Italian Veggie Bake recipe - Warm up to this hot & cheesy vegetarian bake! You can even make it ahead: Assemble recipe as directed. Refrigerate up to 24 hours. When ready to serve, bake (covered) as directed, increasing baking time if necessary until casserole is heated through.
Chipotle Ranch Dressing via pinchmysalt.com 1 chipotle chile from a can of chipotle chiles in adobo sauce 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup buttermilk 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves, crumbled 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, or to taste Place all ingredients in a blender; cover then blend until smooth. Use immediately or refrigerate in a covered container for up to a week.
homemade hidden valley ranch seasoning Ingredients: 4 saltine crackers 4 tbsp dried parsley 4 tbsp dry minced onion 1/2 tbsp dill weed 1 tbsp onion salt 1 tbsp garlic salt 1 tbsp onion powder 1 tbsp garlic powder Directions: Use a blender or food processor to grind the ingredients
The morning before the party, whip up this orzo pasta salad to let the red wine vinegar dressing soak into all the ingredients. We especially love this side because it tastes best at room temperature and highlights seasonal tomatoes. Photo: Anna Monette Roberts