Cool and Fruity Cashew Mandarin Salad -- Quad-Cities Online Recipe Book
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Cool and Fruity Cashew Mandarin Salad

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Ingredients

1 package (10 ounces) hearts of romaine salad mix
1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
1 cup lightly salted cashews
cup shredded cheddar cheese
cup shredded smoked Swiss cheese
cup dried cranberries
cup diced apples
cup diced pears
Salad dressing of your choice (poppy seed salad dressing works well)

Instructions

In a large salad bowl combine the salad mix, oranges, cashews, cheeses, cranberries, apples and pears. Drizzle with dressing; toss to coat. Serve immediately. Makes 10 servings.

Source: Darcy Maulsby, Radish contributor




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  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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