They come together in minutes.
Pasta salad is the perfect summer side dish, and it requires just three easy components: pasta, a few fresh mix-ins, and a punchy vinaigrette. Peak-season summer produce is our all-time favorite mix-in — it adds vibrant color and texture to the al-dente noodles — so that’s what you’ll find in all the recipes below.
Treat yourself — and other potluck partygoers — to one of these fun and fresh pasta salads. Here’s how to do it. Continue at Source: These 5-Ingredient Pasta Salads Are Perfect for Summer Potlucks
These instantly upgrade any dinner.
A great side dish is the secret to a complete and satisfying meal — and the best sides are the ones you can whip up without a recipe. Because a simple side salad can pair with just about anything you’re eating, we’ve taken the omnipresent clamshell of lettuce in your fridge and transformed it into five colorful side salads your family will be excited to dig into. We love arugula for its peppery kick, but feel free to swap in your favorite lettuce base, be it spinach, kale, or romaine. Continue at Source: The 5 Easiest-Ever Side Salads You Need to Memorize ASAP
Buying salad dressing at the supermarket might be easy, but making these simple and chef-approved dressings at home will make your salad even better.
It’s easy to just pick up a bottle of Italian or ranch dressing at the supermarket, but expert chefs agree that there are amazing DIY dressings out there to try. Continue at Source: 10 of the best salad dressings to make or buy, according to chefs
Eating salad doesn’t have to be a bummer. In a region with an abundant supply of farms, gorgeous local produce is plentiful. Metro Detroit’s restaurant kitchens know how to celebrate those vigorous veggies with salads that fit the changing seasons, while more casual spots are assembling robust salads that with plenty of roughage to keep workers full long after the lunch hour. With everything from a crisp fattoush to a spicy tower of shredded green papaya, here’s where to fill up on some of the region’s freshest salads. Now, get out there and eat those greens. READ MORE at Source: 15 Refreshing Spots For Salad in Detroit
Cooked or raw, cabbage is delicious. These 16 cabbage recipes prove it. Read More
Turns out men might need salads more than women anyway.