Classic Potato Salad with Celery and Fresh Thyme

I happen to love mayo-based potato salad, but not everyone does.  In fact, those who don’t like them can actually…well, hate is a strong word, but it’s worth using here.  They can hate them.  We can’t have that at a summer party.  No hating at a barbecue. Some people also like a firmer potato salad …

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Big Biscuit with Swiss Chard and Mushrooms

This dish came about because of a mistake.  I am a sucker for any recipe that comes into being because of an error because there is always an a-ha moment, and you also have to love a recipe that comes with a good story. I was making a strawberry shortcake, three large biscuit layers filled …

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Spring Chicken and Vegetable Pot Pie Casserole

It’s always a little bit strange when people talk about food coming back into fashion, and I hadn’t realized that the dish was out of fashion at any point to begin with.  Case in point: chicken pot pie.  You hear words like “retro” and “nostalgia food” being used to describe it, but in many kitchens …

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