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Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad

I took this dish to the neighborhood block party on a whim. I had leftover chicken from the day before and I didn’t want it to go to waste so I made this salad. It was a huge hit. The salad was gone in about 20 minutes. I had about 15 different people ask for the recipe that night and …

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Amish Potato Salad

I love potato salad. I don’t think I’ve ever passed up a potato salad recipe in my life. And I usually love all potato salads I try for various reasons. I loved this salad too even though I felt it was loaded with egg, which for those that know me I HATE eggs with a passion. I will make this …

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Gourmet Green Salad with Homemade Red Wine Vinaigrette

I love salad. I love salad even more when its served with a homemade dressing. This recipe takes two items I love and combines them well. This salad recipe is also easily adapted to ingredients you have on hand so don’t think you can’t make this just because you don’t have all the ingredients listed. This came from one of …

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Vegetable Pasta Salad

This dish turned out to be a huge hit with everyone in the family. It was simple and easy and will be perfect during the summer with farm fresh vegetables. The recipe called for napa cabbage and a purple cabbage and I didn’t have either on hand so I used a bag of coleslaw mix that had been sitting in …

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Sweet Pork Barbacoa Salad

Here is the final result of all the previous recipes. It was a huge hit at the birthday party and something I’d make again for a family get together. Now to make the salad place the following things on the plate in order listed:1. Large Flour TortillasUse homemade or buy the uncooked ones and cook them on a griddle. Sprinkle …

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Dilled Chicken Salad

This was a hit with everyone in the house. The flavors blended together nicely and it was fairly quick to make. Great for using up leftover rotisserie chicken or other chicken in the house. This salad makes a quite a bit of food. If your a small family, don’t eat big portions, or don’t like eating leftovers for days on …

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Thai Beef Salad

Don loves this salad and given his years spent in Thailand loves Thai food. Me, I’ve sampled it a few times but I haven’t really eaten it. I decided to give it a try and although Don had his doubts over my ability to make this dish it turned out pretty dang close to an original. Honestly you can make …

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Macadamia Coconut Crusted Chicken with Mango Jicama Salad

Finally, a recipe that isn’t a baked good! I’ve been playing around with this salad for a couple of weeks and am pretty happy with this version. My favorite way to serve this is to toss baby salad greens with a little dressing, mound the mango mixture of top of that and finally place the sliced chicken over the very …

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Raspberry Poppy Seed Salad Dressing

This is one of our favorite salad dressings. I like to use it on a salad that includes baby romaine, goat cheese crumbles, fresh strawberries or raspberries, and sugared almonds. You can reduce the amount of oil in the dressing to about 1/4 cup and it is still good, although a bit more intense. 1 cup frozen raspberries, defrosted1/3 cup …

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Apple Pecan Salad With Cinnamon Bread Croutons

This is the perfect fall salad. Scott told me that if he ordered this in a restaurant he would feel sorry for anyone who didn’t because he wouldn’t share. Next time I am going to spray the cinnamon bread cubes with cooking spray and toast them in the oven instead of sauteing them in the pan. 3 tablespoons unsalted butter …

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