Savory Saturdays: Grilled Leftovers Salad

I apologize now for the long lead-in before my recipe, but I felt like I needed to give you a little information first. For the last year and a half I have worked hard to combat depression and digestive problems. Foolishly, I thought they were not related. However, after doing some research and reading a … Continue reading Savory Saturdays: Grilled Leftovers Salad

Savory Saturdays: Potluck Pasta Salad

I love summer potlucks. There is just something special about socializing outside over a shared meal. Unless that meal is a potential food poisoning hazard. Unfortunately, I have experienced food poisoning on multiple occasions, two of which resulted in emergency room visits. Not fun. So, needless to say, I'm very leery of bringing salads coated … Continue reading Savory Saturdays: Potluck Pasta Salad

Savory Saturdays: Vegetable Panini with Feta

These sandwiches were easy to make and a huge hit on our lake trip this week. If you don't want to take the time to hollow-out French bread, hoagie rolls would work too, but I just like the texture and taste of fresh French bread from the bakery. It's worth the extra step. Vegetable Panini … Continue reading Savory Saturdays: Vegetable Panini with Feta

My Daughter the Vegetarian

"I'm going to be a vegetarian, " stated The Tortoise a few weeks before school ended, "But not until summer starts." I stopped what I was doing and smiled. When I was about her age, I remember wanting to be a vegetarian too. By high school I had slowly cut-out red meats and by college … Continue reading My Daughter the Vegetarian

Savory Saturdays: Pepperidge Farms Chicken Casserole

This recipe is a classic from my childhood. My mom used to make it often in the winter. It reminds me of listening to hours of classical music on my parent's record player while my mom made dinner. It is reminds me of family dinners and table talk. It reminds me of a time when … Continue reading Savory Saturdays: Pepperidge Farms Chicken Casserole