Apple, onion and bacon flavor this crunchy salad from Roberta Ashcraft of Twin Falls, Idaho. "After eating a similar salad at a restaurant, I concocted my own version," Roberta relates. "The dressing gets its zip from chili powder and hot pepper sauce."
In the summer, I don't like to prepare or eat large meals, so I often make salads. I'm always on the outlook for new and interesting recipes, and this one is a winner that I like to make for company.
Victoria, British Columbia
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
A small-quantity salad can still be special, as this recipe proves. "I like the crisp apple, crunchy celery and chewy dried cranberries in a delightful dressing," says DeLoris Nance from Auburn, Washington.
For a change of pace, I toss together this crisp, colorful dish in place of an ordinary green salad. Folks have commented on the interesting mix of crunchy nuts, apples and veggies and the tangy honey-yogurt dressing.
Meet the Cook: All my favorite recipes are quick, simple and tasty. I came across this salad while looking for something to make with honey. Substituting several of the ingredients, I served it to my husband and two teenage daughters. It was a hit!
-Mary Lou Hawkins, Brook Park, Ohio