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4th of July Macaroni Salad

Macaroni Salad


* 8 oz. dried elbow macaroni (2 cups)
* 1/2 lb. green beans, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces (2 cups)
* 1/4 cup lemon juice
* 1 Tbsp. Dijon-style mustard
* 1 tsp. kosher salt
* 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
* 1/3 cup olive oil
* 1/3 cup plain yogurt or dairy sour cream
* 5 oz. cubed cheddar cheese (1-1/4 cups)
* 1 cup fresh spinach leaves
* 1 large tomato, seeded and chopped (1 cup)
* 1/2 cup chopped green onions
* 1 Tbsp. snipped fresh tarragon or 1/2 tsp. dried tarragon, crumbled


1. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Add green beans during last 5 minutes of cooking. Drain. Rinse with cold water; drain well.

2. For dressing, in a medium bowl whisk together lemon juice, mustard, salt, and pepper. Whisk in olive oil until thickened. Whisk in yogurt.

3. Add cheese, spinach, tomato, onions, and tarragon to macaroni. Add dressing; toss. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate 2 to 24 hours. Makes 20 (1/2-cup) servings.

June 28, 2009 Posted by | Cooking and Food, Famous Recipes, Food, Recipe, Recipes | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Recipe – Beef Steak House Salad

Beef Steak House Salad

1 1/2 C. Wish-Bone Italian Dressing

2 T. fresh lemon juice

4 T. grated parmesan cheese

5 cloves of garlic finely chopped

1 T. Worcestershire sauce

1 lb. boneless beef top sirloin steak, 1 inch thick

1 large red bell pepper, cut into 1 inch pieces

1 small loaf of French bread

10 C. torn romaine lettuce leaves

For the marinade:

Blend 1 C. Italian dressing, lemon juice, 2 T. cheese, 4 cloves

garlic and Worcestershire sauce

Cut the steak into 1 1/4 inch pieces. In a plastic bag pour 1/3 of

the marinade over the steak and red pepper. Turn to coat. Then place

in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Add remaining marinade.

Meanwhile, cut bread into bite size cubes and toast in oven, until

lightly browned.

For dressing, blend remaining 1/2 C. of Italian dressing, cheese and

one clove of garlic. Set aside.

Remove steak and red pepper from marinade. Place on skewers and

grill. Turn occasionally and brush frequently with remaining

marinade. Cook 8 – 10 minutes or until steak is medium rare to

medium done.

To serve, toss lettuce with dressing. Arrange in bowl or on serving

plates. Top with steak, red pepper and bread. Garnish if desired

with additional parmesan cheese.

Makes 4 servings.

March 25, 2008 Posted by | Beef, Beef Recipes, Famous Recipes, Recipes, Salad Recipes, Salads | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sesame-Soy Vinaigrette

Sesame-Soy Vinaigrette Recipe

1/4 cup tamari soy sauce

1/4 cup rice vinegar

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

1 teaspoon honey

1/2 cup light sesame oil

Salt and pepper to taste

In bowl or jar, mix soy sauce, vinegar, mustard, honey, oil. Add salt, pepper.

Serve with Asian greens, meat or poultry, or as desired.

February 19, 2008 Posted by | Condiments, Famous Recipes, Recipe, Recipes, Salad Recipes, Salads | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Famous Recipes – Tailandes Salad


90 gr. linguine pasta

1/2 cup carrots, grated

225gr. shrimp cooked and peeled and cut in 2

1 cup lettuce cut in thin

1/4 fresh cilantro(only leaf

2 TBS. toast peanuts and cut in half


3 tbs. lemon juice

2 tbs. soy sauce

2 tbs. fresh cilantro(leaf) chopped

1 tbs. green onion chopped(no greens only white parts)

2 1/2 tsp. sugar

2 tsp vegetable oil

1 tsp ginger(fresh) minced

2 garlic cloves, minced

cook the pasta in boiling wates with 2 tsp. salt al dente. and add the

carrots for 30 minutes and drained and add cold water, drain. In a large

bowl mix all ingrediants except dressing ingredients.

in a small bowl combine all dressing ingredients and add to the pasta mix.

4 servings

November 7, 2007 Posted by | Appetizer Recipes, Appetizers, Cooking, Cooking and Food, Easter Recipes, Famous Recipes, Food, Recipe, Recipes, Salad Recipes, Salads | , , , , , | Leave a comment