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Potato Salad for One

Potato Salad for One

Potato Salad for One

When I became a widower, I took to heart the challenge of learning to cook just for myself. I now have a growing collection of wonderful single-serving recipes. This potato salad is delicious and a snap to prepare for even the newest cook.—Ray Klinge, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Quick Turkey Salad

Quick Turkey Salad

Quick Turkey Salad

“This is such a great salad,” says Mina De Kraker in Schaumburg, Illinois. “It's elegant enough for special occasions but couldn't be easier or quicker to make.” Soy sauce, ginger and a dash of curry add wonderful flavor!

Red Cabbage Apple Slaw

Red Cabbage Apple Slaw

Red Cabbage Apple Slaw

A pleasant yogurt and mayonnaise dressing, seasoned with celery seed, coats this colorful cabbage and apple concoction from field editor Dorothy Pritchett of Wills Point, Texas. "This tasty twist on coleslaw will perk up any meal," she assures.
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Salmon Fillets on Greens

Salmon Fillets on Greens

Salmon Fillets on Greens

These lightly seasoned salmon fillets are surrounded by fresh veggies and crunchy noodles, then drizzled with a homemade dill dressing. Bernadette Bennett of Waco, Texas shared the recipe.

Savory Pork Salad

Savory Pork Salad

Savory Pork Salad

Our Test Kitchen makes an easy-going meal in a bowl by tossing together healthful veggies, pork tenderloin, fresh herbs and spices with a warm soy dressing.

Spinach Salad with Curry Dressing

Spinach Salad with Curry Dressing

Spinach Salad with Curry Dressing

This lively salad is packed with brain boosters! Straight from our Test Kitchen, the spinach leaves and colorful fruits are topped with crunchy pecans and a curry dressing.

Spinach Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing

Spinach Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing

Spinach Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing

After having a salad like this at a restaurant years ago, I came up with this recipe. It is especially good when the spinach comes right from the garden to the table.

Tangy Floret Salad

Tangy Floret Salad

Tangy Floret Salad

ONE OF my favorite and most-used recipes, this salad is easy to prepare for two or 20! I often improvise with other fresh ingredients such as carrots, onions, celery, parsley and even crunchy water chestnuts. Around our house, this recipe is known as "Jenny's Salad" in honor of our daughter-in-law, who introduced it to us. -Sally Frizzell, New London, Ohio

Turkey Spinach Salad with Maple Dressing

Turkey Spinach Salad with Maple Dressing

Turkey Spinach Salad with Maple Dressing

"My husband and I love to hike in New England," writes Jessica Gerschitz of Jericho, New York. "The maple syrup in Vermont is wonderful, and we always bring some home to extend the vacation spirit. This recipe I created reminds us of those lovely days."

Waldorf Lentil Salad

Waldorf Lentil Salad

Waldorf Lentil Salad

Here's a delicious way to get fiber-rich lentils into your diet. "This salad includes something I discovered years ago: a touch of ground cloves," notes Lily Julow of Lawrenceville, Georgia. "It does amazing things for lentils!"

Chicken Slaw

Chicken Slaw

Chicken Slaw

Try this fun twist on chicken salad using fuss-free coleslaw mix. Hilda Anger in Valparaiso, Florida writes, “This crunchy, creamy recipe from my mother is delicious with leftover or canned chicken, tuna or even salmon.”
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