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Chopped Garden Salad Recipe. Tasteofhome. Apple-Gorgonzola Endive Salad Recipe. Bacon-Tomato Salad Recipe. Kale Salad Recipe. Cucumber and Red Onion Salad Recipe. Cucumber and Red Onion Salad Recipe. Sour Cream Cucumbers Recipe. Balsamic Cucumber Salad Recipe. Tasteofhome. Tasteofhome. Tasteofhome. Tasteofhome. Tasteofhome. Tasteofhome. Tasteofhome. Creamy Cheddar Pasta Salad Recipe. Creamy Cheddar Pasta Salad with a simple dressing is a fantastic side dish for a summer BBQ! It’s versatile too – add in broccoli or any other veggies that you’d like! Pasta salad is like the ultimate summer side because it’s versatile with so many different options to change it up. While I love a classic macaroni salad like my recipe for Easy Macaroni Salad or my BBQ Macaroni Salad with smoky kielbasa sausage, I’ve discovered a new pasta salad that I like just as much… Creamy Cheddar Pasta Salad!

Wal-Mart sells a Broccoli Cheddar Pasta Salad that is pretty popular, so I used that as inspiration to come up with this recipe. The Wal-Mart version uses tricolor rotini and includes broccoli while my version uses regular rotini (although you can use any pasta that you’d like) and red bell pepper and celery in place of the broccoli. One of the most important elements to a good pasta salad is the dressing. Be sure to let the pasta salad chill in the fridge for about an hour before serving. Tasteofhome. Tasteofhome. Red Cabbage with Apple Recipe. Tasteofhome. Balsamic Green Bean Salad Recipe. Cool Cucumber Pasta Recipe. Southern Style Macaroni Salad. Nana's Southern Style Macaroni Salad is the best ever macaroni salad of all time.

It is creamy with the perfect crunch and a little tang. It is exactly what I think of whenever summer sides come to mind. This recipe is so easy you can whip it up in less than 30 minutes. I shared stories of my mom with you last week and her Southern Style Potato Salad recipe which is so precious to me. This week I am sharing another of her famous recipes. Her southern style macaroni salad was on our table at every summer gathering, right next to that potato salad.

I remember she had this huge milking pot from my great grandma's childhood farm that she used to serve it in. I have to tell y'all that your responses last week were overwhelming. Nana's Southern Style Macaroni Salad is so easy to make, you may find yourself preparing it every weekend. Enjoy! With love from our simple kitchen to yours. RECIPE AT THE BOTTOM Do you ❤ love ❤ TSRI? Southern Style Macaroni Salad Meanwhile: Dice onion and celery. Deviled Egg Pasta Salad Recipe, Egg Recipes, Whats Cooking America. Baking Corner | Regional Foods | Cooking Articles | Hints & Tips | Culinary Dictionary | Newspaper Columns More of Linda's wonderful Salad and Salad Dressing Recipes and more great Pasta Recipes. Deviled Egg Pasta Salad Recipe: Recipe Type: Salad and Salad Dressing, Pasta, Boiled Eggs Yields: 4 servings Prep time: 30 min Ingredients: 8 ounces elbow macaroni pasta* 4 hard-cooked eggs (3 chopped and 1 sliced) 3 sweet pickles, chopped (or to taste) 1/4 cup chopped piquante peppers, roasted red peppers, or pimiento peppers (your choice) 1/2 cup good-quality mayonnaise 1 tablespoon prepared mustard Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste Paprika * You may substitute other types of pasta if desired.

Preparation: Cook pasta according to package directions to al dente. In a large bowl, combine cooked pasta, 3 chopped hard-cooked eggs, sweet pickles, peppers, mayonnaise, and mustard; stir to combine. Place salad into a large serving bowl and garnish with remaining sliced hard-cooked egg. Healthy and Delicious Avocado Caprese Salad. Foodie Crush What could make a caprese salad better than it already is? Foodie Crush has the answer. Try adding some avocados and a sweet, homemade vinaigrette and you’ve got a salad that’s extra yummy. Here’s what you need: -2 cups fresh arugula -1/2 avocado, pitted and sliced -3 slices fresh mozzarella cheese -a few tomato slices (optional) -fresh basil leaves -1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil -1 1/2 tsp balsamic vinegar -generous pinch of sugar or dollop of honey -kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper And here’s how you put it together: Put avocado slices, arugula, tomatoes and mozzarella in a serving bowl.

Cucumber Dill Salad. BLT Macaroni Salad - Pizza Pasta Salad. Strawberry Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing Recipe. Aruba Ariba Cocktail Recipes, Caribbean Cocktail Recipes, Whats Cooking America. The signature drink on the Caribbean island of Aruba are the Aruba Ariba cocktails. On vacation several years ago, my daughter and her friends claimed this their favorite vacation cocktail and enjoyed many during their vacation.

My daughter watched and asked the bartenders many questions on how to mix this fruity rum drink to try to recreate at home. Back home, she was happy to find the recipe on the Visit Aruba website. In Aruba they use a splash of a liquor called Coecoei, which can only be purchased on the island of Aruba and cannot be purchased in the United States. This drink always brings back the happy memories of Aruba. Aruba Ariba Cocktail Recipe: Recipe Type: Beverage and Cocktail Cuisine: Caribbean Yields: 1 serving Prep time: 10 min Ingredients: Preparation: In a cocktail shaker, add vodka, rum, passion fruit syrup, crème de banana, orange juice, cranberry juice, pineapple juice and crushed ice; shake vigorously for 1 to 2 minutes. Pour into large cocktail glass. Makes 1 serving. Pasta Salad. Summer Pasta Salad Forget what you thought you knew about pasta salad! This prosciutto- and produce-packed version changes everything.

Broken lasagna noodles are a fun pasta choice, and add-ins such as olives and fresh mozzarella make this pasta salad something special. Italian Pesto Pasta Salad Crunchy pine nuts, peppery arugula, and zippy basil pesto give this Italian pasta salad its unique texture and flavor. The super simple recipe takes only 30 minutes and makes 10 to 12 servings. Summer Spaghetti Salad No elbows or rotini here -- we classed things up with spaghetti and veggie noodles for this pasta salad recipe.

American Macaroni Salad. Ingredients 2 cups dry elbow macaroni, cooked, rinsed, and drained ⅓ cup diced celery ¼ cup minced red onion, soaked in cold water for 5 minutes, drained 1 tablespoon minced flat-leaf parsley ½ cup diced vine-ripened tomato (optional) 1½ cups chopped or grated chedar cheese ½ cup prepared mayonnaise ¾ teaspoon dry mustard 1½ teaspoons sugar 1½ tablespoons cider vinegar 3 tablespoons sour cream ½ teaspoon kosher salt, plus more to taste Freshly ground black pepper Directions In a large bowl combine the macaroni, celery, onion, parsley and tomato, if using, and cheese.

In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, mustard, sugar, vinegar, sour cream and salt. Pour the dressing over the salad and stir to combine. Strawberry Banana Bread | The Cookin Chicks. We have a few versions of banana bread on our blog, but this one may go down as being my favorite. I love that is has both banana and strawberry in it. The strawberry is very subtle, but just enough to add a great flavor!!! Our local u-pick farm opens up for Strawberry season in a few weeks, and I am SO excited!!! Last year, I took the kids and we had a blast picking strawberries.

Ingredients: 2 cups all purpose flour1 tsp baking soda1/2 tsp salt1/2 cup unsalted butter3/4 cup sugar2 eggs3 ripe bananas, mashed1 1/2 cups strawberries, stems removed1/4 cup milk Directions: In a bowl, mix together flour, baking soda, and salt. Chicken Alfredo Roll-Ups. I made this a few months back and it didn’t quite turn out. But that was my fault because I didn’t listen to the recipe. We only gave it a rating of 2 stars but I knew this recipe had the potential of being great!

So this time around I made the homemade alfredo sauce and shredded my chicken instead of cubed it. That made it so much easier to roll-up. Rating: 2 4 stars Difficulty of Recipe: 4 stars Review: I was so glad that I gave this recipe another chance because it was awesome! Ingredients: 9 lasagna noodles2 ½ cups alfredo sauce (optional homemade recipe below)2 cups cooked, shredded chickenoreganogarlic salt3 cups shredded Mozzarella, or cheese of your choice The Best Garlic Alfredo Sauce: (Makes 2 1/2 cups) ½ cup butter2 ounces cream cheese2 cups heavy cream (or substitute half and half)2 teaspoon garlic powder½ tsp. fresh minced garlicsalt and freshly ground black pepper½ tsp dried oregano⅔ cup parmesan cheese 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Recipe Highly adapted from Artsy Fartsy Mama Related. Favorite Potato Salad Recipe, How To Make Potato Salad, Whats Cooking America. Baking Corner | Regional Foods | Cooking Articles | Hints & Tips | Culinary Dictionary | Newspaper Columns This is my family's favorite potato salad recipe. A family gathering would not be complete without this salad. I've tried many other potato salads, and as far as I am concerned, this is the best! This is one of those recipes that I have a hard time writing the exact amount of ingredients used. More of Linda's wonderful Salad and Salad Dressing Recipes and more great Potato Recipes. Don't forget to check out my Old-Fashioned 4th of July Picnic menu which includes this wonderful Potato Salad.

Potato Salad Recipe: Recipe Type: Salad, Potatoes, Eggs, Picnic Food Yields: 10 to 12 servings Prep time: 20 min Ingredients: * When shopping for potatoes, look for potatoes that are firm and smooth. ** Pimientos are roasted sweet red peppers that have been preserved in oil. *** Learn how to correctly cook Boiled Eggs. Preparation: Scrub potatoes. Remove from heat and drain. Makes 10 to 12 servings. Next Day Salad. I seem to be on a roll here with salads! Well, it is that time of the year I suppose and I sure hope that you can bear one more, because it's a good one.

We have a family owned market here on the Coast called Broome's Grocery. They've always been a favorite store for locals - I can remember when they were one of the very few stores to open shortly after Hurricane Katrina. There wasn't any electricity, but they opened to sell bread and snacks and whatever non-perishables they had left on the shelf. We were all standing in the line, hot, sweaty, wore out from the cleanup process and none of us having water to bathe for days already, so grateful to be able to pick up a few familiar things to eat after those first days.

They also do a lot of catering - from small events to big weddings - and one of the salads that they offer is called "Next Day Salad. " Layer the ingredients but don't mix it up too far in advance or the lettuce will begin to wilt and the dressing will get watery. The original frontier inn salad | ChinDeep. There use to be a restaurant in Wickenburg, AZ called The Frontier Inn owned by a man named Vic Comer.

He was famous for his smoked meats… and this amazing salad. We just love it with grilled steak or chicken! Yield: 8 servings 6 slices thick cut bacon 1 large cove garlic, minced 2 cups frozen peas, thawed and drained 1 small onion, chopped fine 1/2 cup celery, chopped fine 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese, cut into small pieces 3 large hard boiled eggs, chopped fine 1 teaspoon seasoned salt 1/2 cup real mayonnaise freshly ground black pepper Fry bacon until crispy, but not too crisp. You may enjoy these related posts: Mom's Macaroni Salad -Favorite Family Recipes. I am not typically a fan of macaroni salad.. unless it is my Mom’s.

I know the picture above shows this salad made with the little shells.. macaroni or shells, it all tastes the same. My family for some reason prefers shells to macaroni so that’s what we did. We would always have this at family picnics or trips to the lake. I feel like every time we had it, there were different mix-ins depending on what she had on hand. Prep time: Cook time: Total time: 1 pkg. (1 lb) pkg. macaroni (or shells) 1½ c. mayonnaise 2 Tbsp. mustard ¼ c. sour cream 2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar 2 Tbsp. sugar ½ tsp. kosher salt (or to taste) ground black pepper (to taste) 1 c. ham steak, cut into small cubes 1 c. cheddar cheese, cut into small cubes ⅔ c. frozen peas, thawed 2-3 carrots, shredded cucumber, peeled and diced dill pickles, chopped tomato, diced red bell pepper, diced celery, chopped Prepare macaroni to al dente according to package directions. Simple Summer Cucumber, Onion and Tomato Salad. There is seriously nothing to this salad really, but with fresh tomatoes and cukes startin' to come in, it is definitely worth a quick mention.

In fact, with this heat here lately salads are perfect for lunch, or even a light dinner when it's just too hot to think about food, but I get bored with just plain old garden salads. So, I've posted some of my favorite salads that utilize some of those fresh tomatoes and cucumbers that you'll be harvesting soon. Be sure to check my other simple summer salads - a well-loved Fire 'n Ice Summer Salad, the tangy Spicy, Sweet and Sour Cucumber Salad, Sour Cream & Onion Salad, and it's plain vinegar variation, and Creamed Cucumber and Onions with Mayo are just a few of my other favorites - each just a bit different from the other. I hope that you enjoy them along with my full collection of salads from coleslaw to pasta salad to potato salads. I made this salad the other night and it was so good.

Here's how to make it. ☛ Are you on Facebook? Creamy Summer Pasta Salad. Light and slightly tangy pasta salad, with just enough creamy dressing to coat the noodles and vegetables, this is one heck of an awesome pasta salad. Perfect on it's own for a light meal or as a side dish for all the summer potlucks and barbecues. This is better than any deli salad you can buy at the store!

Last weekend, I visited my aunt and uncle and was lucky enough to arrive around dinnertime. My aunt is a fabulous cook, so I tend to time it that way, you know, accidentally on purpose? Her pasta salad was so simple, and so delicious, I had to make it for my family as soon as I got back home. Thanks once more for the inspiration, Aunt Judy!

(If you haven't already tried them, my aunt's shortbread-style Almond Bars are one of the most requested recipes on the blog.) Creamy Summer Pasta Salad Yield: 6 servings(printable recipe) Cook the pasta according to the directions on the package, adding a generous tablespoon or so of kosher salt to the water as it cooks. Creamy Cucumber Salad. Broccoli Cauliflower Salad. Apple, Bacon & Pecan Salad with Garlic Balsamic Dressing. Broccoli Cauliflower Salad. Avocado, Chicken & Walnut Salad. Sweet Little Bluebird: Tried & True ~ Sonoma Chicken Salad Recipe. Tortellini Broccoli Salad - From Valerie's Kitchen. Buffalo Chicken Dip. Tupperware Taco Salad Recipe – Oklahoma's Coupon Queen.

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Ambrosia Salad. Classic Memphis-Style Coleslaw. Sour Cream Cucumber and Onion Salad. Cucumber and Onion Salad. Marinated Corn Salad. Snickers Caramel Apple Salad. Fresh Corn, Tomato and Mozzarella Salad. Coleslaw Recipe. Creamy Summer Pasta Salad. Southwest Chicken Chop Salad. Sausage Veggie Pasta Salad - 365 Days of Baking & More. Vegetable chicken bulgur salad recipe. Classic Memphis-Style Coleslaw. Dragon Fruit Salad Recipe. Next Day Salad. No Bake TWIX Caramel Apple Salad Recipe - Simple Summer Cucumber, Onion and Tomato Salad. Grape Salad.