Can't find the original post, so reposting for the newbies!
This is our favorite broc salad. :)
It's simply delicious!
Bodacious Broccoli Salad
Make at least 2 hours in advance to allow flavors to meld.
8 slices bacon
2 heads fresh broccoli, chopped
1-1/2 cups sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
1/2 large red onion, chopped
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons white sugar
2 teaspoons ground black pepper
1 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup mayonnaise
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1 Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, and crumble.
2 In a large bowl, combine broccoli, cheese, bacon and onion.
Prepare the dressing in a small bowl by whisking together the red wine
vinegar, sugar, pepper, salt, mayonnaise and lemon juice. Combine
dressing with salad. Cover, and
refrigerate until ready to serve.