photograph by Matt Hulsman

Yield: 4 servings.

¼ cup Duke’s mayonnaise
2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon sugar
⅛ teaspoon salt
2 Honeycrisp apples, peeled, cored, and cut into 1-inch cubes
Juice of ½ lemon
½ cup red seedless grapes, halved
1 stalk celery, sliced
¼ cup chopped walnuts
2 ounces blue cheese, crumbled

Mix together mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, and salt. Set aside.

Place apples in mixing bowl. Squeeze juice from lemon over apples and toss. Add grapes, celery, and walnuts.

Pour in dressing and add blue cheese. Toss lightly, cover, and refrigerate until ready to serve.

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Lynn Wells is a personal chef with more than 20 years of experience in the food and hospitality industry and a degree in Nutrition Management from UNCG.