Staff Picks

Cranberry Fluff Salad

Rating: 5 stars 1
Sweet, tart, and delightfully creamy.

Strawberry-Pretzel Jello Salad

This nostalgic recipe is a creamy, fruity, and crunchy Southern classic.

Creamy Grape Salad with Pecans

Serving this creamy grape salad recipe is the perfect way to welcome summer into your home.

Old-Fashioned Chicken Salad Recipe

Rating: 4 stars 4
This harkens back to our great-grandmother's day, when a well-seasoned mix of chicken and celery were bound together with homemade mayonnaise.

Christmas Snow Salad

Despite its charming name, the recipe does not contain actual snow. (Sorry, kids.)

Farro Salad with Toasted Pecans, Feta, and Dried Cherries Recipe

This sophisticated side dish is sure to stand out on your dinner table. Made from tender farro grain, this light side brings plenty of fresh fall flavors to your menu.

Best Waldorf Salad

Rating: 5 stars 1
A fit for any occasion.

Homemade Chicken Salad Recipe

You simply can't go wrong with this flavorful chicken salad dish.

Harvest Salad

This flavorful harvest salad is a pretty presentation of everything we love about the fall.

Honey Vinaigrette Recipe

Once you make a batch of this, you'll never think of turning to the bottled, store-bought stuff ever again.

Cherry Cola Salad

The only thing more retro than a congealed salad is a congealed salad made with soda.

Orange Sherbet Salad

This recipe for Orange Sherbet Salad, from April 1966, is the very first congealed salad recipe to appear in Southern Living.

Inspiration and Ideas

Recipes We Stole From the Family Reunion
Delicious ideas to please even your pickiest relatives.
30 Classic Church Recipes Southerners Serve Every Sunday
In the South, our Sunday Best includes casseroles and cold salads.

Ham Salad Recipe

Rating: 5 stars

Ham salad is one of those retro Southern dishes that never goes out of style.