Aunt Kathy’s Calico Baked Beans

Aunt Kathy’s Calico Baked Beans

This is a recipe that comes from my Aunt Kathy. Calico Beans. They’re really delicious… rich and lush with a bit of smoke from the bacon.  They’d make an excellent side dish to bring to a summer cookout or heaped in a bowl on their own on a chilly night. Aunt...
Sean’s Favorite Cole Slaw

Sean’s Favorite Cole Slaw

My friend Sean is a cole slaw fiend. This is his proclaimed favorite. You can, of course, use whatever brand of mayo and vinegar you like. I’ve settled on Duke’s Mayo and Salata vinegar as my own personal faves. Sean's Favorite Cole Slaw 1/2 cup...
Kale & Butternut Squash Salad

Kale & Butternut Squash Salad

This salad is in my regular rotation. It is equally good with sweet potatoes instead of the squash. It makes an impressive starter when entertaining. Kale & Butternut Squash Salad 1 package Trader Joe's Peeled & Cubed Butternut Squash (about 2 lbs)1 bag...
Frog’s Eye Salad

Frog’s Eye Salad

This recipe is courtesy of my sister-in-law, who whips it out for holidays and family get-togethers. Frog's Eye Salad 1 pound dried acini di pepe pasta30 oz mandarin oranges (drained)40 oz cans crushed pineapple (drained with juice reserved)20 oz cans pineapple...