Potluck Recipes

Looking for potluck recipes? Impress friends and family with these crowd-pleasing potluck ideas that range from easy appetizers and sides to elegant dinners and desserts.

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Asian Salad Dressing

This Asian salad dressing is delicious in a salad or on stir-fried vegetables. It will last, sealed in a Mason jar, in the refrigerator for about six weeks. A tablespoon of ground ginger may be used in place of fresh. —Judy Batson, Tampa, Florida

Cleo’s Potato Salad

My mom, Cleo Lightfoot, loved cooking all kinds of different recipes, but her favorite meal was one she made when...


Honey Mustard Red Potato Salad

This summer cookout star is crunchy-delicious with a brilliant zesty dressing. —Brittany Allyn, Mesa, Arizona


Pomegranate Persimmon Salad

To bring some sunshine to the table, I toss up a bright salad of persimmons and pomegranate seeds, dressed with...


Barley & Greens Salad

Chock-full of whole grains and fresh vegetables, this pretty dish can be served as a side or as a meal...

Cranberry Orange Vinegar

I enjoy making an assortment of vinegars but this is a favorite. The longer the cranberries and oranges sit in...


Strawberry Cider Vinegar

If you're looking for a fun and flavorful way to enjoy juicy strawberries, try this vinegar from our Test Kitchen....

Mint Salad Dressing

Fresh mint is a popular herb that will grow in almost any soil. Here it stars in a special salad...


Thyme ‘n’ Thyme Again Salad Dressing

You just can't beat the flavor of fresh herbs. For a little extra zest, I sometimes use lemon or caraway...


Sweet ‘n’ Sour Raspberry Vinaigrette

when making this sweet dressing from Betty Miller of Angola, Indiana, figure on 2 tablespoons of dressing for each 1-cup...


Honey Garlic Dressing

The apple and garlic flavors balance well in this sweet, honey infused dressing from Janet Morgan-Cavallaro of Pincourt, Quebec that...

Balsamic Vinegar Dressing

A variety of savory seasonings give this balsamic vinegar dressing a tangy kick. It's the perfect complement to a bed...


Blue Cheese Vinaigrette

Even people who aren't big blue cheese fans have told me how much they enjoy this tangy dressing. It's refreshing...


Poppy Seed Fruit Dressing

A favorite Southern way to serve fruits of the season is with a drizzle of poppy seed dressing. This tasty...


Tangy Balsamic Vinaigrette

This salad topper coats spinach or any greens so nicely...and it's easy to prepare. I like to use balsamic vinegar,...


Dijon Raspberry Vinaigrette

My family loves this light fruity dressing anytime of year. I especially like to make it in the summer as...

Dijon Vinaigrette

Unlike traditional vinaigrette dressings, this dijon vinaigrette recipe adds a flavorful twist. —Beth Philson, Lincoln, Nebraska


French Salad Dressing

French Salad Dressing is a popular topper for lettuce. Says field editor Jane Barta of St. Thomas, North Dakota, "We...


Hot Bacon Dressing

You get an explosion of flavor in this satisfying hot dressing that's perfect for strong-flavored greens like spinach, notes Connie...


Zesty French Dressing

"The ingredients in this special French dressing are ones you likely have on hand," assures LaVonne Hegland of St. Michael,...


Poppy Seed Dressing

This sweet and tangy poppy seed dressing recipe is the best way to dress up fruit all year long. Here's...


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Red, White & Blue Potato Salad

Tossing the cooked potatoes with stock and wine right after you drain them infuses them with flavor. The liquid absorbs...


Low-Fat Tangy Tomato Dressing

This zesty blend is delicious over greens, pasta or fresh garden vegetables. I love that it's a healthier alternative to...


Balsamic Herb Vinaigrette

Balsamic vinaigrette is a classic, versatile dressing. A variety of savory seasonings gives this recipe a tangy kick. It's the...

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Homemade Strawberry Vinegar

Sweet and sour, this easy strawberry vinegar makes a great summer salad dressing. —Mary Hise, Cocoa, Florida


Strawberry-Basil Vinegar

The mild, fruity flavor of this strawberry vinaigrette complements any tossed salad. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Honey Fruit Dressing

I love to use this dressing for a salad of colorful fresh fruits. Mix the dressing with a medley of...


Homemade French Dressing

Instead of turning to store-bought salad dressings that lack freshness and flavor, try this easy dressing. This simple homemade topping...


French Dressing with Tomatoes

Every time I make this recipe that I received from my mother-in-law, it takes me back to the country. I...


Orange Marmalade Vinaigrette

I rely on my tangy vinaigrette when I want a special dressing for guests. With orange marmalade and Dijon mustard,...