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Italian Bread Salad with Olives

This quick and flavorful bread salad always gets rave reviews from my friends and family. This panzanella-style dish is a timesaver during the holidays, as it can be made ahead. Just keep the bread cubes separate and add them right before serving. —Angela Spengler, Niceville, Florida

Grandma’s Gelatin Fruit Salad

2 reviews

Whenever I invite my big family for dinner, my grandchildren request this favorite fruit salad. My sons have always liked...


Mom’s Chopped Coleslaw

9 reviews

For Friday dinners, my mother made coleslaw to go with our fish. It’s still a family tradition, and the tangy...


Minted Beet Salad

We have neighbors who share vegetables from their garden, and every year my husband and I look forward to their...


Classic Macaroni Salad

33 reviews

This classic macaroni salad recipe is a refreshingly light take on an all-time favorite. It's perfect for a fast weeknight...

Contest-Winning Old-Fashioned Potato Salad

37 reviews

We live at the edge of Pennsylvania Dutch Country, where there are lots of small farms. Country markets are plentiful...


Summer Orzo

2 reviews

I’m always looking for fun ways to use the fresh veggies that come in my Community Supported Agriculture box, and...

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Cool Beans Salad

69 reviews

This protein-filled dish could be served as a colorful side dish or a meatless main entree. When you make it,...


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Dill Pickle Potato Salad

21 reviews

This creamy dill pickle potato salad makes a flavorful and attractive addition to a Fourth of July picnic or church...


Summer Macaroni Salad

24 reviews

When we grill, my mother asks me to make this summer pasta salad. To make it extra creamy, I like...


Grilled Mango & Avocado Salad

A big hit with my family, this light salad is so easy to make! The healthy option of mango and...

Minted Fruit Salad

1 review

Filled with the season’s best, freshest fruit, this salad shouts summer. The hint of mint adds a refreshing note to...