Pineapple Cranberry Cole Slaw {Made in Minnesota}

Pineapple Cranberry Coleslaw

Pineapple Cranberry Coleslaw

I often say I make the BEST cole slaw.  And I believe I do, having spent a few years working on my master recipe that I think is a good copycat version of KFC’s cole slaw.  But this year, I was stunned when I tried a new version that rivals my own.  With pineapple!  I’d never have thought to add pineapple to cole slaw.  I think of cole slaw as a vegetable salad, not a fruit salad.  But it does work.
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Avocado Lemon Salad Dressing

Avocado Green Goddess Dressing

Avocado Green Goddess Dressing

I ran a search and was amazed at how many recipes for avocado salad dressing or vinaigrette contain cilantro.  I avoid cilantro in anything but I wanted a good avocado dressing for our dinner salads.  Good grief, there are so many seasonings you could add to a dressing, why automatically reach for the cilantro?  Not that I have any in my fridge anyway!  I could have ventured out on my own but was playing it safe. Continue reading

Strawberry Vinaigrette

Strawberry Vinaigrette

Strawberry Vinaigrette

I love a fruity vinaigrette on salads and having strawberries on hand, it was time to try a strawberry vinaigrette.  We love the blueberry vinaigrette I sometimes make and definitely loved the rhubarb vinaigrette I tried a few years ago.  I should make that again soon.  Even lime and orange vinaigrettes have been successful in the castle, adding citrus to the list of tasty salad toppings.  I even made a pecan vinaigrette that was super tasty! Continue reading