The secret to salad success: aim for contrasting textures and flavors. Vary hot and cold items--like grilled chicken breast on a Caesar salad. Combine sweet and acidic, hot and sour, chewy and crisp. Fresh seasonal fruit add vibrant color to summer salads.
Main Dish Salads
A good salad makes an easy transition from lunch to dinner and is portable for potlucks and barbeques.
Side by Side
What's a barbeque without potato salad, baked beans, and sweet corn on the cob?
Feeling ambitious? Make your own refrigerator pickles.