Sure you can buy it everywhere, but why not try making your own, fresh dressing once in a while.
Home-Style Thousand Island Dressing
½ Cup-olive oil
2 Tablespoons-lemon juice
2 Tablespoons-orange juice
1 teaspoon minced onion
1 teaspoon-Worcestershire sauce
¼ teaspoon-yellow mustard
1 teaspoon-chopped parsley
Place all the above ingredients in a pint fruit jar with lid and shake vigorously until the dressing is well mixed and creamy. Pour over tomatoes, asparagus, peas, beans, spinach or lettuce. Serve as a salad.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Sunday, March 26, 2017
2 firm, good-sized tomatoes
3 Tablespoons- bread crumbs
2 Tablespoons-left-over cooked vegetables (peas, beans, celery or corn)
1 Tablespoon-chopped cooked ham or cooked bacon
1 teaspoon -melted butter
Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees.
Wash the tomatoes thoroughly and cut a slice one inch in diameter from the blossom end, reserving it for future use. Carefully scoop out the pulp, being careful to leave the shell firm. To the tomato pulp, add bread crumbs, left-over vegetables, chopped meat, egg, melted butter, salt and paprika. Cook the mixture four minutes over medium-high heat. Fill the shells with the cooked mixture. Put the slices back on the tomatoes. Place in a small pan and bake 20 minutes.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
IRISH POTATO SOUP
8 medium potatoes
1 large onion, sliced
2 tablespoons Mrs. Dash
dash of salt
about a cup of evaporated milk
2 tablespoons butter
Peel and boil potatoes with onion, spices and salt; press all through a colander; then thin it with milk and add a lump of butter, more seasoning, if necessary; bring to a boil and remove from heat. Serve immediately.
Monday, March 13, 2017
Simple Apple Sauce
4 apples, Granny Smith
1 Tablespoon - light brown sugar
Wash and core the apples. Add water and cook slowly in a covered pan until tender. Remove cover, add the sugar and cook two minutes. Sprinkle cinnamon on the top.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
½ Cup-chopped ham
2 Tablespoons sweet pickle relish
1 Tablespoon-chopped green olives with pimentos
3 Tablespoons -Miracle Whip salad dressing
Mix all ingredients and chill at least 2 hours before serving. Spread evenly over toasted bread slices.
You can substitute tuna or chicken for the ham.
Friday, March 3, 2017
Creamed Tuna on Toast
1 Tablespoon diced pimento
3 slices of bread, toasted and sliced length-wise
½ Cup-tuna, shredded
Melt the butter, add the flour, salt and pimento. Mix well. Gradually pour in the milk. Allow the mixture to boil one minute. Stir constantly. Add the tuna, cook one minute and pour over toasted bread.