Side-Dishes & Salads

Recipe: Watermelon & Feta Salad

Recipe: Watermelon & Feta Salad

This resplendently pretty-in-pink salad is both beautiful and delicious – and it’s so easy to make you can whip it up in minutes. Just be certain to use the saltiest of feta cheeses or it won’t be enough of a contrary taste to the sticky sweet melon.

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Recipe: Spicy Seared Scallops

Recipe: Spicy Seared Scallops

These scallops are perfect cottage-fare. Light, easy to prepare, few ingredients and oh-so-tasty. And you can make them in massive quantities, if you need to serve an army of cottagers.

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Devilled Eggs (an Egg-Stravaganza)

Devilled Eggs (an Egg-Stravaganza)

What better way to begin a summer barbeque than a platter of chilled, delicious deviled eggs? Having a variety of tastes is a great way to please everyone without having to spend the whole day in the kitchen making a multitude of different dishes.

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Recipe: Tomato, Onion and Goat Cheese Tart

Recipe: Tomato, Onion and Goat Cheese Tart

This could also be made as one large nine-inch tart, but I like it better in single serving size.

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Thai-Inspired Dumplings

Thai-Inspired Dumplings

I am always on the look-out for finger foods for parties and dinners. I love the idea of a meal that consists solely of appetizers. These would be great with a Thai themed meal, with spring rolls and tiny bowls of noodles and maybe some fish cakes.

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Recipe: Vegetarian Cold Noodle Salad

Recipe: Vegetarian Cold Noodle Salad

While this might be called “vegetarian” it certainly doesn’t have to be. It would also be great with warm or cold cooked chicken… or! MMmmmmm… with medium-rare, thinly sliced beef strips. Yum.

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