Russian Dressing

Russian and Thousand Island Dressings are often confused. The are both close in color, and are both mayonnaise based. Russian however has a spicier kick to it as the Thousand Island is sweeter. Also, Thousand Island has A bit different texture from the sweet pickle relish that is used in it. I almost never use…

Salad Dressings From Your Own Kitchen

Go to the grocery store and look at all the salad dressings on the shelf. Nowadays there is a seemingly endless variety of varieties and flavor combinations. Most start out with a basic base and flavors are added from there. Unfortunately if you read the ingredient labels you will find a lot of stuff in…

Seafood Jones

    Living in Missouri, finding seafood is a challenge. Have to settle for frozen most times. Growing up and spending the biggest part of my adult life on the Maine Coast, I had become spoiled for the availability of fresh fish, and shellfish.     I was never a big fan of catfish, but…

Crispy Chicken Strip Salad

I like a good dinner salad from time to time, and this is one of my favorites. Each person has their own favorite greens combination for the base, but the main feature here is the crispy chicken strip that dresses the top. It makes for a great stand alone dinner or lunch. Here I will…