Favorite Salad Recipes
Opt for a green salad with homemade salad dressing or a side salad featuring seasonal produce. These salad recipes are fresh and delicious and would make a great side dish or first course for dinner tonight.
Classic Gelatin Salad with Chef Scott Peacock
Gelatin salad, a great American classic, is made with gelatin, fresh grapefruit, and a simple surprise ingredient in this recipe by Scott Peacock. Get the chef's tips on segmenting citrus and creating company-worth fruit salads.is actually the base of our flavor is gonna be champagne or sparkling wine . Now, if you don't want to use something with alcohol in it, you could use white grape juice. We're gonna pair this up with grapefruit, which I love, and so the taste of the champagne against the almost astringent citrus is really delicious. I'm going to put this in a saucepan. [NOISE] And a little bit of sugar. A good pinch of salt. And then it has some zest here, and you want to use some orange and lemon zest . But make sure there's no pit. You don't want this bitter white pit. Which will make it taste not very good. So,
How to Make Southwestern Chicken Pasta Salad
Love pasta salad? Watch how to make our six-ingredient chicken pasta salad that's spiced with roasted poblano peppers and traditional Mexican salsa.poblano in half and then place them cut side down on a baking sheet lined with foil. Pop those into a 450 degree oven. It'll roast for about 20 minutes. So while those are in the oven, we can go ahead and prepare our pasta. Add 8 ounces of large elbow macaroni to a pot of salted boiling water and cook until al dente. When the macaroni is ready, drain into a colander and then run cold water over to stop
How to Make Ramen Noodle Salad
If you want crunch in your ramen noodle salad, you’ll need to wait for the right moment to add your noodles. This is sure to be a potluck go-to.Roman noodle salad is a fast food favorite that couldn't be simpler to make. There is one trick though. Don't add the noodles or the almonds until you're ready
How to Make Chicken Salad
Brighten the flavor of your chicken salad with a hint of citrus. Our Test Kitchen expert walks you through the easy recipe that you’ll return to for weeknight dinners.- Chicken salad is a blank canvass for all kinds of fresh flavors, herbs and citrus peel are 2 of our favorites. Fresh herbs like mint, tarragon and basil are available pretty much everywhere and each adds a distinct flavor . Simply snip the leaves in a cup using kitchen shears or chop with a knife. Then toss into your chicken salad . Finely shredded lemon, orange or lime peel is another flavorful option. The fragrant oils in the peel will brighten any chicken salad . Be sure to let the chicken salad chill for a few hours before serving to allow the flavors to blend.
How to Make Pasta Salad
A bit of overnight preparation can help you make tasty pasta salad. We’ve got a tip that infuses the pasta with lots of delicious flavors.is simple. Toss the cooked pasta salad with a little oil and lemon juice and chill overnight before you add the other ingredients. After cooking the pasta, rinse it with cold water to stop the cooking and remove excess starch on the surface of the pasta. Then, toss the pasta in a 2 to 1 olive oil- lemon juice mixture before letting it chill in the fridge overnight. You don't need much. Two tablespoons oil and a tablespoon of lemon juice for a pound of pasta is plenty. This oil and lemon mixture keeps the pasta from absorbing too much of the dressing,
How to Make Potato Salad
The timing of cooking your potato is important when it comes to your potato salad recipe. We’ll show you just the moment to cut and the moment to cook your potato.The secret to a full-flavored potato salad is to stir the potatoes into the dressing while they're still warm. First, cut the potatoes so they're all about the same size. This commonsense-step ensures that each chunk cooks at the same rate and maintains a well-defined shape. In a good potato salad , there's no room for mushy or crunchy spuds. When the potatoes are cooked, drain them well, but don't rinse them with water.
How to Make Broccoli Salad
Trade raw broccoli for broccoli that's been blanched in your next broccoli salad. Cooking it a bit enhances the flavor and brings out the green color; we’ll show you how.Get a bowl of iced water ready. Add the florets to the boiling water and cook for just a minute. Then, scoop them out with a slotted spoon and plunge into the iced water. This stops the cooking process. Once the florets are cool, drain well and pat dry with
Three-Bean Salad Recipe
We show you the secret to making a three-bean salad that's ready for your next potluck.on the classic three-bean salad, the secret is to start with fresh green beans , which will hold their crunch better after marinating. The improved flavor and texture of fresh green beans are worth the effort. Simply cook them in a pot of lightly salted boiling water until just tender then drain and plunge in cold water to stop the cooking. Experiment by using other kinds of beans to
How to Make Salad Dressing
It's a cinch to make salad dressing -- just a few ingredients and our secret container will have you mixing up your own dressing tonight!of the canning business and use it here. We're using equal parts olive oil and red wine vinegar for our dressing. Today, I'm seasoning with thyme, mustard, garlic and a little pepper. But you could also use sugar, salt or crushed red pepper . Reminder, there is no wrong answer. Get your shake on. We're getting hungry. Now, just drizzle on the desired amount of dressing
How to Make Your Own Salad Dressing
Your homemade salad recipes deserve a made-by-you salad dressing. Watch our secret to making the best ranch salad dressing, using just a few tangy ingredients and a special technique for mixing the dressing.-I'm Sue from the Better Homes and Gardens Test Kitchen. Ranch dressing has got to be one of the most popular salad dressings on the market. But, don't limit yourself to store about varieties. We have a terrific recipe that I know you're gonna love. Here are few secrets to making it. First, smash a garlic clove with a big of salt with the side of your knife blade. The salt adds a little bit of friction and helps you smash the clove into a really smooth paste. Next, you smoked paprika which is used a lot in Spanish cooking. It gives this ranch dressing a suddenly smoky taste. Now, just whisk everything together in a bowl or my favorite test kitchen secret, throw all the ingredients into a jar with a lid, shake it up and you're ready to go. It'll keep in the fridge for just about a week. Now you know our secrets for making your own ranch dressing from the Better Homes and Gardens Test Kitchen.