At Mimi's Table

. . . lessons from an older and wiser girl

Creamy Crunchy Bacon Pea Salad

This is one delicious salad. My Grandma Smith was fond of these kinds of salads like carrot salad, roasted beet salad, and sauerkraut salad. These are folksy homey old-timey country salads with bright colors and flavors. They're easy-peasy to put together. And they'll go with almost anything like ...

Healthy Thousand Island Dressing

grannie geek healthy thousand island dressing & chef salad This is one of my husband's favorite dinners/lunches. Any grilled meat will be fabulous. Most likely, we make this salad from leftover grilled steak (I always grill an extra to have on hand for this exact purpose), or if we bring ...

Perfect Macaroni Salad

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Perfect Macaroni Salad

My husband and I love macaroni salad.  I frequently buy it from the deli counter, because I really like the creamy, tangy consistency paired with firm noodles, sweet pickle relish, a hint of diced onion. Over the years, I've ...

Japanese Soba Noodle Salad

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Japanese Soba Noodle Salad

I've found a perfect summer side dish that is easy and quick to put together, perfect for a hot summer day.  These are seriously so delicious! It's made with Japanese soba (buckwheat) noodles.  I picked up a ...

Crunchy Asian Noodle Salad

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In the mood for something different?

I love this recipe originally from Ina Garten.  My husband and I crave Chinese food and flavors, particularly this time of year.  In the winter, I tend to stick to the old standbys: ...

At Mimi's Tablelessons from an older and wiser girl