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Salmon Sauce

by BnB Finder April 22nd, 2014 | Best BnB Bites, Recipes
Though there's nothing simpler or more delicious than fresh grilled salmon, in this version of it the sauce is really what makes the dish. It's rich, tasty -- and made entirely out of ingredients you probably already have on hand. Tips for grilling salmon follow, so you can whip this up for dinner any time. The recipe comes to us from the Iris Inn Bed & Breakfast in Waynesboro, Virginia. This modern facility is a great place to launch sightseeing trips to the area's many attractions, or just sit on your private deck and enjoy the mountain
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Asian Lettuce Wrap Sauce

by TT April 21st, 2014 | Recipes, Spreads & Sauces
Ever since I discovered lettuce wraps several years ago, I have been obsessed with them.  I don't have the biggest of appetites, so using lettuce as the delivery system for a meal has been fabulous.  Instead of being able to sample only one burrito or wrap, I can have a couple, especially if I don't overfill the lettuce wrap.

Of course, there is a downside to lettuce wraps.  They are
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Easy Homemade Gravy

by Jane Wangersky April 18th, 2014 | Recipes, Simple Solutions
As promised, after mashed potatoes comes the gravy. After all, you can’ t imagine them without it, and if you’re roasting a turkey, chicken, or chunk of beef for Easter, you’ll have some extra bits on hand that’ll make it all the better. But don’t worry, even if you’re not, you can still make your own gravy.

True, gravy started out as a way to make use of the drippings from roasted meat. And it’s also true that, as long as regular flour was the only option, the fat from the meat was needed to make the flour blend with
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Mashed Potatoes the Old-Fashioned Way

by Jane Wangersky April 17th, 2014 | Cooking Basics
Easter’s coming up, and so is an article on gravy, so I thought this might be a good week to talk about mashed potatoes. Not only do they fit perfectly into a traditional holiday dinner, not only do they cry out for gravy -- but they’re one of those foods that, in the past few decades, came close to getting replaced by an instant version. This leads people who’ve never made mashed potatoes from scratch to think it must be difficult, which it isn’t. It can be a lot of work, but it’s probably nothing you can’t handle.

First, you’ll
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Vegetarian Easter Recipes

by Editorial Team April 17th, 2014 | Special Interest Section
egg_white_quicheEaster and spring in general is all about fresh vegetables and new beginnings so don’t forget to celebrate veg in all its glory in between all the ham and chocolate eggs. If you are hosting a dinner party for friends or family this Easter, cater to vegetarian palettes in glorious style and try your hand at some of these tasty veggie dishes.


Casserole is a great veggie option at dinner this Easter since it has so much potential. You can create many tasty casserole combinations from delicious three-cheese bakes to zingy Mediterranean dishes. The mix of peppers, onions and spices
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