Summer Favorite: Potato Salad

One recipe we use at least a few times each summer is my modification of the Potato Salad from Betty Crocker’s 40th Anniversary Cookbook. My family loves this simple tasting potato salad, but they don’t love extra “crunchies”—so, celery seed replaces fresh celery stalks. That, and the way I prepare the potatoes are the main …

Amazing Greek Dressing

Sometimes, simpler is better. Most of the recipes I use tend to end up there. It’s really strange, but for some reason, the recipes with fewer ingredients are the ones that taste the best! This Greek Salad Dressing recipe is one such case! Was just used again last night with Chicken Souvlaki, and was more …

Pabellón Criollo: Carraotas Negras (Black Beans)

Another important piece of the pabellón meal is the black beans! Now, I do take the shortcut of using canned beans to start with, but you could certainly use dry beans. Prepare them as instructed and then finish them as described below. (But I’ll start with cans… it’s easier, faster, and they still taste great!) …