Nani's Cranny

Tag: Salads

  • Nani’s Avocados on the Half Shell

    Nani’s Avocados on the Half Shell

    When I was young, my Dad was the only person I knew who ate avocados. He would buy them and eat the whole thing while my Mom would lecture him about how much fat was in them. How the times have changed! Avocados are praised for their health benefits. There are so many ways to…

  • Mexican Black Bean and Hominy Salad

    Mexican Black Bean and Hominy Salad

    My sister-in-law recently sent me this recipe. It was served at her book club and was a big hit with all the ladies. I tried it tonight and it was a big hit here at my house, too. The combination of black beans and hominy is really interesting. Always use top quality olive oil like…

  • Classic Italian Pasta Salad

    This is a good pasta salad recipe that is from Crisco, when they were promoting their olive oil. It is easy, good combination of ingredients and sure to become a family favorite recipe.

  • Wild Rice Spinach Salad

    Here is a really tasty salad that is a bit different. You can make this a main dish salad by adding cooked chicken. Adjust dressing amount as needed. You will be a hit at the next pot luck with this yummy salad.

  • Nutty Broccoli Slaw

    Here is a great favorite recipe for an interestingly different slaw. Bring this to your next potluck or family get together. It’s a big recipe, but you won’t have any leftovers.

  • Cherry Almond Jello Mold

    I thought I had lost this favorite recipe. I recently found it among my Mom’s recipe collection. I used to make it for the Holidays and the kids loved it. I’m not a huge fan of jello, but I do like this salad.

  • Old Fashioned Three Bean Salad

    This favorite recipe falls into the category of “classic recipes”. Everyone has certainly eaten this and probably made it. This is a great recipe on those occasions when you need to “bring a dish”. It travels well and keeps for days.

  • Greek Salad

    This is one of my daughter’s favorite recipes and one she makes frequently at her house. It is easy and delicious.

  • Nani’s Winter Salad

    This is a favorite recipe for a good salad that I got from my daughter. The ingredients are available any time of the year. You’ll love it.