My wife has never been a big fan of fennel, but it's always been a favorite of mine. I was able to successfully sneak it into this salad, and ever since she has given me the green light on dishes with fennel. If you can't find preserved lemon, simply omit it from the recipe. — Jason Purkey, Ocean City, Maryland
This elegant salad is perfect beside a centerpiece turkey or lamb. With the crunch of walnuts, sweetness of cinnamon and fresh-picked goodness of apples, it will become a holiday staple.—Lynn Silva, San Diego, CA
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.
At home in Salem, Oregon, Christine Vaught packs her chunky and nutritious salad with crunchy apple and celery, dried cranberries, blue cheese and almonds for a wonderful blend of tastes and textures.
Using fat-free instead of regular mayonnaise in this chicken salad slashes nearly 30 g fat per serving! That makes room in the recipe for tasty bacon, blue cheese and almonds.
Beverly Little of Marietta, Georgia sent in this delightfully refreshing salad. With only six ingredients, it's simple to assemble and quick to serve. A creamy dressy coasts the crunchy apples, celery and chewy dates.
Kiddos beg for second helpings of this fun and flavorful salad. Adults love it, too. It's great for cooking with kids because the ingredient list is simple and it comes together easily! —Terri Merritts, Nashville, Tennessee
Fruit, celery, nuts and cheese make a merry medley in this tangy twist on traditional Waldorf salad, says St. Louis, Missouri cook Valerie Belley. And because it's sized for a pair, there are no leftovers to worry about.
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