Lazy Quesadillas

Quesadillas from the microwave …

“Lazy or efficient?  It’s all in the eye of the beholder.”
~ So Says Sunny

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Lazy Shrimp Veggie Ramen

Ramen noodles are a classic lazy meal … but they’re not very good for you.  So, adapt that old college stand-by for your busy adult life!

If you have the time and skills to make plain-old ramen, you can make Shrimp Veggie Ramen … a healthier, more respectable lazy meal.

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Summer Salad / Pasta Primavera

Through a lifetime of potluck dinners I’ve found that most folks fall into warring camps when it comes to pasta salad (and potato salad):

  • There’s the Mayo versus Mustard factions …
  • and the Sweet versus Dill Relish factions.

I like to mix things up a bit by throwing them all into my Summer Salad / Pasta Primavera recipe.  It’s an unusual combination that has won over many former partisans.

When first prepared, the dish is hot so I call it Pasta Primavera.  Once chilled, it’s Summer Salad.  Although the ingredients are identical, the two dishes take on very different characters due to the way temperature affects flavors and the texture.  Either way, it tastes great.

And, best of all, it keeps well in the fridge so I can make a huge batch for a week of cool summertime lunches (or warm dinners).

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