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Honeymoon Salad ’cause that’s what my mother called it!

Mix the following ingredients. To me it’s more like dessert…LOL

Honeymoon Salad

  • 2 cans of drained mandarin oranges or fresh if available
  • 1 can pineapple chunks or fresh
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 cup coconut…consider toasting!
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • red Maraschino cherries
Mix it all together and refrigerate until ready to use.

Magic Pan Orange Almond Salad

Not sure how many of you remember this restaurant, which I remember had locations in Detroit and Toronto? It was always the favorite salad to have with their wonderful crepes. You may have had their famous Chantilly Crepe with whipped cream and bananas! Yummy…

Here is the salad recipe…

Almost Magic Pan Orange Almond Salad


    • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
    • 2 green onions, chopped
    • 1 head romaine lettuce
    • 1 cup mandarin oranges, drained


    • 1 tablespoon sugar
    • 1/2 teaspoon tarragon, dried
    • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
    • 1/8 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
    • 1/4 cup white vinegar
    • 1 egg yolks


  1. Shaking constantly, toast almonds in skillet over low heat until golden brown (about 5 minutes).
  2. Wash and dry lettuce.
  3. Tear into bite size pieces.
  4. Place with green onions and mandarin oranges in large salad bowl.
  5. Dressing: Combine all ingredients but egg and vinegar.
  6. Add in thin stream and process till well blended.
  7. Serves 6.
  8. MAKES: 1 cup dressing.
  9. Just before serving, toss well.
  10. Leftover dressing keeps up to 1 week in fridge.