We have a small restaurant here in our area that serves less than superb food at extravagant prices. Yet they have a salad dressing there that is good enough to serve at a 5 star Fine Dining place. I have finally developed a copy cat of this dressing that is pretty close to what they have. Make this a day ahead and whisk it up again prior to serving. This makes 3 pints; I keep two and give one away to one of my friends. The two pints never lasts that long around here...so you may find that you will want to keep all three.
When I arrived in Iceland, this was my DH’s 1st food request & I went thru a lot of RZ cucumber salad recipes to be sure it wasn’t a duplicate. Siggi & my sister named this because it was original w/me & because of my twissis internet identity. For best results, don’t make this a dy ahead, but do allow at least 2 hrs for the flavors to blend & the “cream” to develop from the finished ingredient mix. I promise you’ll like this. (Stated time does not include refrigeration time)
My best friend introduced me to this salad years ago and I've been hooked ever since. I shared it at family functions over the last year and now it is always requested. Sounds complicated but it really isn't. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do.
This is the best chicken salad I've ever made. It's a little fancier than my 'regular' chicken salad, and it's a nice presentation with whole grain crackers (like the Kashi crackers) or put a scoop on a large spinach leaf. Great for a brunch event. The different textures of the ingredients and the sweet "dressing" make a great combination. I found this recipe in The 2006 Southern Living Annual Recipes collection, hence the "Southern" name. Enjoy!
This is a salad that even non-cabbage eaters love. It is nice and crunchy with great flavor. I once took it to a potluck in my apartment complex and then had to put the recipe up on the bulletin board because everyone wanted the recipe!
This has been a quest for me since eating at the III Forks in North Dallas a few years. I tried to duplicate the dressing but failed miserably, many times. I found this version on the Texas Monthly website & it comes darn close to the original.
This recipe was my wonderful mother's. Having been raised in California, we ate avocados every day. This is one of my husband's favorites. It can also be used on a sandwich and recently I actually smashed it up and filled eggs with it. A big hit with my friends.
This is a great summer salad that tastes super with any grilled meat. The longer it marinates the better! The ingredient are things I normally have in the house so it's easy to whip together. It from a '97 TOH and it has become a favorite at this house. The cooking time listed would be cooking the pasta. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do.
My husband loves this and I make it about once a week for him. Friends and family have asked me to make this for them and for get togethers. This salad is basically put together with anything you like in a salad. So you can add or not use what is listed. Have fun and enjoy making your taco salad supreme.