Salad in a Jar https://saladinajar.com and other secrets of a home economist Sat, 25 Jan 2020 15:40:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3.2 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 An Unforgettable Chocolate Fudge Pie https://saladinajar.com/recipes/desserts/pies/chocolate-fudge-pecan-pie/ https://saladinajar.com/recipes/desserts/pies/chocolate-fudge-pecan-pie/#comments Sat, 25 Jan 2020 15:25:18 +0000 https://saladinajar.com/?p=1029

This Chocolate Fudge Pie has a velvety smooth, soft, but firm and fudge-like texture, similar to a flourless chocolate cake. The filling contains no flour, milk, cream, or corn syrup.

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Mashed White and Sweet Potato Swirl https://saladinajar.com/recipes/sweet-and-white-mashed-potato-swirl/ https://saladinajar.com/recipes/sweet-and-white-mashed-potato-swirl/#comments Sun, 19 Jan 2020 15:15:43 +0000 https://saladinajar.com/?p=5528

White potatoes and sweet potatoes are cooked, mashed and then swirled together make a beautiful and delicious side dish.

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Scooter’s Baked Spaghetti with French-Fried Onions https://saladinajar.com/recipes/scooters-spaghetti/ https://saladinajar.com/recipes/scooters-spaghetti/#comments Tue, 14 Jan 2020 02:48:27 +0000 https://saladinajar.com/?p=477

A baked spaghetti casserole--fancy enough for a party, but don't wait for a special occasion. Appeals to picky eaters and adults alike. French Fried Onions are the secret ingredient.

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Meatball Ratatouille Soup: An Easy Way To Try Eggplant https://saladinajar.com/recipes/soup/meatball-ratatouille-soup/ https://saladinajar.com/recipes/soup/meatball-ratatouille-soup/#comments Sat, 04 Jan 2020 16:02:00 +0000 https://saladinajar.com/?p=3486

Meatball Ratatouille Soup is full of mini meatballs combined with eggplant, zucchini, tomatoes, and basil. Introduce yourself to eggplant.

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How To Pump Up the Protein in Homemade Yogurt https://saladinajar.com/yogurt/protein-homemade-yogurt/ https://saladinajar.com/yogurt/protein-homemade-yogurt/#respond Tue, 31 Dec 2019 20:40:06 +0000 https://saladinajar.com/?p=31821

If you like to make your own yogurt, you can practically double the protein content by straining it (aka Greek yogurt). Here's why this process pumps up the protein numbers.

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Christmas Thumbprints: The Most Popular Cookie at Our House https://saladinajar.com/recipes/desserts/thumbprint-cookies-his-favorite/ https://saladinajar.com/recipes/desserts/thumbprint-cookies-his-favorite/#comments Tue, 24 Dec 2019 16:55:00 +0000 https://saladinajar.com/?p=2986

Thumbprint cookies - a traditional rolled cookie covered with pecans. Indent with a cork or finger and fill the hole with frosting. Marbleize the frosting for a festive look.

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Chocolate-Dipped Shortbread Cookies with Chocolate Toffee Bits https://saladinajar.com/recipes/desserts/cookies/ruths-shortbread-cookies-with-milk-chocolate-toffee-bits/ https://saladinajar.com/recipes/desserts/cookies/ruths-shortbread-cookies-with-milk-chocolate-toffee-bits/#comments Sat, 21 Dec 2019 19:45:09 +0000 https://saladinajar.com/?p=9844

Simple shortbread cookies with milk chocolate toffee bits, dipped in chocolate and decorated with more toffee bits

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Zebra Cream Pie: A Striped Chocolate and Vanilla Cream Pie Recipe https://saladinajar.com/recipes/desserts/pies/zebra-cream-pie/ https://saladinajar.com/recipes/desserts/pies/zebra-cream-pie/#comments Sun, 15 Dec 2019 21:30:31 +0000 https://saladinajar.com/?p=9244

A layered chocolate and vanilla cream pie nestled in a crumb crust. Directions for cooking cream in the microwave are included.

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Beef and Ham Stew: Made like Magic in Your Instant Pot https://saladinajar.com/recipes/soup/hearty-beef-and-ham-stew/ https://saladinajar.com/recipes/soup/hearty-beef-and-ham-stew/#respond Sun, 08 Dec 2019 02:57:59 +0000 https://saladinajar.com/?p=31529

A meaty and satisfying stew that won't leave you weighed down. The secret is in the fabulously flavored broth. Directions included for the Instant Pot, a slow cooker or stove-top.

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Swedish Apple Pie: A No-Crust Recipe For Stressed-Out Cooks https://saladinajar.com/recipes/desserts/swedish-apple-pie/ https://saladinajar.com/recipes/desserts/swedish-apple-pie/#comments Sat, 23 Nov 2019 23:00:00 +0000 https://saladinajar.com/?p=3608

Afraid of piecrusts? Try this apple pie with no crust. Apples are covered with a tasty cinnamon-spiced batter and baked until golden brown. You'll love it with ice cream.

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