Whenever Luci Knepper of Salem, Ohio takes this colorful salad to a ladies luncheon, she gets compliments. "Even my son loves this...and he doesn't care for either cheese or sour cream. The apples add interest and a little crunch...and you can easily substitute cooked chicken for the turkey," she suggests.
Looking for a fun variation on a traditional Waldorf salad? Try this simple version shared by Mary Patterson of Bethel, Connecticut. A colorful combination of apples and grapes is dressed in fruity yogurt and sprinkled with toasted sesame seeds.
Chopped apple, celery and green pepper add extra crunch to this crisp cabbage salad shared by Ann Main of Moorefield, Ontario. The lemony homemade dressing has plenty of celery seed and a hint of honey.
I CREATED this recipe when my children were small and fussed about eating fruits and vegetables. The slightly sweet dressing makes it a hit.
This salad was part of our Friday meal when I served fried fish and boiled potatoes. My grown children call this "Mom's Salad".
-M.J. Zimmerman, Altoona, Pennsylvania
Guests say this salad is crisp, delicious, different and surprising! That's because of the unusual combination of ingredients, including sauerkraut, apple, onion and dill pickles. See if you agree.
-Debbie Terenzini, Lusby, Maryland
A friend gave us this refreshing recipe, which immediately became a family favorite, especially with my mother and mother-in-law. For many meals, I'll prepare this crisp, colorful dish in place of an ordinary green salad.
-Sharon Bielmyer, Holtwood, Pennsylvania
This cool, refreshing salad with crunchy nuts and apples makes me think of my mother and Thanksgiving. Mom prepared it each year for that holiday since apples were plentiful. She served it in a beautiful cut-glass bowl that belonged to my grandmother.
-Jeannette Mack, Rushville, New York
Chopped apple adds fruity sweetness, color and crunch to the tangy cabbage in this flavorful slaw. It's a refreshing side dish anytime of the year. Mom stored apples and cabbage in the root cellar, so she fixed this dish frequently to feed our big family.
Diane Molberg of Emerald Park, Saskatchewan tosses together sweet raisins, bright carrots and crunchy apple chunks to create this fresh-tasting side dish. "This creamy salad is a breeze to prepare and a nice accompaniment to any meal," she relates.