Greek Potato Salad

Time for summer salads! I love potato salads but am always looking for new ways to make them. This potato salad is potatoes mixed with Tzatziki which is a favorite in our house. I tend to add MUCH more dill and garlic than is called for in this recipe but I went light on the…

Southern-Style Potato Salad

Summer picnics will be in full swing soon and this is one of our favorite potato salads. Southern-style potato salad tends to be creamier, smoother, sweeter than regular potato salad. Did you ever notice everything that is described as Southern-style is usually described using those words? Creamy, smooth, and sweet. Macaroni and cheese, pimento cheese,…

Revisiting German Potato Salad

My kids love German food. The one thing both of them ask me to make for their birthday dinners are a German Feast. My son loves Schnitzel while my daughter wants Braised Red Cabbage or German Potato Salad. Anything with apple cider vinegar both of them will love. For our Memorial Day picnic I decided…

Deviled Egg Macaroni Salad

Susan from Susan Loves Books (click for link to her blog!) was asking about my  Deviled Egg Potato Salad yesterday. It is actually macaroni salad that I made but I thought what a great idea! So, next time I am making this as potato salad. See inspiration for different dishes comes from all sorts of places!…

Schnitzel with German Potato Salad and Red Braised Cabbage

My daughter’s birthday was two months ago. For her birthday dinner she had asked for a German dinner.  But, because times were busy then we took her out to dinner with the promise that we would make her a dinner later. Well, later finally rolled around the other night. I had taken her out for…

Slow Cooker German Style Potatoes and Smoked Sausage

It is getting tougher to make different meals each night. This meal was because I needed a slow cooker meal for the kids while we were all going off in different directions. My daughter loves vinegar. Any kind of vinegar. I think she would just drink a bottle of it if we let her. So,…

Baked Chicken Wings (with 3 sauces) and Loaded Baked Potato Salad

Sticky Sweet Garlic Wings (top), Spicy Ranch Wings (middle) and Traditional Buffalo Wings (bottom) with Loaded Baked Potato Salad As we near the end of the month I am trying to use up some of the leftovers in the freezer.  I found a 5 lb. bag of chicken wings and thought “Eureka!”  I felt like…

Fourth of July Week – Grilling and Salads

I decided rather suddenly to take last week off from blogging and our dinners.  We had company for the first part of the week and I was a bit fearful of feeding him some of my first attempt dishes so I decided to stick with the tried and true.  Then it was my birthday and…

Birthdays – German Dinner

It’s not every day you turn 14!  The only time of year that I intentionally repeat dinners is on birthdays.  In our house you are allowed to choose whatever you want for dinner on your birthday.  My son chose pasta and meatballs last month.  This month my daughter wanted a German dinner.    Specifically, German potato…