|05-20-2008, 08:23 AM||#16|
EVERYONE has the God given right to a vacation here
I did have to go there
And the end reward is my in laws
Join Date: Mar 2008
Aio, quantitas magna frumentorum est ......
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|05-20-2008, 08:28 AM||#17|
Join Date: Nov 2006
This one get rave reviews every time I make it and everyone wants the recipe:
(1) Head of Romaine Lettuce, torn into pieces
(1) Cup Dried Cranberries
(1/2) Cup Shredded Swiss Cheese
(1) Cup Cashews
Core and cube apple and pear (I put lemon juice on them to keep them from turning brown). Mix all ingredients together.
1/3 cup white vinegar
2/3 cup canola oil (or other light oil)
1/2 cup sugar
2 tbsp. lemon juice
½ tsp. salt
2 tsp. minced onion (optional)
2-3 tsp. poppyseed
|05-20-2008, 12:22 PM||#19|
Join Date: Jul 2000
Below are two family favorites. Everybody loves them.
1 head Lettuce, washed, dried and torn into pieces
1 large onion chopped finely
1 pound bacon cooked, drained, broken into pieces
1 head cauliflower, cut into bite sized pieces
2 cups mayonnaise (can be reduced fat)
3/4 cup Parmesan cheese
salt and pepper to taste
Prepare the night before serving. Prepare lettuce, onion, bacon, and cauliflower as instructed above. Mix Mayonnaise, parmesan cheese, salt and pepper together. Arrange the lettuce, bacon, cauliflower and onions in layers. Pour mayonnaise and cheese dressing over the last layer. Cover tightly and refrigerate overnight. DO NOT PEEK. Uncover before serving and toss.
Cocoa Cola Salad
2 sm. box black cherry Jello
1 lg. can pineapple tidbits
1 lg. can black pitted cherries
2 (10 oz.) cans Coke
1 c. pecans chopped
1 lg. pkg. cream cheese
Drain juices from pineapple and cherries and bring to a boil.(add water to equal 2 cups if needed) Add Jello and dissolve, add coke,pecans,fruit and add cream cheese. I pinch off little bits of the cream cheese and dot throughout the pan. This will go into a 13 x 9 inch pan. Congeal
The cocoa salad is also good made with lime jello, ginger ale, pineapple and mandarin oranges.
|05-20-2008, 12:34 PM||#20|
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Dayton, Ohio
These ;ook so good - thanks - I'll do the Ramen one for my daughter's b-day party this Sat - went and got the rice vinegar today - thank you so much!
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|05-20-2008, 03:33 PM||#21|
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: South of Boston
Here is one that is easy & yummy
1 box rotini
handful or more of fresh green beans
Kens Italian marinade/dressing
5-6 slices Salami (or more if you like)
5-6 slices of provolone cheese (or more if you like)
Cook Rotini according to directions, drain & cool
cut up tomatoes, cucumber & green beans into small bite sizes
roll up Salami & Provolone together and slice into small circles
Toss everything together add the Feta & pour on the dressing (to your liking) and Toss again
Me 34 DH DD12 DS10 DD7 DS4 DS1
March 97-All Star's Me & DH before married
October 07-Ten years & 5 Kids later-Offsite
Can't wait to go back again, hopefully won't have to wait another 10 years!
|05-20-2008, 04:10 PM||#22|
Join Date: Mar 2000
Location: New York
Tortellini Caesar Salad
1 package (9oz) frozen cheese tortellini, cooked & drained
1/2 cup mayo
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup plus 1/3 cup shredded parmesan cheese, divided
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 garlic cloves, minced
8 cups torn romaine
1 cup seasoned croutons
halved cherry tomatoes, optional
In a small bowl combine mayo, milk, 1/4 cup parm cheese, lemon juice & garlic; mix well. Place Romaine in a large bowl. Top with tortellini and remaining 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese. Just before serving, drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Top with croutons and tomatoes, if desired. 10 servings
I love this salad and at times to make it super simple I'll buy bagged lettuce and bottled ceasar dressing and put it all together.
Overnight Pimiento Potato Salad
2 pounds small red potatoes (about 12), cooked
4 green onions, thinly sliced
3 celery ribs, thinly sliced
1 jar (2 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
1 bottle (8 ounces) Italian salad dressing
Cut potatoes into 1/4 in. slices. In an ungreased 13 x 9 dish, layer half of the potatoes, onions, celery and pimientos. Repeat layers. Pour dressing over all. Cover & refrigerate overnight. Stir before serving. 12 servings.
Last edited by Nolcrest; 05-20-2008 at 04:26 PM. Reason: added recipe
|05-20-2008, 04:29 PM||#23|
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Castle Rock, Colorado
You may be salad out by now, but this one is always a big hit.....
Fresh tortellini (I like tri color) cooked and cooled. Mix with shrimp, peas, diced red onion. Mix with a dressing that's a fruit/herb combo. I have used orange/basil or lime/cilantro. If the dressings are fat free, I'll mix in a little olive oil to help keep the salad moist. Sometimes I'll throw in an additional ingredient like small brocolli florets or chopped red bell pepper.
It's a really pretty salad!
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|05-20-2008, 04:57 PM||#24|
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: eastern Shore of Virginia
"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind."
-- Dr. Seuss
|05-20-2008, 07:33 PM||#25|
Driving me nuts is a short trip!
The TF wishes you a Happy Birthday even if you do run like a duck!
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: north Shore of Massachusetts
This one always gets raves!!!
Kathys taco salad
brown 1 - 11/4 Hamburg
add pkg of Ortega Taco seasoning mix - add water as listed on pkg
LET COOL - otherwise heat will wilt lettuce
add meat to 1 head of lettuce torn
add 1 good size valdalia onion sliced thin
add 1/2 cp of doritos chips (your favorite flavor)
mix in Thousand Island dressing to taste
once in the bowl top with shredded mexican cheese and chopped tomatoes
|05-20-2008, 10:05 PM||#26|
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Chicago, IL
Sante Fe salad
Macaroni cooked, canned corn, canned black beans (drained), chopped red bell pepper, chopped green pepper, chopped onion, chopped celery. Mix together mayonaisse with taco seasoning and add. Salt & pepper to taste.
Can substitue mayo for ranch dressing.
|05-20-2008, 10:28 PM||#27|
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
I love the broccoli salad, I make it all the time during the summer. My recipe doesn't have raisins or sunflower seeds in it, although the last time I made it I added sliced almonds and matchstick cut carrots and loved it.
This isn't really a salad but more of a dip, but buffalo chicken dip is so good, tastes just like hot wings, without all the mess!
|05-21-2008, 07:17 AM||#28|
Join Date: Feb 2005
this is always a hit for us!
Cut up apples in to bite sized pieces (Grannay Smith or other tart appple)
Cut up Snickers bars into small pieces
Mix with Cool Whip to coat
The Cool Whip keeps the apples from browning and it tastes like a carmel nut covered apple!
Me - 44
DH - 45
DD - 11
DD - 7
|05-21-2008, 12:36 PM||#29|
Join Date: Aug 2007
Best Grape Salad
2 lbs green seedless grapes
2 lbs red seedless grapes
8 ounces sour cream
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract, to taste
1 cup brown sugar, packed, to taste
1 cup crushed pecan, to taste
Wash and stem grapes.
Mix sour cream, cream cheese, white sugar and vanilla by hand until blended.
Stir grapes into mixture, and pour in large serving bowl.
For topping: Combine brown sugar, and crushed pecans.
Sprinkle over top of grapes to cover completely.
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