If you are tired of the same old potato or macaroni salad and want raves, try this at your next picnic or pot luck! This recipe can be easily adapted depending on the veggies and dressing you use. Salad can be made the night before; however, add dressing just before serving.

If you are tired of the same old potato or macaroni salad and want raves, try this at your next picnic or pot luck! This recipe can be easily adapted depending on the veggies and dressing you use. Salad can be made the night before; however, add dressing just before serving.

This easy-to-assemble salad combines the great crunch of apples and almonds with the sweetness of golden raisins and the unique texture of feta cheese. The tanginess of the raspberry dressing works really well with the crispy ingredients.

This easy-to-assemble salad combines the great crunch of apples and almonds with the sweetness of golden raisins and the unique texture of feta cheese. The tanginess of the raspberry dressing works really well with the crispy ingredients.

I came up with this as I was trying to use things I had on hand. I have fresh dill growing on my deck, which was the chief inspiration for this upscale version of chicken salad. (I had some for dinner–delicious!)

I came up with this as I was trying to use things I had on hand. I have fresh dill growing on my deck, which was the chief inspiration for this upscale version of chicken salad. (I had some for dinner–delicious!)