This is a great fall salad. So easy and I always get recipe requests. I think the original was from Alton Brown, but I changed a few things. This is great for Thanksgiving or other harvest party. It also travels well for a fall picnic or pot luck. The recipe calls for golden raisins but I like the black ones. I think the contrast is nicer too. Add some left over grilled chicken for a great meal. I always eat the leftover (if there is any) from Thanksgiving with left over turkey mixed in for lunch the next day. Cooking time is chill time.