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apples Arrange asparagus bacon bananas beets cabbage capers celery cheese chicken chiffonade chives cold boiled cold water cooked cover with mayonnaise cream dressing crisp lettuce leaves cucumbers cup of chopped dice endive English walnuts four tablespoonfuls French dressing garlic garnish garnish with sliced gelatin grapefruit green peppers half a cup hard boiled eggs head lettuce head of lettuce jelly layer lemon juice lettuce leaves Line the salad lobster mayonnaise dressing mould mustard olive oil one-half cupful onion oranges parsley Peel and slice pineapple pint platter pulp radishes remove salad bowl Salad Cut salad dish Salad Line Salad Peel Salad Rub Salad Soak Salad Take salt and pepper sauce season with salt Serve on lettuce Serve very cold Serve with mayonnaise set on ice shredded sprigs of parsley Sprinkle stir string beans sweetbreads tablespoonfuls tablespoonfuls of olive tablespoonfuls of vinegar teaspoonful of salt thin tomatoes vinegar water cress yolks
Page 10 - Let onion atoms lurk within the bowl, And, half-suspected, animate the whole. Of mordant mustard add a single spoon, Distrust the condiment that bites so soon; But deem it not, thou man of herbs, a fault To add a double quantity of salt; Four times the spoon with oil of Lucca crown, And twice with vinegar procured from town; And lastly o'er the flavoured compound toss A magic soupcon of anchovy sauce.
Page 10 - To make this condiment, your poet begs The pounded yellow of two hard-boiled eggs; Two boiled potatoes, passed through kitchen sieve, Smoothness and softness to the salad give. Let onion atoms lurk within the bowl. And, half-suspected, animate the whole. Of mordant mustard add a single spoon, Distrust the condiment that bites so soon ; But deem it not, thou man of herbs, a fault, To add a double quantity of salt. Four times the spoon with oil...
Page 44 - Twould tempt the dying anchorite to eat ; Back to the world he'd turn his fleeting soul, And plunge his fingers in the salad bowl ! Serenely full, the epicure would say, Fate cannot harm me, I have dined today ! — Sidney Smith.
Page 70 - The discovery of a new dish does more for the happiness of the human race than the discovery of a new constellation.
Page 40 - Tis an old maxim in the schools, That flattery's the food of fools; Yet now and then your men of wit Will condescend to take a bit.
Page 30 - Line a dish thickly with lettuce-leaves and fill with the chopped ham and celery. Make a dressing the same as for cold slaw and turn over the whole. Very fine. CRAB SALAD. Boil three dozen hard-shell crabs twenty-five minutes; drain and let them cool gradually; remove the upper shell and the tail, break the remainder apart and pick out the meat carefully. The large claws should not be forgotten, for they contain a dainty morsel, and the creamy fat attached to the upper shell should not be overlooked....
Page 27 - It is the bounty of nature that we live, but of philosophy that we live well; which is, in truth, a greater benefit than life itself.
Page 65 - Live while you live' — the epicure would say, ' And seize the pleasure of the present day ;' ' Live while you live ' — the sacred preacher cries, ' And give to God each moment as it flies.
Page 19 - Give us the luxuries of life and we will dispense with the necessities.