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Perfection Salad

Posted by on Jul. 27, 2014 at 12:15 AM
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Have you ever tried this?  It's an oldie from the 50's, very cooling, almost as good as air conditioning. 

"Perfection Salad" - serve along grilled meats or salmon.

1⁄2 cup sugar

1⁄3 cup rice vinegar

2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
2 tbsp. unflavored powdered gelatin,
   softened in 1⁄2 cup cold water
1 tsp. kosher salt
2 cups chopped celery
1 cup finely shredded cabbage
2 jarred pimentos, minced
1 green bell pepper, cored, seeded,
   and minced
Canola oil, for greasing

1. Stir together sugar, vinegar, lemon juice, gelatin, and salt in a small saucepan over medium heat until gelatin dissolves; chill 30 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients. 

2. Grease a 12" x 4" x 2 1⁄2 " loaf pan and transfer gelatin mixture to mold. Chill until set, about 6 hours. 

3. To release salad from mold, slide a knife along the edge of the mold; set mold in a bowl of hot water for 5 seconds. Invert salad onto a serving dish.

by on Jul. 27, 2014 at 12:15 AM
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by Gold Member on Jul. 27, 2014 at 6:11 AM

 This was very popular at one time, but I never really cared for it. I prefer vegetables without the gelatin added. Just my taste.

by Rhonda on Jul. 27, 2014 at 7:52 AM

never tried it

by Sarah on Jul. 28, 2014 at 7:39 AM
I've never heard of that
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