Feta Tomato Spinach Salad in a Jar

I’ve been waiting for this day. This day when I finally used my new OXO International Good Grips Little Salad and Herb Spinner. Right away, the size is perfect. My little two-person household doesn’t eat much salad so using a full head of lettuce or other greens can lead to waste.

Last week I bought a set of 4 oz. canning jars. They’re the perfect serving size for us. For desserts, a special beverage, and yes, even salads. I’ve been planning to make my Feta, Tomato and Spinach Salad since I bought them. Enter the ease of OXO.

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(Sort of) Recipe: Don’t Be Chicken About Chicken

I recently asked a friend what recipes she would like to see on the blog, and she asked for more chicken-based meals. As it happens, I have a whole chicken in my freezer, and since we’re in the beginning of November, I decided to plan several of this month’s menu around said bird.

Cooking a whole chicken can be intimidating. Especially if you’re not into cleaning out the neck and gizzards and whatnot. But, a job is a job, and good food is good food. And it’s my job to help you create good food. So here I am, in … read the rest. . .

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The Catering Business

Some years ago, I was having a conversation with my friend, Jenny. We were comparing our concerns and To-Do Lists when she noted, “Boy. You really have a lot on your plate!” To which I quickly replied, “Yes, but it’s not mine, and I’m being force-fed!”

Humanity is in the business of catering, but sometimes we overload ourselves. Do you ever feel that you’re carrying too much on your plate? I’m not talking about stacking spinners five plates high… all that does is turn you into a circus act. I’m talking about adding more to your one plate than what … read the rest. . .

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