Salad in a Jar https://saladinajar.com and other secrets of a home economist Wed, 15 May 2019 20:04:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2 https://saladinajar.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/cropped-How-to-make-salad-in-a-jar-32x32.jpg Salad in a Jar https://saladinajar.com 32 32 What Happens if I Vacuum-Seal Lettuce and Vegetables Together? https://saladinajar.com/salad-in-a-jar/can-i-add-other-foods-to-my-vacuum-packed-jars-of-salad https://saladinajar.com/salad-in-a-jar/can-i-add-other-foods-to-my-vacuum-packed-jars-of-salad#comments Mon, 20 May 2019 01:45:56 +0000 https://saladinajar.com/?p=11174

A discussion about adding additional vegetables to vacuum-packed salad in a jar

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Mini Strawberry Tarts: Simple To Serve – Easy To Eat https://saladinajar.com/family-recipes/mini-strawberry-tarts https://saladinajar.com/family-recipes/mini-strawberry-tarts#respond Sun, 05 May 2019 13:30:28 +0000 https://saladinajar.com/?p=27734

Mini Strawberry Tarts are a bite of springtime with glazed fresh strawberries held together with a light glaze and tucked into a shortbread cookie crust.

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How To Make Ham Salad from Leftover Ham https://saladinajar.com/family-recipes/ham-salad-sandwich-spread-with-a-basil-twist https://saladinajar.com/family-recipes/ham-salad-sandwich-spread-with-a-basil-twist#comments Thu, 18 Apr 2019 02:13:25 +0000 https://saladinajar.com/?p=5353

Ham salad sandwich spread made with leftover ham, hard-boiled eggs, pickle relish and mayo. Durkees Famous Sauce and fresh basil make this recipe memorable.

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19 Side Dishes That Will Jazz Up Your Menu https://saladinajar.com/family-recipes/19-side-dishes-that-will-jazz-up-your-menu https://saladinajar.com/family-recipes/19-side-dishes-that-will-jazz-up-your-menu#respond Sun, 14 Apr 2019 20:46:51 +0000 https://saladinajar.com/?p=27530 Peruse this collection of 19 side dishes suitable for holidays, celebrations, parties, Sunday dinner, vegetarian entrees and a boring weeknight meal. Enjoy!

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Sweet Jalapeño Cornbread: The Best Cornbread I’ve Ever Made https://saladinajar.com/family-recipes/jalapeno-cornbread https://saladinajar.com/family-recipes/jalapeno-cornbread#respond Sat, 30 Mar 2019 18:00:51 +0000 https://saladinajar.com/?p=20785

When this cornbread is on the table, it's the only thing I want to eat. It's loaded with fresh corn, Cheddar, sour cream and sweet jalapeño peppers. Butter on the top and the bottom make the best crust and keep the inside moist, too.

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Sweet-Milk Soft White Bread: Worth the Splurge https://saladinajar.com/family-recipes/soft-white-bread https://saladinajar.com/family-recipes/soft-white-bread#comments Sun, 24 Mar 2019 00:59:47 +0000 https://saladinajar.com/?p=27025

Easy white bread recipe that baby boomers will love for simple sandwiches. Mixed in a bread machine but baked in the oven.

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Weeknight Shepherd’s Pie: Leftover Pot Roast Was Never So Good https://saladinajar.com/family-recipes/meat/beef/weeknight-shepherds-pie https://saladinajar.com/family-recipes/meat/beef/weeknight-shepherds-pie#comments Sun, 17 Mar 2019 02:00:27 +0000 https://saladinajar.com/?p=10145

A simple but delicious way to use left-over pot roast or roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy. Recipe includes a video and picture tutorial.

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Shamrock Shortbread Cookies with a Secret for Easy Roll-Out https://saladinajar.com/family-recipes/shamrock-shortbread-cookies https://saladinajar.com/family-recipes/shamrock-shortbread-cookies#comments Sun, 03 Mar 2019 23:15:42 +0000 https://saladinajar.com/?p=8637

Classic shortbread cookies are cut in shamrock shapes and glazed with green icing. Use a Ziplock bag to roll out dough for easy clean-up.

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Grandma’s Magic Pumpkin Pie with Incredible Layers https://saladinajar.com/family-recipes/magic-pumpkin-pie-layers https://saladinajar.com/family-recipes/magic-pumpkin-pie-layers#comments Mon, 25 Feb 2019 22:48:35 +0000 https://saladinajar.com/blog/?p=13

Grandma's magic pumpkin pie is a non-traditional pumpkin pie that bakes up into distinct custard-like layers. Requires only 2-3 tablespoons of pumpkin.

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9 Secrets to the Best Homemade Pizza Without a Baking Stone https://saladinajar.com/family-recipes/9-secrets-homemade-pizza-without-baking-stone https://saladinajar.com/family-recipes/9-secrets-homemade-pizza-without-baking-stone#comments Fri, 22 Feb 2019 23:05:34 +0000 https://saladinajar.com/?p=13806

Hints for making a better pizza at home. Recipe for Chicken Pesto Pizza included.

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