Nani's Cranny

Tag: Salads

  • Nani’s Version of Smokin’ Jeff’s Coleslaw

    I made a variation of a coleslaw recipe that I got from a favorite website of mine, It was my son-in-law’s birthday and the main dish was smoked pork sandwiches. I was asked to bring the coleslaw and I revised the recipe that I found on the Smoking Meats website. It received 2 thumbs […]

  • Holiday Cranberry and Walnut Coleslaw

    Holiday Cranberry and Walnut Coleslaw

    This is a favorite recipe of mine for the holidays. It is colorful and delicious. I first had this at my friend Nancy’s house. I could not stop eating it. I requested the recipe from her and love to make it for Christmas because of the colors and because it can easily be made up […]

  • 24 Hour Fruit Salad

    Everyone loves fruit salad and this is an easy favorite recipe of mine. It is especially nice because it needs to be made a day ahead. Ingredients 1 pint sour cream 2 cans mandarin oranges 1 can green grapes 1 can crushed pineapple 2 cups shredded coconut 2 bananas, sliced (optional) Directions MIx all ingredients […]

  • Nani’s Favorite Cole Slaw

    I’m not a big fan of mayonnaise, so this is my favorite recipe for cole slaw. It compliments so many main courses, but doesn’t compete with them. Ingredients 1 pound green cabbage, shredded 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 carrots, peeled and grated 2 teaspoons salt 1/2 cup white wine vinegar 1/2 cup olive oil […]

  • Mandarin Orange Chinese Salad

    This is always a crowd pleaser and so easy to make. It is one of my favorite recipes to make for potlucks. You will love it, too. Ingredients 1 large bag shredded cabbage with carrots 2 pkg ramen noodles (do not cook), beef flavored, crushed into small pieces 2 small cans Mandarin oranges 1/2 cup […]

  • Craisin Spinach Salad

    This is a really easy and tasty salad recipe. It is always a hit at potlucks. It will become one of your favorite recipes. INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp butter 3/4 cup almonds, blanched and slivered 1 lb spinach, rinsed and torn into bite size pieces 1 cup Craisins 2 tbsp toasted sesame seeds 1 tbsp poppy […]

  • Roasted Beet Salad with Oranges and Pecans

    I was at a potluck and this salad was served.It has become a favorite recipe when I want to make something unique. Everyone always requests the recipe. It is wonderful and perfect for this time of the year when the beets are ready to be harvested. Ingredients 2 lbs red beets, peeled and diced olive […]

  • Fabulous Feta and Sundried Tomato Pasta Salad

    This recipe originally was from D’Amico and Sons, but I have modified it a bit. It can be a main dish salad if you add the chicken. I prefer it as a side salad without the chicken. It is fabulous, easy, and always gets rave reviews. Create your own unique flavor using flavored olive oils. […]