Kitchen Tip Tuesdays: Tip for garden-fresh salad dressing

Kitchen Tip Tuesdays

This week's kitchen tip is short and sweet. (I'll be honest, I've been busy enjoying summer and spending time on My Fitness Pal!)

Garden fresh lettuce

My brother gave us a bunch of fresh lettuce from their garden! I love it. My mom gave me this tip for serving garden lettuce:

When making homemade dressing for garden lettuce, reduce the amount of water in the recipe. Then when you wash your garden lettuce, you won't need to bother drying it and the water left on the leaves won't water down your dressing! :)

My mom's vinegar and oil dressing recipe is here; that's the one she always makes for big garden salads. :)

Moshe

July has brought warm summer sunshine to Seattle! Here's Moshe, asking me to put his shoes on so he can go outside. He looked so cute, I had to grab the camera before I put his shoes on him. :)

To Participate in Kitchen Tip Tuesdays:

Post a kitchen tip in your blog. Link to this post, and then leave your link in a comment here, so we know where to find YOU! :) No giveaways or non-tip posts, please! We need to be able to easily find/see what your kitchen/cooking tip is. :) Thanks for your participation! :)

Leave your tip links in a comment. I'll manually add them to this post!

1. Alternate uses for a punch bowl (Trial and Error Home Ec)
2. Tips for easily eating more veggies (Recipes Happen)
3. Thawing food without wasting time or energy (Living So Abundantly)
4. Easily cutting spaghetti for kids (Sunny Side Homestead)
5. Freezing green beans (Finding Joy in my Kitchen)
6. Summer meals without the oven (Feel Good About Dinner)
7. Spaghetti tips (Wholesome Homemaker)
8. Freezing zucchini (Simply Made Home)
9. Tips for "real" breakfast foods (Simply Made Home)
10. Clean your kitchen in 5 minutes video tip (iDreamofClean)

Comments

Here are a dozen uses for the punch bowl languishing in your cabinet:

http://trialanderrorhomeec.blogspot.com/2012/07/alternate-uses-for-punch-bowl-set.html

-Rachel

Recipes Happen: How I [Easily] put more vegetables into my diet!

http://recipeshappen.com/2012/07/17/kitchen-tip-tuesdays-how-i-easily-put-more-vegetables-into-my-diet/

:)

That is a great tip! ;) I love a fresh salad, especially in the summer.

My tip is about thawing food without wasting time and energy:

http://livingsoabundantly.blogspot.com/2012/07/thawing-food-without-wasting-time-or.html

Your mom sounds like a wonderful woman. Here is my tip on cutting spaghetti quickly for kids:

http://sunnysidehomestead.blogspot.com/2012/07/easy-speghetti.html

Great idea re: the water on the lettuce! We tried growing spinach this year for the first time... so far, so good!

My tip is on freezing green beans.

http://joyinmykitchen.blogspot.com/2012/07/kitchen-tip-freezing-green-beans.html

SnoWhite

We love to grow leaf lettuce in our garden (although it isn't doing very well this year with our heat wave). It does take a lot of washing and is hard to get dry. Great tip about the dressing! Thanks.:)

Today for my tip I would like to share some meal ideas that don't require the oven.
http://www.feelgoodaboutdinner.com/2012/07/summer-meal-ideas-that-dont-require-oven.html

See, I always worry about getting the lettuce dry enough. It never even occurred to me to just roll with the moisture!

My post today is about upgrading spaghetti to make it a healthier meal.
http://wholesomehomemaker.com/2012/07/17/one-pot-spaghetti-plus-three-steps-to-make-it-healthier/

And, it reshares a tip I learned through Kitchen Tip Tuesday, via the Newlyweds Blog!

Deb

Just thought that I would leave a couple of tip posts.

I show here how I freeze zuchinni. (I love that you don't have to cook it first! Freezing it flat is so great for storage and thawing.) http://simplymadehome.blogspot.com/2012/07/chocolate-zucchini-bread.html

I also give some tips here how to incorporate real foods into breakfast. http://simplymadehome.blogspot.com/2012/07/make-move-monday-rethinking-breakfast.html

Here's a kitchen tip and it's my very first vlog :)
http://www.idreamofclean.net/2012/06/28/clean-your-kitchen-in-5-minutes-or-less-video/

Love my fitness pal! What is your username? Can you add me, my name is crunchymama4.

Hi Tammy,

I just wanted to let you know I put up a post about how we make our grilled hamburgers, what kind of meat, etc. for Kitchen Tip Tuesday tomorrow, if you are having it.

Thanks!
Bobi

here is the link:

http://westernwarmth.blogspot.com/2012/07/our-favorite-grilled-hamburgers.html

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