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Dijon Carrot Salad

Dijon Carrot Salad

We all know about traditional carrot salad…….mayo based,with *gag* raisins…….I know I should not bash food, but I really dislike raisins!

I don’t know if it’s a texture thing, or if it’s the actual taste…….or the fact that they can disguise themselves as chocolate chips……..then bam…..it’s a raisin. Very disappointing when your mouth is set for sweet chocolate…… Continue reading “Dijon Carrot Salad”

Salmon Farro Salad

Salmon Farro Salad

As a food blogger, keeping on trend has become a regular search for me on Google…whats trending in food today?… Gotta keep current! Plus, it get me to expand my horizons…..and apparently my waistline.….lol

Healthy grains are on trend these days. I must confess that I have never really eaten many of the avant-garde grains. No particular reason, just never have. Recently we were at a restaurant and I had a steak that was served on a bed of grains with spinach, tomatoes, and mushrooms. I was not impressed with the meal per say, but the grains were wonderful, chewy and creamy, and al dente……I wondered what they would be like in a really good dish.

So, I did a little Googling…….here’s what I found……. Continue reading “Salmon Farro Salad”

Mini Mexican Monkey Bread

Mini Mexican Monkey Bread

Mini Mexican Monkey Bread 2

Ok, so I made Monkey bread, I have seen tons of recipes for it, and decided to see what all the chatter was about……..

The chatter is…. it is “forking” delicious!!!! Mini Mexican Monkey Bread is individual little domes of pepper jack cheesy,and pull apart pretzel bread…….thats right, I said pretzel!

I have seen recipes from all kind of breads, pre-made, from scratch, frozen doughs and pop en’ fresh doughs. Anyway you make it, warm chunks of cheesy flavorful bread can not be wrong. Continue reading “Mini Mexican Monkey Bread”