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salad for fried chicken menu?

what kind of salad would you serve with an "all-american" fried chicken menu (fried chicken, biscuits, mashed potatoes, gravy)?

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  1. Gee, sounds like a menu my grandmother would serve. And she would, of course, have jello salad.

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    1. re: lupaglupa

      seriously. my six-year-old niece chose her own birthday dinner menu. i'm just playing along. ;)

      1. re: wowimadog

        a six year old would probably either want mac and cheese, or maybe she would like the mashed potatoes with a milk gravy.
        Biscuits with honey, peas with mint and lettuce
        Chopped salad with pepper mayonnaise or thousand Island
        And homemade peach ice cream with sugar cookies.
        If I were 6, that would be what I would want and is in fact what I would of gotten back then with a birthday dinner request for Fried Chicken...and being able to watch anything I wanted on TV. And don't forget the birthday cake!

      1. I'd serve a cucumber, onion and tomato salad with this.

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        1. re: BarbDwyer

          Ditto the cucumber & tomato for some color, or carrot & raisin salad

          1. re: BarbDwyer

            If the hostess is serving cole slaw, I'd go with the cucumber, tomato, onion salad too.

          2. Fruit Salad can balance the heaviness of the rest of the meal. And it's summery! Or maybe green bean salad if you can get good beans.

            1. Crispy iceberg lettuce with smokey bacon, tomatoes and an herbed buttermilk dressing or bleu cheese dressing (homemade dressings of course) and maybe some thinly sliced and soaked red onions