Archive for May, 2011

Texas Caviar

I could eat this as main dish. Love it!  Perfect for a Memorial Day cookout.  5 cans of black eyed peas, drained and rinshedSmall bottle of Italian dressing (may need to use all – add… Read more »

May 30, 2011 | Snacks & Drinks

Chocolate Revel Bars

How in the world have I never heard of Revel Bars before?  I ran across this recipe on Pinterest, which is my new favorite thing by the way, and I HAD to try these bars… Read more »

May 28, 2011 | Desserts
worldsbest

The World’s Best Sandwich

I don’t know how many calories are in it.  A lot would be my guess.  But it truly is the world’s best sandwich.  I’ve changed the recipe a little from Thomas Keller’s original, only because… Read more »

May 26, 2011 | Sandwiches

Birdseed Salad

This recipe is an oldie but goody!  It’s usually made as a coleslaw (for every church event in Arkansas, I think), but a local restaurant makes it with lettuce and it’s much fresher tasting.  They… Read more »

May 25, 2011 | Soup and Salad
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Chicken Gyros

I think I mentioned before how much we love Greek food.  This was my first attempt at gyros at home, and they were pretty good!  I didn’t get to grill the chicken as I had… Read more »

May 24, 2011 | Sandwiches
buffaloturkey

Buffalo Turkey Burgers with Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing

I’ve been making these burgers for years and we always love them (I leave the hot sauce out for the kids).  The girls decided tonight, however, that even though they had eaten them several times… Read more »

May 23, 2011 | Sandwiches

Watermelon Basil Salad

When John and I were in Mexico a few weeks ago, I had this amazing salad with watermelon, some sort of Mexican cheese, basil, and a lime-y dressing.  It was so good!  I probably could… Read more »

May 20, 2011 | Breakfast

Mushroom Risotto with Goat Cheese and Green Apples

I typically order something different every time I go to a restaurant.  But, at our fave local restaurant, Bordinos, I always order this risotto dish with goat cheese, asparagus, green apples, and a balsamic glaze. … Read more »

May 20, 2011 | Main Dishes

Cheddar Cheese Biscuits

For the Teacher Appreciation Luncheon on Monday, another mom made these delicious Cheddar Cheese Biscuits to go along with our Chicken Berry Salad.  They are just like Red Lobster’s! Why don’t we ever go to… Read more »

May 20, 2011 | Sides

Lighter Chicken Parm

I like to say Chicken Parm instead of Chicken Parmesan because it makes me feel like Carmella Soprano, but it probably makes me actually sound more like one of the RHNJ.….Anyway, I made this recipe… Read more »

May 18, 2011 | Main Dishes