Cuke salad is a suite of plugins that help developers write test cases for various types of application. Most of the step definitions that are common for any type of application are implemented in these plugin jars. You can simply include them in your test project and start testing.
To start with you can try the CukeRestSalad plugin to test REST based services that produce json response.
Keep a watch on CukeSalad to find new plugins as they come.