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FIFTY SALADS

BY

THOMAS J. MURREY,

Author of "Fifty Soups," "Valuable Cooking Recipes," Etc. Formerly professional Caterer of the Continental Hotel, Philadelphia, and Astor House, New York.

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NEW YORK WHITE, STOKES, & ALLEN PUBLISHERS

COPYRIGHT, 1885, BY WHITE, STOKES, & ALLEN.

CONTENTS.

REMARKS ON SALADS, 7 BORAGE FOR SALADS, 8 PLAIN SALAD DRESSING, 9 MAYONNAISE, 10 ANCHOVY SALAD, 10 ASPARAGUS SALAD, 10 BEANS, LIMA, SALAD OF, 11 BEEF SALAD, 11 BEET LEAVES SALAD, 12 BLOATER, YARMOUTH, SALAD OF, 12 BREAKFAST SALAD, 12 BRUSSELS SPROUTS SALAD, 13 CARROT SALAD, 13 CAULIFLOWER SALAD, 13 CELERIAC SALAD, 14 CELERY SALAD, 14 CHERRY SALAD, 15 CHICORY SALAD, 15 CHICKEN SALAD, 15 CODFISH (SALT) SALAD, 17 CORN SALAD, OR FETTICUS, 17 CRAB SALAD, 17 CRAY FISH SALAD, 18 CRESS SALAD, 18 CUCUMBER SALAD, 19 CURRANT SALAD, 19 DANDELION SALAD, 19 DUMAS SALAD, 20 EELS, MAYONNAISE OF, 20 EGG SALAD, 21 ENDIVE SALAD, 21 ESCAROLE SALAD, 21 FROG SALAD, 22 HERBS FOR SALADS, 22 HERRING SALAD, 23 HOP SALAD, 23 ITALIAN SALAD, 24 LAMB SALAD, 24 LETTUCE SALAD, 25 LOBSTER SALAD, 25 MELON SALAD, 26 MINT SALAD, 26 ORANGE SALADS, 26 OYSTER SALAD, 27 PIGEON SALAD, 27 PINEAPPLE SALAD, 27 POTATO SALAD, 28 PRAWN SALAD, 28 RABBIT SALAD, 29 SALMON SALADS, 29 SARDINE SALAD, 30 SCOLLOP SALAD, 30 TOMATO SALAD, 31

E. C.'S SALAD DRESSING, 31 S. F.'S SHRIMP SALAD, 32

REMARKS ON SALADS.

Of the many varieties of food daily consumed, none are more important than a salad, rightly compounded. And there is nothing more exasperating than an inferior one. The salad is the Prince of the Menu, and although a dinner be perfect in every other detail except the salad, the affair will be voted a failure if that be poor. It is therefore necessary for those contemplating dinner giving, to personally overlook the preparation of the salad if they wish favorable criticism.

To become a perfect salad maker, do not attempt too much at first; practise on plain salads and plain dressings before you try combination salads, fancy dressings, and elaborate garnishings, and you will soon become proficient in the art. Do not prepare plain salads until the moment they are wanted at table. Should they be mixed long before they are served, you will find the lettuce flabby and the dressing watery and insipid.

The importance of using none but the purest condiments must not be overlooked, for a perfect salad cannot be made with inferior ingredients. Garnishing or decorating salads presents an opportunity for displaying artistic taste and judgment. The most deliciously blended salad will not be appreciated unless it is attractive in appearance. No exact rule can be laid down for garnishing; much depends on the judgment and good taste of the salad maker... Continue reading book >>




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