Summer Picnic Side Dish Recipes
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Cold-Fashioned Potato Salad
Dry mustard adds heat to Alton's classic potato salad. It takes an hour or so to develop its flavors when you add it to the dressing, so dress it, toss it and pack it to go; it'll be ready to serve when you get to the picnic.
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Neelys' Lemon Pasta Salad
Pack the pasta, vegetables and dressing in separate containers, take them on the road, then dress the salad once you're ready to serve.
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Tomato Salad with Cheese Crisps
This tomato salad comes together easily. Make the croutons and cheese crisps, pack them up separately once they're cool, then toss and dress the salad to serve.
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Tuscan Pasta Salad With Grilled Vegetables
This cheery, hearty salad is perfect for parties make it in the morning, let it hang out in the fridge for a few hours before you leave for the party, then let it come to room temperature on your way over and serve it as-is when you get there.
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Bell Pepper Slaw
Colorful make-in-advance slaw is easy to transport. As it sits, the peppers and cabbage marinate, soften and soak up the seasoning, becoming extra-tangy and flavorful.
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