• Summer Potluck Chopped Salad

    Saturday, July 12, 2014 0

    I was asked to bring a salad for our 4th of July BBQ, and I created this potluck-worthy chopped salad. It was a definite crowd-pleaser! I started with a bed of lettuce and pasta. I hate when the lettuce is too large for anyone to realistically serve or eat without a knife, so I chopped romaine lettuce as small as I could with my not-so-sharp knife. Then I added the smallest pasta I could find, ditalini. I covered the pasta and lettuce with an assortment of goodies:

  • Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies (like Potbelly’s)

    Saturday, May 31, 2014 0
    Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies, just like Potbelly’s
    • 1 cup butter or margarine (you choose)
    • 1 cup brown sugar
    • 1 cup white sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 tsp vanilla
    • 2½ cups quick oats (or regular, food processed)
    • 2 cups flour
    • 1½ tsp baking soda
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 2 cups chocolate chips (I used half semi-sweet and half dark chocolate chips)