Friday-Food-Frenzy: COOL Dishes for HOT Summer Days

With the weekend upon us, and the temperature mounting, I scoured MyJudytheFoodie for some recipes that'll provide a cool relief to the sweltering heat.  For the week's Friday-Food-Frenzy items, you'll get to enjoy two very quick and easy side dishes that will compliment any meal.  We've dealt with part of the meal planning for you.  Just print out the recipes, put them in your back pocket and try them this weekend alongside your barbecue.  And, don't forget to write in and tell us what you think (do you prefer Judy's Cole Slaw with Grapes and … [Read more...]


For this week's Friday-Food-Frenzy, we're all about chicken.  My mother's Chicken with Mango Chutney was her most celebrated chicken salad dish served on numerous occasions and featured in the Cooking Club Cookbook.   However, as I weave my way through her myriad recipes, I'm learning she often had many different versions of a dish.  With a quick substitution, Judy's Chicken Salad with Mango Chutney becomes Judy's Chicken Curry Salad.  Take away the curry and add some mayonnaise and some grapes and voila, Judy's Traditional Chicken Salad.  … [Read more...]