Strawberries and spinach are delicious in the Spring, and tossed with other fresh ingredients, real bacon, and hard cooked eggs, they make a wonderful salad. A sweet, tangy oil and vinegar dressing tops it off!
First the ground beef is mixed with onion soup mix and formed into nice thick patties. Then shredded potato, Swiss cheese, and mushrooms are combined, stuffed into each patty, and sealed for a nifty surprise with that first bite.
Essentially, this is a rice pilaf that I have modified ever-so-slightly to be used as a stuffing for a small roasting chicken. The type of nuts, mushroom, and herbs can be varied in any number of ways.
Sesame and poppy seeds are just two of the fun ingredients in this super summer salad. Cucumber, onion, bell peppers, tomatoes and broccoli are tossed with pasta, Parmesan, seeds, paprika and cayenne, then coated with Italian-style dressing.
The dressing is absolutely sensational in this bean salad - so many taste sensations. It begins with oil and vinegar, but then it gets fancy. Let 's see, there 's lemon and lime juice, garlic, cilantro, sugar, cumin, hot sauce and chili powder to taste.
A cheesecake with the irresistible flavors of peanut butter and bananas would be a great dessert for celebrating Elvis's birthday this year. Garnish sides of cake with toasted coconut and top with a simple ganache if desired.