Farmer’s Market Find: Salad-in-a-bowl aka Gazpacho

Summer is here, the farmer’s market is bountiful, and who wants to heat up the kitchen? A classic Spanish dish is a great way to utilize these vegetables in all their simplicity and deliciousness! I’ve never made gazpacho before, but … Continue reading

Crockpot Cooking: Navy Beans with Ham (aka Senate Bean Soup)

My Mom used to make this all the time, and I’m guessing her mother made it pretty often, too. I’m just keeping up with tradition. The original Senate bean soup has 2 cups of mashed added at the end as … Continue reading

Lemony Shrimp Pasta Salad

This is a good salad to serve as a side for a grilled dinner or to bring to a potluck.  It’s also great as an entree, with some fruit on the side.  1 pound peeled and deveined shrimp (150-200 count), cooked in … Continue reading