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My black-eyed pea salad reminds me of a Southern cooking class my husband and I took while visiting Savannah, Georgia. People go nuts for it at picnics and potlucks. —Danielle Ulam, Hookstown, Pennsylvania
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Veggie Chopped Salad

Veggie Chopped Salad

Veggie Chopped Salad

My husband's aunt gave me this recipe back in the '80s, and it's been a staple at our house ever since. I like to make it a day ahead because some time in the fridge makes it even better. Be sure to save yourself some leftovers, too. —Madeline Etzkorn, Burien, Washington

Bow Tie & Spinach Salad

Bow Tie & Spinach Salad

Bow Tie & Spinach Salad

With pasta salad, it’s easy to change up ingredients. We like to add grilled chicken and pine nuts and sometimes change the chickpeas to black beans. —Julie Kirkpatrick, Billings, Montana

Cool & Crunchy Chicken Salad

Cool & Crunchy Chicken Salad

Cool & Crunchy Chicken Salad

When the weather sizzles, get your chill on with a cool chicken salad. Mine uses grapes, pecans and celery for that signature crunch. —Sarah Smiley, Bangor, Maine

More Salads

Spinach Mushroom Salad

Spinach Mushroom Salad

Spinach Mushroom Salad

It takes only minutes to put together this salad's tangy dressing. Lynn Larkin's vinaigrette of basil, oregano and sage complements the crisp spinach and fresh mushrooms she serves at her Sterling Heights, Michigan home.

Fiesta Corn Salad

Fiesta Corn Salad

Fiesta Corn Salad

We first had this salad at our daughter's home in California. It's wonderful with a meat-and-potatoes dinner, or served for lunch with chunks of French bread.

Spinach Almond Salad

Spinach Almond Salad

Spinach Almond Salad

“I’m asked for the recipe every time I serve this salad. It’s just lovely.” —Jennie Richards, Riverton, Utah
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Mint-Cream Fruit Topping

Mint-Cream Fruit Topping

Mint-Cream Fruit Topping

For a different spin on a typical fruit salad, try this creamy mint sauce from Diane Hixon of Niceville, Florida. It’s delicious dolloped on orange slices and other fresh fruit. TIP: “In summer, it’s very refreshing served over melon, strawberries and red and green grapes,” Diane notes.

Walnut Green Bean Salad

Walnut Green Bean Salad

Walnut Green Bean Salad

Sauteed green beans, hunks of blue cheese and toasted nuts make this an extremely decadent salad. "I lightened up two recipes and combined them into this elegant specialty," writes Sarah Bartel from her home in Kewaunee, Wisconsin.

Colorful Quinoa Salad

Colorful Quinoa Salad

Colorful Quinoa Salad

My youngest daughter recently learned she has to avoid gluten, dairy and eggs, which gave me a new challenge in the kitchen. I put this dish together as a side we could all share. We love it for leftovers, too. —Catherine Turnbull, Burlington, Ontario

Low-Fat Italian Dressing

Low-Fat Italian Dressing

Low-Fat Italian Dressing

I found this recipe years ago and make it often. I prefer this homemade dressing to an store-bought variety.—Shonna Lee Leonard, Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia

Citrus Cabbage Slaw

Citrus Cabbage Slaw

Citrus Cabbage Slaw

A hint of mustard in the vinaigrette-style dressing sparks the flavor in this change-of-pace coleslaw. Fruit and cauliflower are unexpected surprises in the cabbage mixture, but the flavors blend beautifully.

Fresh Mushroom Spinach Salad

Fresh Mushroom Spinach Salad

Fresh Mushroom Spinach Salad

I'VE MADE this salad for my husband and me for years. I don't like cooked spinach, so I was looking for an alternative way to prepare this nutritious vegetable. This salad is especially delicious made with fresh spinach from the garden. -Patty Kile, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania.

Broccoli Orange Salad

Broccoli Orange Salad

Broccoli Orange Salad

Meet the Cook: Every time I take this sweet orangy salad to a potluck, I pass around the recipe, too. My husband and I have three children, ages 22, 18 and 10. He's a beef and poultry farmer, and I'm an elementary school teacher. -Cathy Lavers, Scotsburn, Nova Scotia

Broccoli Salad

Broccoli Salad

Broccoli Salad

Broccoli Salad comes from Jane Hale of Desert Hot Springs, California. "This is a great make-ahead salad," Jane notes. "Keep frozen broccoli in your freezer, and you'll always have the fixings for a quick, delicious salad when company drops in."

Veggie Barley Salad

Veggie Barley Salad

Veggie Barley Salad

"When I took this salad to a family potluck, it was such a hit! I often fix it with basil-flavored vinegar that I make each summer. The longer this chills, the tastier it gets." --Kathy Rairigh of Milford, Indiana

Strawberry, Cucumber & Honeydew Salad

Strawberry, Cucumber & Honeydew Salad

Strawberry, Cucumber & Honeydew Salad

Strawberries and cucumbers together—I just love this combination! We used to eat a lot of cucumbers growing up in upstate New York. We'd get them, along with strawberries and melons, from fruit and veggie stands to make this sweet and tangy salad. —Melissa Mccabe, Long Beach, California
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