Tabouli

Having its origin in Lebanon & Syria, tabouli (tabbouleh) is a vegetarian salad that combines minced herbs and soaked bulgar. It’s popular in mediterranean cuisine & had a surge of popularity in America in the late 1970s and early 80s. I remember my mother making this and thinking it was weird. As an adult, I’m … Continue reading

Sour Cream Potato Salad

Clipped from some unknown magazine we find a recipe for Sour Cream Potato Salad. Although there is thankfully an absence of gelatin, this does call for the salad to be packed into a jello mold and chilled. I don’t love potato salad, but my mother used to make a red potato salad that I loved. … Continue reading

Guacamole Ring

As a native Californian, I eat avocados and guacamole all the time. People get really testy about their method of preparing guacamole, but I have never EVER seen it made in a ring. This is another Jello monstrosity and I am feeling attacked! I kid, of course, but who would put gelatin in guac??? Guacamole … Continue reading

Eggplant Pepper Salad

Here’s a newspaper clipping for a salad I think I would have to pass on. I have tried to like eggplant, but the best way to eat it seems to be (to me) smothered in red sauce and parmesan cheese. The recipe reminds me a little bit of a salad I used to make with … Continue reading

Plain Beets Canned / Harvard Beets

This recipe card is one of those folded deals, so it has double the space on the front and back, but when folded it fit nicely into the index card sized boxes that were so popular with our predecessors. These days we save bookmarks and pins, not much printed or handwritten documentation. I email recipes … Continue reading