Recipe Two from Gooseberry Patch’s Homestyle in a Hurry!


This is such a great cookbook.  As you saw I had so many recipes marked in my copy marked and can’t wait to make each and every one of them!  This caught my eye right away.  I had a raised bed full of  “second pickings” broccoli and what better to make than a fresh brocolli salad!

Here’s your recipe and another chance to win a copy of this wonderful NEW Gooseberry Patch cookbook! Just leave a comment.  Oh…and be sure and make this salad – it is wonderful!


Broccoli Salad Deluxe


  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 1/2 pounds broccoli, cut into flowerets and chopped
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 6 ounces sweet dried cranberries
  • 2 1/4 ounce slivered almonds, toasted
  • 3/4 cup dried apricots, diced
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Whisk together mayonnaise, sugar, vinegar, salt and pepper in a large bowl.  Add remaining ingredient; toss together.  Serve immediately or cover and chill up to 6 hours before serving.  Makes 8-10 servings.

YES!  It was as delicious as it was beautiful!!!


Best of luck – I wish you could all win!  However since that’s not possible, as soon as we all congratulate the winner on January 22, and if you are not that lucky duck, zip over to Gooseberry Patch and get yourself a copy of Homestyle in a Hurry.  Oh heck ~ go ahead and order several – they make great gifts for all your foodie friends.  Now leave me a comment and get your name in.

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Yvonnie Gord

Thanks for the recipe review… please enter me for a chance to win a copy of this book!


Wow! This looks delicious AND easy. :)


Oh Susan, I agree the dish is beautiful and I am sure delicious as well. Thanks for the review and another chance to win the cookbook.

Andrea Dorn

It looks good. They cookbook looks very good.

Ditto – I am sure it tastes as wonderful as it looks!

Lynne Binkley

I love broccoli salad. I’ve never had it with the apricots . . . sounds wonderful. Looks like a great cookbook.


I’ve never tasted a broccoli dish I didn’t like

I love broccoli salad Susan, and this version looks very good! Well done. That book is on my list of want to haves! xx

Jennifer Hester

I love Gooseberry Patch and I love to cook, thank you for the great giveaway.

Margo Goldberg

Looks amazing, can’t wait to try it out. Please enter me to win :)


Love Gooseberry Patch! Thanks for the opportunity to win :)

angela m

i have made this salad is delicious..
and of course i love gooseberry patch..

Tammy Hess

Thanks for the great recipes……I hope I win!!!!!!

Sue Reed

These look absolutely yummy ! Please enter me in the contest. Thanks :)

Beth T

I can’t wait to try this salad…looks so good!!!

Heather N.

Looks yummo! Have wanted to make my own broccoli salad..will be even better when the farmers market is open!

Valerie Gardner

Great recipe!! Thanks for the chance!

crystal shook

That looks so good….Thanks :-)


I love anything made with broccoli. I can’t wait to try this recipe.

Janet O.

YUMMMMMY!!! I LOVE broccoli salad and Gooseberry Patch cookbooks! Sooooo, I’m hoping that I win this one!!

Diana K

I love broccoli! This recipie looks delicious and I’d love to win a copy of the book so I can try out all of the other wonderful recipes.

Nicole G.

I absolutely love Gooseberry Patch Cookbooks! Winning a copy of Homestyle in a Hurry would be the BEST!! Can’t wait to try the broccoli recipe… it looks delicious!! c:

Tomi Evans

I love Gooseberry Patch cookbooks! They have food for real people – nothing too fancy or hard to make. Thanks for being generous enough to host giveaways!

Sherilyn Jackson

Brocolli Salad is one of our FAVORITES! THANKS for a NEW version to try :-D

Carol Ann

I am going to be trying it tonight!

Valerie Banks

Sounds yummy and easy! Thanks!

Debbie Powell

This salad looks absolutely delicious. I think I will try it this weekend. I have 3 of your other books that I just love and this one also looks awesome .


This looks very good. I really like the addition of the dried apricots and cranberries.

Trudi B.

This looks like a great salad for a potluck or family get together.
May have to give it a try next time I need a covered dish to take along.

Katrinia Monroe

I have been collecting Gooseberry Patch cookbooks for several years now and will continue to do so. I have made many great selections over the years and love the crafty ideas provided in each book. Thanks to your commitment to excellence and providing us with many great products. I would love to be entered to win this giveaway. :-)

Deboirah Gelacio

What a great way to get kids to try broccoli!

Michelle Ayala

I’ve always liked these cookbooks but recently I’ve been rediscovering how great they are. Thanks for sharing this!! :)


My husband loves this salad!

This looks so good!! Can’t wait to make it. Broccoli is so good for you. I am always looking for recipes with Broccoli in it. Thank you so much.


Thanks for sharing this recipe! It looks great! I’m looking forward to trying it soon! I’d love to win a copy of this cookbook! Have a fun weekend!!

Geralyn Attree

Recipe sounds great!

Christy Brady

This looks wonderful!

Bobbi Greene

Looks wonderful… the salad and the cookbook! Thanks for the contest!

Hannah T.

I love anything Gooseberry Patch! Excited about another new cookbook!


Looks good, can’t wait to try it & ditto Tomi :)

Vicki Nelson

Love the recipe as much as the pictures. Thanks for sharing. Love your Blog and Goose Berry.

would love the cook book

Jana Gibson

Looks delicious! Love your books!

Lisa Suit

I would love to win this cookbook, I love Gooseberry Patch! :)


the red onion sets the whole dish off with its pop of color !

want the cook book please


great cookbooks! love them!!

Mary Anne

I am a new collector to the Gooseberry Patch. I would love to be able to add this edition to my collection. Thanks for the chance


I have only one of the cookbooks, I NEED this one!! Please? LOL