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Salads for Two

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Wine Dressing for Fruit

Wine Dressing for Fruit

Wine Dressing for Fruit

A simple bowl of fruit drizzled with this delightful wine dressing from Donna Warner in Tavares, Florida could easily double as an elegantly simple, light dessert.

Primo Pasta Salad

Primo Pasta Salad

Primo Pasta Salad

Teresa McGhee of Luttrell, Tennessee shares this delightful pasta salad tossed with a blend of Italian and ranch dressings. "I was making a simple pasta salad and decided to try something a little different," Teresa notes. "It tasted so good that I've been making it this way for a couple of years now."
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Poppy Seed Chicken Salad

Poppy Seed Chicken Salad

Poppy Seed Chicken Salad

This attractive, chilled salad captures the lively flavor of the season in a snap. Renee Glowe of Clayton, Wisconsin combines tangy cranberries with pasta and toasted almonds for a standout dish.

Main-Dish Shrimp Salad

Main-Dish Shrimp Salad

Main-Dish Shrimp Salad

Susan Pursell of Garden Grove, California created this refreshing layered salad full of tangy bite-size shrimp, juicy tomatoes and crisp greens.

Rice Salad in Tomato Cups

Rice Salad in Tomato Cups

Rice Salad in Tomato Cups

I created this recipe for a contest a long time ago. With an abundance of tomatoes in our garden each year, I had to come up with something new. I serve this as a side dish or lively lunch.

Pickle Asparagus Salad

Pickle Asparagus Salad

Pickle Asparagus Salad

Asparagus is our favorite vegetable, so when it's in season, I try every possible way to prepare it. This attractive salad appears on our table often. Pickle juice gives the dressing a distinctive flavor. -Peggy Davies, Canon City, Colorado

Warm Potato Salad

Warm Potato Salad

Warm Potato Salad

Because it's so easy to make and includes basic ingredients I usually have on hand, this salad is one I prepare often to serve two. But if I need more servings, it can be doubled or tripled. -Donna Mundt, Watertown, Wisconsin

Hot German Noodle Salad

Hot German Noodle Salad

Hot German Noodle Salad

Onion, herbs and bacon in a sweet-and-sour sauce make these noodles a delicious and distinctive accompaniment to any meat entree. -Roxie Wilcox, Bellville, Texas

Simple Honey Mustard Salad Dressing

Simple Honey Mustard Salad Dressing

Simple Honey Mustard Salad Dressing

From the first time I tasted this salad dressing, it has been a favorite at our house, served almost exclusively. It's quick to prepare, and it's easily made "light" by using fat-free or light mayo. -Patty Brewer, Kansas City, Missouri

Minted Pears

Minted Pears

Minted Pears

My grandmother would use food coloring to make red and green pears only at Christmastime, and I enjoy carrying on her tradition. When I prepare this for a salad, I fill the centers with fresh fruit, fruit cocktail or cottage cheese. As a dessert, there are more options...a dab of whipping cream with a cherry on top, a drizzle of chocolate on top of the whipped cream or a scoop of sherbet in a contrasting color. -Mary Selner, Green Bay, Wisconsin
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