Fresh Vegetables

A Variety of Salads

BUTTER BEAN SALAD Lightly mix together one pint butter beans (canned or cooked), one cup chopped celery, one tablespoon finely chopped onion, and one tablespoon finely chopped green pepper. Garnish with grated cheese, and serve with French dressing. COTTAGE CHEESE AND PRUNE SALAD Wash one and one-half dozen medium sized prunes. Remove pits and let soak over night. Mix one and one-fourth cups cottage cheese, one-fourth cup chopped hickory nuts, one-fourth teaspoon salt, and a […]

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aspic with boiled egg and chicken

What is Aspic?

ASPIC is a cold flavorful dish where various ingredients are set into a gelatin made from a meat stock or consomm√©. Stock made from cooking meat has a natural gelatin that congeals when cooled. The stock can be clarified with egg whites and flavored. Common ingredients that are set into aspics are meat pieces, fruits, or vegetables. Aspics are usually served on cold plates to keep the gel from melting. From cookbooks published in the […]

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