Vegetable Salad Recipe Vegetable Salads

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   Recipe from the first lady in 1975, Mrs. Gerald Ford and a Recipe from the Vice Presidents wife in 1975, Mrs. Nelson Rockefeller.

Enjoy recipes from an old cookbook made years ago from a rural community plus a recipe from the White House during that time.

Vegetable Salad Recipe Vegetable Salads

Carolina Slaw Recipe

   Ingredients required
1 head cabbage, shredded
1 medium onion, shredded
1 medium green pepper, shredded
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 cup of vanilla
3/4 cup salad oil
1 tbsp salt
1 teaspoon celery seed
2 teaspoon sugar

Instructions for Carolina Slaw Recipe

   Pour the half cup of sugar over the cabbage, onion and green pepper mixture. Let stand for 30 minutes. Combine the other ingredients, bring to a boil and let boil for 3 minutes. Let this mixture cool and then pour over slow mix. Covered tight and refrigerate at least 4 hours. This slaw will keep for at least a week. Serves six to eight.

Cucumber Yogurt Salad Recipe

   Ingredients required
2 cucumbers
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup plain yogurt
1 teaspoon of vinegar
1 teaspoon freeze dried chives
1/4 teaspoon turmeric
1/8 teaspoon dill weed
generous dash garlic powder
generous dash ground pepper

Instructions for Cucumber Yogurt Salad Recipe

   Peel cucumber. Cut in quarters then slice the sticks in the thin slices. Add salt and refrigerate 2 or 3 hours. Mix Yogurt and remaining ingredients and refrigerate 2 to 3 hours. Turn cucumber into colander. Press out all moisture. Mixed with yogurt.

Kraut Salad Recipe

   Ingredients required
one #Kraut washed and drained
1 cup celery, chopped
1 sweet pepper, chopped
one medium onion, chopped
Heat Together:
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon celery seed
1/2 cup of oil
1/4 cup vinegar

Instructions for Kraut Salad Recipe

   Pour liquid over Kraut mixture and mix thoyoughly. Chill.

Marinated Sliced Tomatoes Salad Recipe

   Ingredients required
one #Kraut washed and drained
3 or 3 large ripe tomatoes
1/2 cup oil, salad or olive
2 tablespoons vinegar
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
1 tbsp finely chopped onion
1 tbsp capers
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon salt

Instructions for Marinated Sliced Tomatoes Salad Recipe

   Wash tomatoes. Pat dry and slice into thick slices. Arrange slices slightly overlapping in shallow serving dish. In small bowl combine oil, vinegar, parsley, onion, Capers, garlic and salt. Mix well. Pour over tomato slices. Refrigerate covered 1 hour. Fresh basil maybe used instead of pasley. Serves 4

Ashville Salad Recipe

   Ingredients required
1 can of tomato soup
3 small cream cheese
2 tablespoons unflavored gelatin
1/2 cup cold water
1 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup green pepper, chopped
1/2 cup onions, chopped

Instructions for Ashville Salad Recipe

   Bring soup to boiling and add cheese. Stir until smooth. Then add gelatin which has been softened in cold water. When mixture is fairly cold add mayonnaise and vegetables. Olives and nuts may be added if desired. Chill in large mold or individual moolds. Garnish with olives and ring of green peppers. Serves 10 to 12.

List of Salad Recipes

Chicken Salad
Dressings (salad)
Fruit Salad
Jello Salad
Pasta Salad
Potato Salad
Vegetable Salads

Baking Abbreviations
tsp. - teaspoon
Tbsp. - tablespoon
C. - cup
pt. - pint
qt. - quart
pk. - peck
bu. - bushel
oz. - ounce, ounces
lb. - pound, pounds
sq. - square
min. - minute, minutes
hr. - hour, hours
mod. - moderate, moderately
doz. - dozen
Simplified Measures
dash - less than 1/8 teaspoon
3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
16 tablespoon = 1 cup
1 cup = 1/2 pint
2 cups = 1 pint
2 pints (4 cups) = 1 quart
4 quarts(liquid) = 1 gallon
8 quarts(solid) = 1 peck
4 pecks = 1 bushel
16 ounces = 1 pound
2 tablespoon = 1/4 cup
5 1/3 tablespoons = 1/3 cup
8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup
10 2/3 tablespoons = 2/3 cup
12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup
14 tablespoons = 7/8 cup