Spring Spinach Salad Recipe

How to Make A Spinach Salad

How to Make A Spinach Salad I love a big, green salad, especially in the spring. Romaine, arugula, mixed baby greens, spinach, escarole, even cabbages, and good ole iceberg make crisp and healthy salads with limitless possibilities. I decided to tell you how to make A spinach salad. Some of my favorite salad ingredients include something salty, something crunchy, something sweet, and something cheesy. Springtime calls for salad as an accompaniment or a main dish. You can top almost any ...

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Hard Boiled Egg Salad Recipe

Egg salad is great for sandwiches on crackers or on a bed of lettuce

Hard Boiled Egg Salad Recipe Eggs are an inexpensive staple. In many grocery stores, you can get a dozen for less than $2. Fresh eggs usually sell for between $2 and $3 per dozen depending on the size and breed of the laying hen. If you are lucky enough to know a farmer with chickens, you can enjoy flavorful and healthy eggs gathered at the peak of freshness. These farm fresh eggs are usually light to medium brown in color and have larger egg whites and yolks than white, grocery store eggs. ...

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Homemade Marinara Sauce With Garden Tomatoes Recipe

How to Make Marinara Sauce With Garden Tomatoes

How to Make Marinara Sauce With Garden Tomatoes I ventured into canning my own spaghetti sauce this summer. I wanted to use what I grew to create the perfect sauce. This is how to Make Marinara Sauce With Garden Tomatoes. My recipe is similar to Connie's- although I cook mine in the crock-pot all day. My crock-pot yields 6 pints for canning. It is very easy to let it cook all day and then process in a water bath! Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic ...

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Summer Squash Sauce Recipe

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Summer Squash Sauce Hopefully you are enjoying some fresh summer vegetables! Today we are giving you another squash recipe since they are the most abundant vegetable! Thanks to Connie for this recipe. During the summer months, I tend to make fresh vegetables the base for all my meals. Whatever meat accompanies the veggies is usually grilled or quickly sautéed. When veggies are at their freshest, they are the most tasty and nutritious. Summer Squash Sauce is particularly delicious and fresh ...

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Asparagus Soup Recipe

Asparagus Soup Recipe

Asparagus Soup Recipe I love asparagus! As Connie notes, asparagus can be used in a number of ways. Last week I served a delicious hors d'oeuvre; bacon wrapped asparagus. It was full of calories, but oh so good! Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes! Spring has sprung…and fresh spring vegetables are beginning to show up in the grocery stores and at farmers’ markets. One of the first vegetables to make a spring appearance is asparagus. ...

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Add Some Zip to Your Hamburger: Caesar Burger Recipe

Summer Grilling Caeasar Burger Recipe

Summer is the season for grilling out, no doubt!  Hamburgers, hotdogs, potato salad, and watermelon will be served at picnics and family gatherings all summer long. While there is nothing like a good ole hamburger grilled over charcoal, there are a couple things you can do to spice up the original. The most basic trick is to add 1 T. Worcestershire sauce and 1 T. grill seasoning to 1 lb. ground beef before forming 4 patties. Always flavor your beef, then patty them, then refrigerate until ready ...

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Fashion Friday: The cocktail dress

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I love a good deal and I love fashion. I do not love spending a lot of money to look great. I have to admit I am a name brand junkie and with paid off credit cards I intend to stay fashionable on a frugal budget. I often wonder what kind of dress should I wear to a cocktail party. I want to stand out in a good way. I love colors. I decided this was the perfect dress for three reasons. 1) The color. It is in the jewel family and I will not drowned in a sea of black dresses 2) The details are ...

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Chicago Travel: Madame Deals Style

Okay, So it is girl's weekend Happy Birthday Alpha Xi Delta! We decided every year that my sisters and myself would meet up for a weekend of fun. I save all year. I turned in my get out of jail card and flew to Chicago. I hope to share my tips and trips for how to have a five star trip on a 2 star budget. I am writing this watching a plasma TV from my lovely hotel room located downtown. I will tell you how I scored a 5 star hotel for $100.00 a night. Tip 1: Pick a date as far advance as ...

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Working Mom: What’s for Dinner.. coupons?

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I am a working mom who has a husband that often travels for a living. We have a deal that when he is on travel I can order in. Whoa you say. How is that in the budget? Well, it used to not be and that was before coupons. You maybe thinking I am talking about coupons for the grocery store but I'm not. I am talking about coupons for meals out. My husband gets a per diem when he travels. We have a deal that he will buy his food for very reasonable prices and the money leftover can be used  for me ...

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