Herb and Cheese Pasta Salad for a Picnic!

Louise of Months of Edible Celebrations is hosting a virtual picnic! It’s a spin-off of the childhood favorite: the picnic game. Each blogger picks a letter and a corresponding dish to bring to the picnic. I’m going on a picnic and I’m bringing: A: Almond Joy Pie by Marjie @ Modern Day Ozzie and Harriet … 

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Caesar Salad with Parmesan Chicken

I call this recipe ‘mock’ Caesar salad because it doesn’t have the classic ingredients that Caesar dressing is known for. I use mayonnaise in place of egg yolks and Worcestershire or Fish sauce in place of anchovies. I’m not ‘really’ replacing the anchovies, just using a different form since fish sauce is made from them…. 

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Chicken Souvlaki with Greek Salad and Tzatziki

This is a recreation of my parents favorite Greek diner meal. It is the Chicken Souvlaki platter that is made up of tender, marinated chicken pieces nesteled inside soft, warm pita bread with a salad on the side. The salad is loaded with Feta cheese, red onion, tomato, cucumber and Kalamata olives. But what really… 

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Blue Cheese, Cranberry and Pecan Salad with Grilled Chicken and Honey Mustard Dressing

This recipe is a recreation of one of my favorite salads from my favorite diner! It is packed with blue cheese, pecans, dried cranberries and topped with grilled chicken. The creamiest, most-delicious, homemade honey mustard you can imagine is drizzled over top.The textures and different flavors in this salad make it so fun to eat…. 

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Strawberry Salad with Mozzarella Pesto Grilled Cheese

The strawberries in the market were quite simply the most flawless, exquisite strawberries that I’ve ever seen in my life. Every single one was the deepest shade of juicy red, perfectly ripe without a bruise in sight and most were as big as the palm of my hand. Everyone was exclaiming over them. I knew… 

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