Recipes

Salad

Homemade Croutons

Homemade Croutons

**Warning:** after reading this post and trying out this recipe, you will likely never go back to buying store-bought croutons again. In fact, you will probably find it hard to believe you [...]

Salad

Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad with Garlic Balsamic Vinaigrette

For last week's Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), we got some beautiful heirloom tomatoes and fresh sweet basil.  Now, I don't know about you, but my mind goes two ways with these two fresh ingredients sitting on my counter: (1) Bruschetta or (2) Caprese Salad.  Since I also got some tasty organic grape tomatoes I could [...]

Salad

Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing

This Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing from Alton Brown is a recipe I've made many, many times.  As I've mentioned before, Alton has some wonderful recipes and this one is no exception. I really enjoy this salad because it combines vibrant flavors with different textures.  Well, that and because it's super yummy.  There's crumbled [...]

Salad

Chicken Caesar Salad

After coming back from our mini vacation to Arkansas and eating all that food, Dustin and I have been feeling a little "heavier" than we'd like.  So, we both agreed it was time to incorporate some more salads into our weekly dinners and maybe some more exercise.  I tried this Caesar Salad Dressing recipe from [...]