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24 hour salad

Growing up my mother made her 24-hour salad that I always loved. Now I make this salad and my daughter just loves it as well.

But this is the salad that everyone always asks me to make when I am attending a Potluck or Barbecue. Since we were attending my son’s Cub Scout Rank Ceremony’s barbecue, I decided to make this salad as my contribution to the barbecue.

It has layers of lettuce, mayo, parmesan cheese, sugar, water chestnuts, peas, bacon, onions…. Mmmm, I think I need to make another batch for my own enjoyment. It is one of my favorite salads!

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Turkey Salad Sandwich

I roasted up a turkey breast and two drum sticks the other night. I have a habit of always making Turkey Salad out of the leftovers… or even Turkey Pot Pies. Today was definitely a Turkey Salad Sandwich kinda day.

Turkey Salad


4 cups turkey (boneless, skinless), diced
1/3 cup green onions, tops only – diced
2/3 cup cranberries
2 celery stalks, diced
2/3 cup mayonnaise
Salt and pepper to taste

In large bowl, stir together all ingredients until well mixed, adding salt and pepper to taste.