Thursday, April 8, 2010

Recipe Thursday!

I am leaving for the beach this afternoon so I won't be blogging any recipes tomorrow!  A few of us girls are going down to celebrate Kerra's bachelorette party! Fun fun.  So while I am basking in the sun here are some refreshing recipes for this warm weather!

Tossed Salad with Apples and Cashews

Dressing: 3/4 Cup Sugar
1 tsp. dry mustard
1 tsp. salt
1/3 Cup cider vinegar
1 tsp. chopped onion
1/2 Cup water
1/2 Cup Veg. oil
1.5 tsp. poppy seeds

Salad: 1 small head lettuce
5 ounces fresh baby spinach
2 LARGE granny smith apples, sliced very thin
1/2 pound swiss cheese, grated
1 (9-1/4 ounce) tin cashews
dried cranberries

Heat the sugar, mustard, salt, vinegar, and onion until the sugar is dissolved.  Do not boil.  Add the water, oil, and poppy seeds.  Chill slightly.  Toss together lettuce, spinach, apples, cheese, and cashews.  Serve with dressing on the side.

Serves 6-8

Cranberry Salad (my lovely Mimi's recipe)

1 package raspberry jello
1 Cup hot water
1/2 Cup cold water

Add 2 cups cranberries-chopped in blender
1 orange
1 Cup sugar

Place in serving dish and refrigerate several hours.

Hope everyone has a fabulous and safe weekend!!!

No comments:

Post a Comment