Tomato Salad

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If you were at my house today, I may have gone out into the garden, picked us a bowl of ripe Cherry Tomatoes, and chopped us up this beautiful Tomato Salad. Tomato Salad Ingredients: A bowl of organic Cherry Tomatoes freshly picked out of the garden About 6 leaves of organic fresh Basil A clove…
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Picnic Food: Mom’s Macaroni Salad

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The last recipe in the week of Miracle Whip picnic salad recipes is Mom’s Macaroni Salad. I remember Mom making this one to take to Grandma’s Sunday picnics. She would make a big batch of it and take it to the picnic in the “Big Yellow Bowl”. When I asked her for the recipe, she…
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Fish Friday: Tuna Salad

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Today’s salad didn’t show up at family picnics, but it was a staple of summer time lunches when we were kids, and is in keeping with this week’s theme on Miracle Whip. When we were kids, it was Tuna Fish Salad on Wonder Bread Sandwiches. These days, I like my Tuna Salad Sandwiches on toasted…
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Picnic Food: Potato Salad

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Potato Salad is a must include for any family gathering or picnic. There are many variations on the potato salad theme, but this recipe is pretty much how my Mom made it when we were kids. She may have added chopped cucumber as well, but it’s not in the salad in the picture above. Potato…
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Picnic Food: Egg Salad

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Egg Salad didn’t show up often but it was greatly appreciated when it did. This is another recipe that appreciates that jar of Miracle Whip. Egg Salad For Two Ingredients: 4 Eggs, hard boiled 2 big tablespoons or so of Miracle Whip A dash of Salt A lot of Black Pepper (to taste) Directions: Hard…
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Picnic Food: Cole Slaw

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Cole Slaw is one of those veggie things from my childhood that I actually loved (as opposed to cookies, cakes, and pie :) While today there are many takes and variations on what Cole Slaw is and what Cole Slaw isn’t, this recipe is what it was when I was growing up. When I was…
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The Wonder That Is Miracle Whip

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I won’t even tell you how long it took me, or how many stores I had to go to, to find a jar of Miracle Whip today. OK, three hours and seven stores. Well, that long and that many stores to find a jar that had an expiration date in the future. There are a…
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