finally, the rest of the jar was filled with lettuce.

Taco Salad in a Jar

Over the past few weeks, I have been sharing salad in a jar recipes here.  This is the third post in that series.  I am really in love with the salad in a jar idea because it allows me to make the salads on the weekend and have ready-made lunches that I can grab at least through Wednesday.  This ensures that I will eat a fresh, healthy and economical lunch at work and helps to prevent spending money on take-out. In addition to being a great lunch, these salads can also be a quick and easy dinner idea as well.  […]

Chicken Chop Suey

Chicken Chop Suey

We have been cooking and eating a lot of Asian inspired dishes here at Patty Cake’s Pantry.  It started with our search for Sum Gum, included a retro chop suey recipe which used canned chop suey vegetables.   I haven’t decided if I want to share that one with you.  We continued our asian culinary adventure with fried rice, chow mein, and now chop suey.  Fortunately, no one at my house is complaining. Many people mistakenly believe that chop suey was invented in the U.S. by Chinese Americans; however, anthropologists believe that it was actually a leftover dish that was […]