Summer Salads

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Summer Salads

Russian salads

What could be more refreshing than a well-made salad in the Summer months?

Here are several salads that I have enjoyed over the years:


[Any resemblance to the Waldorf salad is not coincidental]

  • Mix together these dry ingredients:
  • Dice three apples, discarding the core
  • Dice three stalks of celery
  • one teaspoon of walnuts, preferably ground
  • Three tablespooins of raisins, any kind
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt

  • Mix together these wet ingredients:
  • One tablespoon of mayonnaise
  • One teaspoon of oilive oil
  • One tablespoon of vinegar
  • One teaspoon of mustard

Mix the dry ingredients with the wet ingredients. Refrigerate until it is served.


  • Two diced and peeled cucumbers
  • One cup yogurt
  • One teaspoon of vinegar
  • 1 tsp of dried spearmint flakes
  • salt and pepper to taste



  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • 2 tbsps of vinegar
  • 2 tbsps of lemon juice
  • 1 tsp of dried dill weed
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Other Ingredients:

  • 1 bag [about a pound] of Dole Italian greens
  • 1 fresh zucchini, chopped
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 small can of sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1 small can of artichoke hearts, drained

Mix the dressing. Then mix the other ingredients together. Finally, mix the dressing with
the other ingredients.

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