados, sweet tomatoes, … Continue reading Taco Salad

Cran-Nut Barley Salad

This salad is really different – crunchy, fresh parsley, fennel seeds, a citrus-y dressing, and a touch of barley (just because!). I found it a great summer/spring side dish, perfect for any outdoor get together. (picture from Rachel Ray Magazine) Rachel Ray makes everything look so perfect most of the time, but trust me, it’s … Continue reading Cran-Nut Barley Salad

Cheater’s Porchetta

Everything’s better with bacon. I believe that bacon could be used to solve some of the world’s greatest evils: world wars, depression, hangnails. I swear, one day they’ll prove me right. But for today, I’ll be putting bacon on top of more pig parts. Pork, to be more specific. What about bacon-wrapped pork doesn’t scream … Continue reading Cheater’s Porchetta