Little Bottles of Natural Goodness 

Italian Pasta Salad

Posted on July 21, 2017 by Bickford Flavors

Featuring Bickford Garlic Flavor, this bright and delicious pasta salad is a crowd pleaser and can be made in advance to make a gathering that much more enjoyable!


For Dressing:
  • ¾ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 TBSP Bickford Garlic Flavor
  • 2 tsp TBSP Italian Seasoning
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 3 TBSP grated Parmesan cheese (optional)

For Salad:

  • 1 (16 oz) package rotini or penne pasta
  • 1 package grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 1 large cucumber, cut lengthwise twice then sliced
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 cup black olives, pitted and sliced



  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions
  2. Add all ingredients except dressing to a serving bowl and toss to combine.
  3. Add dressing ingredients to a shaker jar or cruet and mix.
  4. If serving immediately, add dressing and toss to coat. If serving later, add dressing just before serving.


Photo by jeffreyw - Mmm... Pasta salad with olives and caper berriesUploaded by Fæ, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=23120515




Continue reading →

Pear Salad with Black Raspberry Creamy Dressing Recipe

Posted on February 25, 2014 by Bickford Flavors


  • ¾ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup seedless black raspberry preserves
  • 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • ½ tsp Dijon mustard
  • 4 firm, ripe pears
  • 2 tbsp Bickford Lemon Flavor
  • 6-8 cups fresh salad greens
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • ½ cup fresh raspberries
  • 1 tsp Bickford Raspberry Flavor


Whisk together sour cream, raspberry preserves, wine vinegar, Bickford raspberry flavor and mustard. Set dressing aside.

Peel, core and quarter pears, then brush with Bickford Lemon Flavor. Arrange greens on 4 plates. Arrange pear quarters over lettuce. Drizzle with dressing and sprinkle with cheese, bacon and raspberries.

Drizzle Bickford Raspberry Flavor over pears

Continue reading →

Scroll to top