What do you do when you are trying to cut back on bread, but the family wants to grill burgers? It’s simple. You make a cheeseburger salad. If you want to make it even better, make it a bacon cheeseburger salad. This salad is a definite winner in our house.
Shrimp Louie is another salad that I first learned about during visits to Castagnola’s Lobster House in Santa Barbara. The salad is simple to prepare, cool, crunchy, and very satisfying. The combination of the sweetness from the shrimp and the heat from the green onions and radishes tantalizes your taste buds and makes this a perfect dinner salad for a hot summer evening.
It all started with a bunch of inexpensive watermelons. Watermelons are the perfect summer food. They come in their own package. They’re loaded with juice which helps to quench your thirst. They’re low in calories, and you only need a knife to cut them up so you can eat them. More civilized folks might want to consider using a bowl and a fork, but we’re pretty much barbarians when it comes to watermelon. So, one day, while holding a 10 inch chef’s knife and staring at the dwindling pile of watermelons in my kitchen, I thought of the summer […]