Rinse leftover noodles or macaroni with cold water before putting them in the refrigerator. They won’t stick together, and the next time you use them, they’ll mix easily with other ingredients. —Mary F., West Chester, Ohio
“I usually make this the night before out of left-over chicken,” says Margie Dearth of Freemont, Wisconsin. The sweet pineapples complement the crisp celery, green beans and almonds in this flavorful, well-dressed salad.