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French ‘n Feta Pasta Salad

Why should mayonnaise or Italian dressing or vinaigrettes have all the fun with pasta salad? Loosely based on my old fave retro Jardinière Salad, but without the Kraft Dinner or, in fact, the mayonnaise, this features a combination of French … Continue reading

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Jardinière Salad

Coming up on one of the biggest summer holiday weekends, I figure it is time to talk, once again, about pasta salad. But, not just another, everyday, macaroni and mayo pasta salad, nope. This salad, actually a refugee from the … Continue reading

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Traveling Pasta Salad

So. Yeh. It’s a holidaze weekend. A kickoff to summer. Usually, folk are traveling somewhere to meet other folk and grill, eat, drink, chat, runaround like crazy people, all that stuff. We won’t be, but if you are, and if, … Continue reading

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Antipasto Pesto Tortellini Salad

So, yeh. In truth, you could use any pasta in this lovely little salad, but I figured, “Hey! I have the pesto tortellini from Trader Joe’s; why not just run with the theme?” And it was good. Likewise, you could … Continue reading

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Hawaiian-Style Pasta Salad

I came across a discussion about Hawaiian Macaroni Salad, and it looked interesting enough that I wanted to try it. But. Apparently, there are rules. Certain friends will be wicked pleased to know that pineapple and ham are not to … Continue reading

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Parfait! Jardinière Salad

Sure and all, pasta salad is a staple for summer meals, but it is also quite nice on a cold winter’s evening – and this pasta salad has a wee, tiny bit extra… Macaroni and cheese (Kraft Dinner), and Catalina … Continue reading

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Jardinière Salad

Let us talk salad. Pasta salad. Macaroni and cheese pasta salad. Yeppers; a humble blue box of Kraft Dinner, a dab o’ mayonnaise, a bit of Catalina salad dressing, and some freshly chopped veggies all come together unexpectedly well in … Continue reading

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Three Bean Pasta Salad

We all know that summer gatherings are, more than likely, gonna feature a salad of some kind or another. Potato. Bean. Pasta. Hmmm… but, how about a bean and pasta salad? And one without any mayo, so, easy to transport … Continue reading

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Antipasto Pasta Salad

So, yeh, fergettabout the mayonnaise for this salad; and, while we’re at it, let’s fergettabout the gluten, too, because we’re making this salad with chickpea pasta! Penne chickpea pasta, blanched asparagus, grape tomatoes, chopped marinated artichoke hearts, onion, Feta cheese, … Continue reading

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Parfait! Honey Mustard Jardinière Salad

I thought I would close out this week of adding Honey Mustard salad dressing to egg salad and Catalina salad dressing to steak for tacos by adding the both of them to… wait for it… macaroni and cheese (Kraft Dinner) … Continue reading

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