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Old 03-01-2006, 12:12 PM   #11
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Salad is not generally high on my foods to consume list. I do not like pasta salads at all. I'll enjoy the various types of rabbit food salads, most jello salads, fruit salads, but no bean salads. I'm not of the mindset that meat goes with salad, except bacon (bits) and chicken (for chicken caesar salad). Otherwise, if you're going to serve me meat, I'd just as soon it be main entree versus salad.

I guess my favorite would be rabbit food salads. I'll give most veggies a go once to determine if I like 'em. Then again, I'd say fuit & jello salads are good too. I guess those are the ones I prefer, if I have to eat salad at all. It is not one of my stops if I am at a buffet, let me tell you!

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Old 03-01-2006, 12:14 PM   #12
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I like a good green salad with lots of raw veggies. 1000 island dressing on the side.

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Old 03-01-2006, 08:06 PM   #13
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I CANNOT believe I forgot to mention avocado on my green salad. Sheesh!

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Old 03-02-2006, 09:33 AM   #14
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Seafood salad certainly. I had a calamari one the other day in a restaurant in Geneva, I am still dreaming about it.
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Old 03-02-2006, 06:50 PM   #15
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I love all kinds of salad-Caponata is one of my favs though it's usually served as an appetizer. I also love Cobb salad
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Old 03-04-2006, 03:52 AM   #16
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Golly, I have to choose?

We went out last night, which we do rarely, and had a salad of four mushrooms, served with lamb carpaccio, wow.

I don't know how to choose a favorite.

Maybe a salad with mache, some mushrooms, a tad of finely shredded Parmesan, and just a bit of dressing made with balsamic vinegar.

Right now that sounds good.

Although a macaroni salad with some diced kielbasa also sounds great.

Or a seafood salad.

Sorry, can't choose.

But am looking forward to Spring when we start to plant and then enjoy the very fresh veggies which we make many salads from.
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Old 03-04-2006, 11:22 AM   #17
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I can't choose, only eliminate a few.
I don't like anything with kidney or black beans. If I make 3 bean salad, I use garbanzo beans in place of the kidney beans.
If I'm having a jello salad, I like them all as long as they don't have nuts or little marshmallows.
When it comes to a green salad, I've never tried one with nuts or fresh fruit, but I'd give it a try. I don't like radishes, and am not big on cucumbers or raw onion in my salads either, unless its a very small amount.

BigDog, I was amused at your term for green salad...my grandfather also called it "rabbit food", and it was not high on his list either.
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Warm crayfish and rocket salad with a lime and chili creme fraiche dressing. Magical.
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Old 03-05-2006, 03:27 PM   #19
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My favorite salad is fresh mixed greens, red onion, chick peas, sharp cheddar with extra virgin olive oil and good balsamic vinegar.

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Old 03-08-2006, 04:50 PM   #20
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I can't believe nobody's mentioned Thai Beef Salad! That's a goodun. A chicken soba noodle salad is also pretty special. I don't know if it qualifies as a salad, but a halved avocado, with the pip taken out and the depression filled with really good EVOO and balsamic's pretty special too.

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