Piquant Carrot Salad

I love being able to use unusual words to describe some slightly out of the ordinary dishes. If you do an internet search for “carrot salad,”  dozens of sites will pop up, almost all including a can of tomato soup, yet I can’t remember when I have seen this served at a potluck or at…

A Pie as Bright as Spring

This year’s early spring weather begs for a bright and sprightly dessert. With my favorite budget supermarket (four letters starting and ending with vowels!) featuring green grapes and oranges at really bargain prices, it was time to pull out this dessert that is not as hard as it looks, and its looks are pretty spectacular….