Summertime Potato Salad

This is my favorite potato salad because it is smooth but has a dilly crunch to make it extra special. Boil your potatoes – Russet, Yukon, New, Red Skinned (whatever you have or prefer – I used peeled russets here) in salted water. Drain and set aside uncovered to let cool. Finely dice sweet onion,…

Grilled Pineapple and Corn Salsa

Cool, crisp, sweet, tangy with a bit of heat – I should bottle it for sale – good with grilled meat, fish or poultry, on a hotdog or in a taco. I think I’ll serve it with seared steak very soon. Grill your whole green onions and freshly cut 1″ pineapple rounds, (core in tact…

Orange Chicken Fried Rice

Simply Stunning Asian Spaghetti Chicken fried rice isn’t necessarily a simple dish as there are many components. I’ve made many versions but there was something inauthentic about the result for one reason or another. However, this fried rice is out-of-the-park or I-love-chopsticks perfect. Butterfly your skinned and deboned chicken breasts. Pound them out flat (I…

Homemade Dilly Dill Dip

Homemade is better, unless it’s Pho which I have been trying to perfect for over two years now. I won’t give up. But this Dip is fantastic, crunchy, cool, tangy and fresh. Sour cream, finely diced baby dill pickles, pickle juice from the jar (yes and this is the secret), fresh dill finely chopped, dry…