Salads

Broccoli Salad with Poppyseed Dressing

Summer and fresh salads go hand in hand like peanut butter and jelly.  My favorite summer meal is a grilled steak and yummy salad.  I love the simplicity of cooking in the summer.  All of the awesome ingredients, dining outside and grilling are just a few of my favorite things {aside from cookies…of course}.  It […] Read more…

Cucumber and Pickled Shallot Salad

On Wednesday I shared with you my recipe for Pickled Shallots.  Today I wanted to give you a “real” recipe that uses them as a main ingredient.  Sure, you can add them to any taco or burger but in this Cucumber and Pickled Shallot Salad they are a star ingredient.  Most of you have probably […] Read more…

Pickled Shallots

Most of you already know that I am a high school culinary teacher.  I love to cook and bake!  So I am constantly thinking of new ideas for recipes {which is why I have this blog}.  But here is the thing!  I am not very adventurous.  My Darb would even go as far to as […] Read more…

Mexican Street Corn Skillet

Mexican Street Corn Skillet is my favorite side dish of summer!  The second that fresh corn hits the vegetable aisle I am giddy with excitement and breaking out my bundt pan.  Yes, you read that correctly.  It is the perfect tool to use when cutting corn from the cob {see photos below}.  I would say […] Read more…