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“WE GROW OUR OWN”
MANCHESTER, CT 06040
Appetizer or Dip:
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 cup mayo
1 cup sour cream
1 bunch green onion chopped
3 large tomato seeded and diced
1 pound bacon cooked and crumbled
Mix all of the above together and serve on Ritz crackers. Tastes like a
Bacon, lettuce tomato sandwich. Source: Jane Johnson Nelson, You've Got It Made Catering, Chicago, Illinois.
Grilled Vegetable Salad~Ingredients: 1 cup balsamic or herb vinegar,1
tablespoon olive oil,1 tablespoon water,2 tablespoons shallot, finely chopped,1
teaspoon dried Italian seasoning,
1 1/2 teaspoons honey or molasses,1/4 teaspoon salt,1/4 teaspoon black pepper,1/2 pound baby carrots,2 red or yellow bell peppers,2 zucchini squash,2 yellow squash,1 large sweet onion
Combine first 8 ingredients in a large bowl; stir well and set aside. Cut vegetables into 1-inch pieces; add to vinegar mixture, tossing to coat. Let stand 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove vegetables with a slotted spoon, reserving vinegar mixture. Place a grilling basket (or foil that you've folded up sides to form a square, and poked holes in the bottom) on grill rack, and cover with grill lid. Grill 15 minutes or until crisp-tender, turning occasionally. Return vegetables to reserved vinegar mixture, tossing gently. Cover and refrigerate overnight. You can substitute other vegetables,using the same quantities.
Crush 2 quarts of raspberries
and pour 2 quarts of cider vinegar over them. Let
stand two days, strain, and pour the same vinegar
over 2 more quarts of berries. Let stand again for
two days and after straining, measure the liquid.
Add for each pint, one pound of sugar. Boil five
minutes, skim, bottle and seal.
~Rumford Complete Cookbook-1931
2 medium Zucchini, sliced thin
2 medium tomatoes, sliced thin
1 cup red onion, sliced thing in rings
Dressing: 1/2 cup olive oil, 2 tablespoons wine or herb vinegar, 2 tsp. fresh chopped basil,
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
Pour dressing over vegetables, allow to marinate for several hours. Delicious!
Salad and dressing for a healthy heart~Patti Botticello