Category Archives: Kitchen Diaries

Couscous Salad with Lemon-Soaked Grilled Chicken

II haven’t been posting much- but I sure have been eating a lot. All summer we look for things that are easy to transport.  This is going to be one of our go-to portable and satisfying meals. I used Israeli … Continue reading

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Mexican Sweet Potato and Black Bean Salad

I happen to love sweet potatoes- and I love things with a little spice- so this dish looked right up my alley. Pretty Easy- Just cut up a sweet potato in 1/2 inch cubes and mix with a little oil … Continue reading

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Chicken Tortilla Salad

Last night we tried the Chicken Tortilla Salad. I had tortilla chips on hand that I was tempted to use in place of making my own strips. I didn’t think that these little strips with a hint of oil would … Continue reading

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Curried Wheat Berry Salad

My first foray into Raising the Salad Bar– I wasn’t sure where to start- lots of good looking things.  I decided to try something I have never used before- the wheat berry. Wheat berries cook for about an hour and … Continue reading

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Pasta a la Vodka

I am WAY behind on posts. Time to get with the swing of things. Tried the pasta a la vodka. a.  Who doesn’t love pasta? b.  Who doesn’t love vodka? Seems like the perfect combo.  Plus, the last time Mark … Continue reading

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1770 House Meatloaf

Amy is coming over for dinner Friday.  This is the way our texts went: K “What do you want for dinner?” A “Whatever- just tell me what to bring.” K “Do you like meatloaf?” A  “Not really” K “Me neither” … Continue reading

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Straw and Hay with Gorgonzola

I recognize I just made a pasta- but it was so good, why mess with a good thing? Straw and Hay- weird name- and I don’t feel like it fits with the way this dish looks in her book- but … Continue reading

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