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Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing-Dish Dainties

With Fifty Illustrations of Original Dishes

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Published: 1899
Language: English
Wordcount: 47,123 / 153 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.1
LoC Category: TX
Downloads: 11,216
Added to site: 2006.08.19
mnybks.net#: 14719
Genre: Cooking
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ned, as, by the pickling process, liquid will drain out into the bottom of the vessel and, mixing with the mayonnaise, will liquefy the same.

=Arrangement of Salads.=

In the arrangement of salads there may be great display of taste and individuality. By a judicious selection from materials that may be kept constantly in store, and with one or two window boxes, in which herbs are growing, any one, with a modicum of inventive skill, can so change and modify the appearance and flavor of her salads that she may seem always to present a new one.

=Composition of Mayonnaise.=

Mayonnaise dressing is composed largely of olive oil. A small amount of yolk of egg is used as a foundation. The oil, with the addition of condiments, is slightly acidulated with vinegar and lemon juice, one or both, and the whole is made very light and thick by beating. Mayonnaise forms a very handsome dressing, and it is much enjoyed by those who are fond of oil.

=Value of Oil.=

Pure olive oil is almo

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2008.10.11
Maria Pelegrino
*****

I Love the Tea Sandwich section. English sandwiches have such great variety. Instead of the newer books on the subject that usually reccomend such and such product for a paste, this book explains in depth what exactly needs to go on the sandwich and how to produce it. Thank you!


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