Perfect Potluck Pasta Salad

Time: 1 hour So easy, so good… perfect in fact to share with those that belong to you… the more, the merrier Music Selection: Jacob Lee – I Belong To You Ingredients: 6 – 8 cups cooked pasta (macaroni, radiatore, fusilli) – at room temperature 1 cup cooked ham, cubed 1 cup cheddar cheese (old),…

Warm Red Cabbage Salad

Time: 30 minutes This is the easiest way to make something similar to braised cabbage. I like this recipe as it is done in the oven and is quick to make yet very flavourful… great side to so many dishes. Music Selection: Alfie Zappacosta – Turn It On Ingredients: 1 medium head of red cabbage…

Blueberry Corn Salad

Time: 30 minutes Odd duets sometimes take the world by surprise… try this salad, I think you will be surprised at what a great side dish this is for family events and BBQs. Music Selection: Marc Almond & Gene Pitney – Something’s Gotten Hold of My Heart 4 corn cobs 3 Tbsp olive oil 3…

Blue Cheese Bacon Potato Salad

Time: 45 minutes This is one of our favourite potato salad recipes (slightly improvised from Matt Dunigan’s Road Grill recipe) and we love potato salad at bbqs, potlucks, etc. So get the flames going on the BBQ and side this delicious side dish. Music Selection: MOD SUN & Avril Lavigne – Flames Ingredients: 3 lb…

Fennel Orange Salad

Time: 10 minutes So simple, so delicious, so healthy… the perfect salad to ensure great BBQ and family gathering memories. Music Selection: Maroon 5 – Memories Ingredients: 3 bulbs of fennel 2 large navel oranges 2 Tbsp olive oil ¼ cup of dried cranberries 3 Tbsp red wine vinegar Salt/pepper Directions: Remove tops of the…

Red Cabbage Slaw

Time: 15 minutes This is a super fast, super healthy and super delicious side dish for schnitzel, but it also is a great topper for pulled pork sandwiches – it is so fast to make you will have time to yourself – maybe to daydream? Music Selection: Monkees – Day Dream Believer Ingredients: ½ head…

Old Smokey Cucumber & Radish Salad

Time: 15 minutes In a pandemic, we need a miracle… I’m pairing Smokey R & The Miracles with this amazing, unique (made up myself recipe) salad! It is full of super-foods (microgreens & red onions), super easy and super smoked paprika delicious. I made this a few days ago for my family and we had…

Fresh Cucumber Salad

Time: 15 minutes This salad is fresh, exciting and inviting… Kool & The Gang could not have said it better. This salad is great at BBQs, but also as a side dish to hearty meals like Swedish meatballs. Music Selection: Kool & the Gang – Fresh Ingredients: 1 large English cucumber 1 – 2 Tbsp…

Slimming Broccoli Salad

Time: 15 minutes Summer time – summer body! This is a great, delicious salad to eat all summer long. It is great for BBQ parties and potlucks and keeps well. It is very simple, healthy and crunchy! It is a salad to eat “forever and ever”… I hope you enjoy it and the music. Music…

Fattoush Salad

Time: 20 minutes For Easter, I like to try something new to keep it fresh. This year, I decided to make a delicious Mediterranean salad – it uses a special ingredient – sumac. I found it at an italian grocery store… it is worth locating. I have paired it with a violinist from Lebanon! I…