Orzo Salad with Feta, Olives and Peppers

Today I’ve got a real treat for you, a recipe for Orzo Salad with Feta, Olives and Peppers.  I first tried this recipe in 2007 and have been making it at least once per summer ever since.   A recent gathering of family at the lake was my latest occasion for making this orzo salad. […]

Delicious BLT Salad with a Twist

In the summer we love to grill, especially when we are at the lake.  A pasta salad is a frequent accompaniment to whatever we happen to be grilling.  For a recent lake weekend, I tried BLT Salad from Melissa’s Southern Cookbook (affiliate) but changed the recipe by substituting shredded baby spinach for lettuce. BLT Salad […]

Cucumber Mint Couscous :: A Tasty Side Dish!

We are in the thick of summer, the perfect time for picnics and cookouts.  Are you looking for a different side dish to serve your family or to share with friends?  Cucumber Mint Couscous is good and different with a the tang of a lemon dressing combined with the sweet of chopped mint.  I made […]

Roasted Shrimp and Orzo

This recipe is a perfect summer dish, full of succulent shrimp, crunchy cucumber and onion, tangy feta, and spiced perfectly with dill and parsley.  It can be served either chilled or at room temperature.  Best of all, it makes a lot, so a little bit of cooking time ensures you’ll have enough for a crowd […]