• Grandma Howitt’s Potato Salad

    AKA: the only kind worth eating! I don’t tend to gravitate toward just any potato salad. Homemade or store bought: I’ll have a bite or two here and there, but I can definitely skip it all together. Unless it’s Grandma Howitt’s potato salad – then all bets are off and move outta my way! I will have seconds…possibly thirds…and I’m not sorry about it! I know many others who feel this way. In fact, at a wedding where we knew a large batch of this potato salad had been contributed for the meal, we insisted the gals on dinner duty bring it out for us (before the other variety had…

  • Bowtie Pasta Salad

    It’s summertime which means grilling out and having cold salads as a side is a way of life. There are so many things I love about summer, but for the purpose of this particular post, I want to specifically call out the way summertime eating is just easier on life. Minimal prep, minimal effort and minimal clean-up. There we go, now I have your attention! As you are aware, I try to spend time each weekend prepping for the weeknight meals ahead. Regardless of how busy with tasks I am during the week, it’s a rare occasion that I get home from work and have energy for much more than finding my…