A warm lovely vinaigrette dressing, with just a bit of sugar, is poured over a bowl of fresh and canned veggies and popped into the fridge. Twenty-four hours you have green bean-corn-celery-pea-corn-pimento-delight.

A warm lovely vinaigrette dressing, with just a bit of sugar, is poured over a bowl of fresh and canned veggies and popped into the fridge. Twenty-four hours you have green bean-corn-celery-pea-corn-pimento-delight.

This refreshing and simple pasta salad has marinated artichoke hearts, tomatoes, olives, onion, and carrots tossed with dry-type stuffed tortellini (the kind in the pasta aisle) in vinaigrette dressing.

This refreshing and simple pasta salad has marinated artichoke hearts, tomatoes, olives, onion, and carrots tossed with dry-type stuffed tortellini (the kind in the pasta aisle) in vinaigrette dressing.

The nutty flavor of farro grain balances with the salty Parmesan and tart cranberries in this tasty salad. Plan ahead, as the farro needs to soak overnight. If you can’t find farro, substitute spelt or wheat berries.

The nutty flavor of farro grain balances with the salty Parmesan and tart cranberries in this tasty salad. Plan ahead, as the farro needs to soak overnight. If you can’t find farro, substitute spelt or wheat berries.