Cooking with Barry & Meta

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End of the Summer Deconstucted Salad

End of the Summer Deconstucted Salad

Taking advantage of the last of our garden produce, I made this deconstructed salad that I dressed with parsley-infused olive oil and balsam...

Creamy Roasted Carrot Soup with  coriander, cumin, garlic  & ginger

Creamy Roasted Carrot Soup with coriander, cumin, garlic & ginger

Vibrant orange and nutritious, this soup is perfect for crisp, cool days and evening. Great as a dinner starter or with a luncheon salad or ...

Zesty Carrot Salad

Zesty Carrot Salad

Garden fresh carrots were especially good is this eye-catching and delicious salad that is packed with flavor, color, crunch and nutrition! ...

French-inspired Carrot Salad using homegrown carrots

French-inspired Carrot Salad using homegrown carrots

We were on the receiving end of beautiful homegrown carrots. Bright orange with green fern-like tops, they are well formed and oh-so-much-be...

Michael Symon’s Chunky Cucumber Salad

Michael Symon’s Chunky Cucumber Salad

Sometimes it's the little things that make a difference! I grew up eating cucumbers and onions -— they are a summertime staple. Mom always p...

Creamy Apple Pie Salad

Creamy Apple Pie Salad

Dessert or a honey-infused side salad? Either way, this is a yummy variation of a Waldorf salad, made with a cream cheese and yogurt-based d...

Chicken & Grape Pasta Salad

Chicken & Grape Pasta Salad

Make ahead main dish salads are easy along with being cool and refreshing. Perfect for a springtime lunch, or a light supper. This one is fu...

 Broccoli & Carrot Salad  -- variation of a classic

Broccoli & Carrot Salad -- variation of a classic

A new spin on a classic, this version of broccoli salad includes grated carrot and is dressed with a Dijon-based vinaigrette. Floy Bowers’ v...

Hot Chicken Salad Casserole

Hot Chicken Salad Casserole

There are so many variations of this classic hot Southern chicken salad. All rely on chicken, mayonnaise sliced celery, onion and almonds. E...

Cheese Wookies

Cheese Wookies

These were the signature crackers, served with their salads, at the Leelanau Country Inn in Glen Arbor, Michigan. It has become one of our f...

Mini Cheese Balls

Mini Cheese Balls

     This recipe appears in the 2010 edition of Taste of Home’s HOLIDAY & CELEBRATIONS cookbook as provided by Meta West.      Ranch salad d...

Waldorf Salad with Dates

Waldorf Salad with Dates

This classic salad was created in the 1890s at New York's Waldorf-Astoria hotel by maître d' Oscar Tschirky. The original salad contained on...

Springtime Salad - Fresh Spinach & Strawberries w/ Strawberry Vinaigrette

Springtime Salad - Fresh Spinach & Strawberries w/ Strawberry Vinaigrette

     Springtime and strawberries just seem to go together. This salad combines the best of springtime produce that just happens to be packe...

Cheese Straws  — Add a “Special Touch” to Salads!

Cheese Straws — Add a “Special Touch” to Salads!

    Cheese Straws are kind of like a homemade version of Cheese-it® Crackers without the preservatives. Great for snacks but I like to serve...

1950’s Eisenhower White House Era Menu – 1st Course Salad

1950’s Eisenhower White House Era Menu – 1st Course Salad

       We recently planned and prepared a 1950s Eisenhower era themed menu. It was inspired by original State Menus on file at the Eisenhowe...

EXPERIMENTING WITH QUINOA – Cranberry Walnut Quinoa Salad

EXPERIMENTING WITH QUINOA – Cranberry Walnut Quinoa Salad

    Quinoa (KEEN- wa ) has been referred to as . . . the whole grain super-food! It’s become quite popular and most grocery stores have add...

Romaine Leaves w/ Thousand Island Dressing

Romaine Leaves w/ Thousand Island Dressing

Tags: Starter, Salad

     The inspiration for this salad was the Iceberg wedge, popular in the 1950s and ‘60s. Literally a wedge of crisphead lettuce drenched in...

Caribbean Chicken Salad

Caribbean Chicken Salad

     Some meals are memorable. Barry and I both recall the picnic supper that his cousin, Patty Potter Patrick, prepared when we visited Wa...

Zucchini-Artichoke Salad

Zucchini-Artichoke Salad

Yet another use for that prolific summer veggie!      Normally I shy away from recipes with this many canned items but, for some reason...

Take a break from the usual slaw – Jicama Slaw

Take a break from the usual slaw – Jicama Slaw

      Jicama adds a nice crunch to salads and lends a sweet and nutty flavor. A great addition to summer salads . . . or. check out other ...

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