Heavenly White Salad Recipe, a salad for Christmas!

Mama and I made this Heavenly White Salad for our Family Christmas Dinner. It is a modernized version of Grandmama Hall's White Salad, without the cabbage and cooked dressing. Still delicious, and much easier!   Heavenly White Salad . . . Mama's favorite! This Heavenly White Salad is one of Mama's absolute favorite fruit salads! Mama and I always like to have some sort of fruit salad included in our family holiday dinner menus. So she and I made it for our Family Christmas Dinner at my sister, Jeri's, house on Christmas Day. Mama refers to this Heavenly White Salad as a "modernized version of (her mother) Grandmama Hall's, traditional southern White Salad." The cabbage has been left out, and the dressing is a whipped … [Read more...]

Mama’s Cranberry Apple Pecan Salad Recipe

Mama's Cranberry Apple Pecan Salad is easy to make, it is delicious, and with the whole berry cranberry sauce, it is a perfect salad for Thanksgiving. Mama's Cranberry Apple Pecan Salad for Thanksgiving! My Mama's Cranberry Apple Pecan Salad--one of our traditional fall congealed salads-- is full of fruity goodness. . . a whole unpeeled Red Delicious apple, crushed pineapple and a whole can of whole berry cranberry sauce. But that's not all. . . the crunch of the pecans not only adds another level of flavor, it adds a whole different texture as well! Mama's Cranberry Apple Pecan Salad . . . Not only is Mama's Cranberry Apple Pecan Salad easy to make, it is delicious. . . one of my favorites! With the whole berry cranberry sauce, … [Read more...]

Patti’s Cranberry Salad for Thanksgiving!

If you are looking for a simple cranberry salad for the holidays, Patti's Cranberry Salad is the one for you. Four ingredients, and it can be made the day before. Perfect! Patti's Cranberry Salad for Thanksgiving . . . My family has always had cranberry sauce for Thanksgiving. You know, that tradition goes back to my grandparents time when I was a child. But, my children aren't too fond of it. However, I like to have something cranberry for Thanksgiving. And that something is usually a Cranberry Salad! My friend, Patti, had sent me her recipe, Patti's Cranberry Salad. This recipe is SO simple to make . . . with only 4 ingredients! And, it can be made the day before, which is even better when you are looking at preparing a holiday … [Read more...]

Mixed Berry Salad, Perfect for summer!

Mixed Berry Salad, perfect for summer. . . Summertime and salads go together like snow and winter and sunshine in the spring:) Salads are a perfect choice for a summer meal, especially this Mixed Berry Salad. Some of the reasons salads are great for summer are: Salads are relatively easy to prepare. They all allow you to utilize fruits and vegetables that are in season. They are generally lower in calorie than some other choices you might make. There's nothing better for a delightful lunch than a delicious salad--one that is full of berries of the season, chopped pecans, chopped chicken, and your favorite dressing. Pile the lettuce on your favorite plate, then layer with your choice of berries, or several berries of the … [Read more...]

Grandmama Hall’s Potato Salad . . . Yum!!!

Grandmama Hall's Potato Salad . . . a family favorite for summer! Grandmama Hall's Potato Salad is and has always been a family favorite. I have called it Mama's Potato Salad, but Mama says it actually was Grandmama Hall's Recipe . . . I don't remember eating Grandmama Hall's potato salad, but I grew up on Mama's. Anyway, wherever the recipe originated, we love it! In fact, Lynn actually asks for it! So, I make it often during the spring and summer months. Southern Potato Salad . . . Grandmama Hall's Potato Salad is a typical southern potato salad with boiled potatoes, boiled eggs, sweet pickles, pimento, celery, and  a mayonnaise-mustard dressing. If it doesn't have the little bit of mustard in it to make it have that distinctive yellow … [Read more...]