TIP OF THE DAY: Brussels Sprouts Potato Salad

Brussels sprouts growing on the bush. Photo courtesy MicrofarmGardens.com.   The brussels sprouts plant is a beauty: A stalk crowned with large, wide graceful leaves that grows to about four feet tall. The sprouts, edible buds which resemble tiny heads of cabbage, grow from the bottom of the stalk to the top, in an charming…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Potato Salad As A Dinner Salad

If your family loves potato salad, you can turn it into a main course—a “dinner salad.” Toss in some green beans, add a Caesar-type dressing, and you have an all-in-one dish. It packs flavor and nutrition and uses just five ingredients are needed to create this dish! The recipe is courtesy of BeefItsWhatsFordDnner.com. It yields…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Wasabi Mayonnaise

Make a beautiful potato salad with Yukon Gold and Purple Peruvian potatoes. Photo © Svetlana Kolpakova | Dreamstime. You can add instant excitement to most recipes that use mayonnaise by switching regular mayo for wasabi mayonnaise. The Japanese condiment pairs easily with American foods. We’re now addicted to wasabi mayonnaise potato salad, wasabi coleslaw, wasabi…
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RECIPE: German Potato Salad

Instead of mayo, make potato salad with bacon vinaigrette. Photo by J.Java | Fotolia. Making potato salad this weekend? Hold the mayo! Given America’s desire for all things bacon, put German Potato Salad on your menu. Made with bacon and onions or scallions, it can be enjoyed hot or cold. Here‘s the recipe. Find more…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Spicing Up Store-Bought Cole Slaw & Other Salads

If you buy store-made salads—tuna, chicken, egg, potato and macaroni salad, cole slaw and others— there’s generally room for improvement. Add little bits of one or more accents, and you’ll have a vastly improved product. Select two or three seasonings to layer flavor. Examples: Cheese: blue cheese or feta crumbles or a garnish of shredded…
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