Potato Salad with Celery and Herbs

What’s a summer picnic without potato salad?  As summer draws to a close, I think back to this wonderful potato salad that we had a few weeks ago.  Yes, it’s got a mayonnaise-based dressing, but the dressing also includes whole grain mustard, grated horseradish, yogurt, some fresh herbs, and lots of celery.  While diet advice […]

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Labor Day 2018: Grilled Ground Beef Cutlets

Happy Labor Day!  I hope this day that essentially marks the end of summer break will last forever and ever!!  This past summer seemed way too short, but we made sure to squeeze in our annual summer vacation.  Part of our vacation was spent hiking in the beautiful mountains of West Virginia, which, by the […]

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Peach Coffee Cake with Crumb Topping

Summertime means seeing a whole host of fruits that I would generally not see in the stores for the rest of the year.  Stone fruits are the ones I look forward to most:  peaches, nectarines, apricots, and plums.  Yummy, yummy fruits that make their appearance for only a couple of months during the year.  And […]

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Refreshing Fruit Salad for Dessert

My mom’s fruit salad that rounded out my parents’ backyard picnics during the hot days of summer has got to be one of my fondest memories from my youth.  I remember that my mom got the initial recipe from a pack of recipe cards that were sent to her as a preview for a subscription […]

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