Browsing Category SALADS

German Cucumber Salad

Both sweet and sour, this cucumber salad is a favorite! My husband Bill requests this a lot! A great way to use up extra cucumbers from the garden! INGREDIENTS: 1 cup sour cream 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons white vinegar 1/2 teaspoon dill 1/2 cup onions, thinly sliced 3 or 4 cucumbers, peeled and sliced DIRECTIONS: 1. In a medium serving dish,…

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Easy Cranberry Applesauce Very Low Calorie Jell-O Mold

    “A refreshing, light, low calorie jell-O mold , very easy to make! NO waiting, no layering, just mix everything together! I love how the taste of the applesauce really comes through! It is so good! I make many fancy jell-O molds, but this one is so simple, so delicious, and a favorite of mine.  15 calories a serving! Great when you are dieting!…

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Strawberry Spinach Salad Dressing

“The popular Strawberry Spinach Salad recipe that made the rounds a few years ago is delicious!   It is fast becoming a classic. I am sure a lot of people have made it or tasted it already.  If not, give it a try!    It has an amazing sweet and sour dressing!   I loved this salad when it first came out.  Then I began to add…

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Bill’s Favorite Smooth Chicken Salad

     “I think the secret to my chicken salad recipe is to grate the chicken in a food processor while it is still warm so the chicken ends up really fine and soft, no chunks allowed!  Smooth is the texture of this chicken salad.  I added my husband Bill’s preference for lots of celery, onions, and parsley and that’s really all there is to it!  Again, here is another…

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Waldorf Salad

Waldorf Salad, that simple mixture of apples, raisins, walnuts, and celery, with a  slightly sweet, sour cream dressing has been a favorite for generations!  It originated at the famous Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York in 1893.   Waldorf Salad shouldn’t be swimming in a lot of dressing, and this recipe doesn’t do that.  I like the using different color apples and dark raisins for contrast.  It is…

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Cranberry Mousse Jello Mold Salad

 Cranberry Mousse Jello Mold Salad has been a favorite in our family for many years especially at Thanksgiving and Christmas. I found it in a magazine years ago so proper credit for the recipe goes to Helen Clement of Hemet, California. I only chose to reduce her nutmeg amount from 1/2 to 1/4 teaspoon , which gives it just a tiny hint of nutmeg, you may…

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Heirloom Ambrosia Salad

“This memorable old-fashioned, now heirloom ambrosia salad has made an appearance at every family BBQ for longer than I care to remember!  It is made with sour cream and not Cool Whip or yogurt like some recipes I’ve seen.  I love sour cream!  I could eat a spoonful right from the container!  It has just the right combination of fruit and it’s so easy to put together in just a few minutes. I…

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