Cucumber Tomato and Feta Salad

Cucumber, Tomato, and Feta Salad

You know that I love the combination of cucumber, onion, and tomatoes in salads.  This recipe is a variation on that theme, and this variation is loaded with so much flavor that it is guaranteed to wake up your palate.  The Feta cheese ads a hint of tanginess and the crumbly texture lends itself perfectly to this salad.  I even created my own vinaigrette to dress this salad. 

The plated dinner of tomato rice and broccoli served with maple Dijon glazed salmon.

Maple Dijon Glazed Salmon

I am always looking for new ways to prepare fish.  Sue Chef loves salmon, so I try to find new ways prepare it for her.  This recipe is a modification of my teriyaki sauce recipe.  Teriyaki salmon is delicious,  but we wanted to try something different.   I had seen Maple Mustard Salmon on a menu at a local restaurant and decided to attempt to recreate it.  Since I didn’t order the salmon dish, I can’t tell you whether I succeeded in duplicating it, but I can tell you that this recipe makes a delicious glazed salmon that was a hit […]

egg salad finger sandwiches

Egg Salad Finger Sandwiches

I previously posted about my father’s egg salad sandwich, and egg salad is an excellent filling for finger sandwiches.  Finger sandwiches are a great thing to serve at a Mother’s Day tea.  I really think that a tea party is the perfect Mother’s Day lunch.  You don’t even need to serve tea.  You can have juice, cocoa, or lemonade.  Finger sandwiches and sweets are more than adequate.  This egg salad is one of my favorite versions.  It came about one day when I was making lunch and was decided to make things a little fancier by adding chopped celery leaves, […]