Potluck parties are fashionable in some circles. I am usually at a loss when trying to think of the right dish to bring that will satisfy all palates, and isn’t too complicated to prepare. Here are some recipes I have used, but make sure these do not set out for too long.

TURKEY WALDORF Serves 4 so multiple per number of guests

Whisk together: ¼ cup sour cream, ¼ cup mayonnaise, 1 tbsp. rice vinegar, 2 tsp. brown sugar, 1 tsp. soy sauce, ¼ tsp. salt, ¼ tsp. lemon-pepper seasoning

In large bowl combine: 2 cups cubed cooked turkey breast, 2 celery ribs, thinly sliced, ¼ cup dried cranberries.

Pour dressing over and toss to coat

Cover and refrigerate for at least one hour

Before serving stir in: 1 large diced apple, 2/3 chopped toasted walnuts.

Serve on Bibb lettuce leaves


Mix all ingredients: 15 oz. can salmon, ½ cup crushed saltines, ½ cup milk, 1 beaten egg, salt and pepper to taste, 2 tbs. melted butter.

Press into a 9 X 5 loaf pan

Bake at 350 for 45 minutes

These are easy recipes, sure to be a hit. Now have a good time.