Monday, June 30

dipping a toe back in …


Hello, friends.  It’s been a while.  I’ve missed you, and posting too.  But things have been hectic, as life can be, and there hasn’t been too much fun stuff to post.   The kitchen is almost done – somehow, it’s the little details that seem to take the longest.   I am very happy with it so far, though.   I’m going to try to get back in the swing of posting. 

In the meantime, I’m dipping a toe back in, and sharing an old favorite recipe that is just perfect for summer.

Strawberry Summer Salad

All you need is romaine lettuce, red onion, and lots of juicy red strawberries… yum …

I serve this with a poppy seed dressing:


2 tablespoons of white vinegar,

2 teaspoons of poppy seeds,

1/2 cup of mayo,

1/4 cup of milk,

2 tbs sugar (or 1 tbs splenda, if you prefer, adjusted to taste)

For the very best taste, soak the red onion in the dressing for a couple of hours and dress the salad just before serving.

Perfect on it’s own or with grilled or rotisserie chicken for a low/no cook meal that is light and satisfying.  You can throw in some nuts, or even avocado if you want and it is delicious!




  1. Welcome back can't wait to see the kitchen photos!!!!

  2. Hi Stephanie.
    This sounds so good and the dressing.. with the mayo is perfect. Good luck with your remodel - i can relate!

  3. It'd be fun to have you hanging out here again. Best of luck!

  4. It's good to see your blog pop up in my reader, Steph! :o) This salad looks amazing! We picked up a pack of strawberries last weekend in California and they were like candy. Welcome back!