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From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
Although salads are generally very healthy, they do require some special handling to keep them that way.
This light summer salad is a refreshing way to beat the heat. (It gets its name from an area in Phoenix known as "The Valley.")
Which All-American classic salad do you prefer to eat -- macaroni salad or potato salad? Vote here.
To make lettuce last longer, keep it dry and cool in a dark place. It's important not to wash or mix lettuce with anything acidic (lemon or vinegar) until right before eating.
Fruit salad is no longer a side thought. Add fresh ingredients like mint, honey and coconut to create a new and improved version.
Salads made our list of 9 Healthy Foods to Skip because they can be deceptively high in calories, especially if you pile on the toppings and dressing. But not all salads are calorie nightmares and it’s ok to indulge in some --not all -- of your favorite higher calorie ingredients. Use our tips to build a better salad.
This bean salad is perfect for any celebration, but it bursts of flavor from cumin and avocado make it ideal for Cinco de Mayo.
Don't forget the sides! Round out your menu with these crowd-pleasers from Food Network Magazine.
A taco salad in a deep-fried tortilla shell can have 900 calories, but this version -- chicken taco salad in a baked tortilla bowl has less than 500.
Bring a different version to every barbecue, picnic and potluck this summer.