Friday, May 18, 2007
Favorite Ingredients Friday- Memorial Day Edition

Good Friday! It's time for a special Favorite Ingredients Friday: Memorial Day Edition recipe exchange! Please share your favorite foods/beverages that you'd take to the beach or lake, or some snack foods that you could take in your car as you travel to your vacation spot.

Now, since I failed to post a reminder earlier this week, if you have a different kind of recipe and didn't use my Memorial Day image, that's okay. Go ahead and post what you've got! Sorry, it's been a busy week.

My recipe is something I found on It was originally submitted by Patty H. and it's delicious! I make it the day before a picnic.

Patty’s Pasta Salad


  • 1 1/2 pounds seashell pasta
  • 1 (6 ounce) can pitted black olives, chopped
  • 2 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 4 ounces sliced pepperoni sausage, each slice cut in half
  • 1/2 cup chopped green olives
  • 3 bunches green onions, chopped
  • 2 cups chopped ham
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 (16 ounce) bottle zesty Italian dressing

  • Preparation

  • In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta until al dente, rinse under cold water and drain.
  • In a large bowl, combine the pasta, black olives, tomatoes, pepperoni, green olives, green onions, and ham or turkey.
  • Before serving, add shredded mozzarella
    and dressing.
  • Toss well and serve.

  • Now, I look forward to seeing your Favorite Ingredients Friday Memorial Day recipes! Remember, I may not be able to visit all of your recipes today until but fear not, I will stop by to visit your recipe as soon as I can!

    Don't forget to link your specific recipe post link on Mr. Linky so I can see what's cooking at your house!

    Oh, and be sure to put the title of your recipe in parenthesis! It makes it so much quicker for me to go back and search for recipes as I build my weekly menu.

    My previous Favorite Ingredients Friday recipes

    poached sea bass
    baked French toast
    garlic shrimp
    grilled veggie sandwich
    Cupid Cups
    Easter Edition- crispy marshmallow eggs
    boneless pork ribs
    Grandma's deviled eggs
    tropical fruit salad
    Killarney Cream Scones
    Chocolate Fudge Cookies
    Broiled Tilapia Parmesan
    Scalloped Corn
    Molten Chocolate Cake
    Super Skins
    7 Layer Mexican Dip
    Garlic Linguine
    Pizza Bake
    Grilled Honey Corn
    Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake
    Strawberry & Cream Cheese Fudge Brownies
    Roly-Poly Santa cookies
    Cole's chili
    Grandma's Sponge Cake
    Parmesan Bow-Tie Skillet
    Scalloped Potatoes
    Chocolate Crepes
    Chocolate Cream Pie
    Chocolate Chip Banana Bread
    Caramel Brownies
    Peach Banana Daiquiri

    Thanks so much for your participation. I do appreciate it!

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    6:02 AM

    At 3:59 AM, Blogger By the grace of God ... said...

    Looking forward to great recipes this Friday!! Thanks for hosting.

    At 4:40 AM, Blogger Carey said...

    This recipe looks yummy. My hubby would really like this one. Thanks for sharing. Happy Friday.

    At 4:57 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Thanks for hosting! Your recipe looks great!

    At 5:01 AM, Blogger ChupieandJ'smama said...

    I almost used that recipe too! It's one of my favorites. So yummy!

    At 6:18 AM, Blogger Jessica said...

    Sounds yummy! Thanks for sharing!

    At 7:24 AM, Blogger Michelle said...

    oh Joe would really enjoy this salad - especially because of the olives!

    At 8:17 AM, Blogger annie said...

    Looks delicious!
    I love pasta salad so I'll definately be trying this one.
    Thanks for being the hostess with the mostess :o)

    At 9:07 AM, Blogger Joyful Days said...

    As always, you're wonderful for hosting this!

    Have a great weekend!

    At 11:25 AM, Blogger Kathleen Marie said...

    This sounds green olives and tomatoes in anything! Hugs!

    At 3:20 PM, Blogger HeatherM said...

    Okay, I know I didn't participate with your logo and everything, but I found your blog, and thought my post from Wednesday would fit in with these recipes! I promise, I'll do it right next time I participate ;-) -Multiple Hats

    At 7:17 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Yum. I would like to have that for lunch today!

    At 6:48 PM, Blogger Jen said...

    I missed this one I'm so sorry. The recipes sound wonderful....


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