An American Family History


from Aunt Pit's Recipe Box

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Perfection Salad - Fine


from Laura Booker


Soak one envelope geletine in 1/2 up cold water five minutes

add 1/2 cup mild vinegar
juice of 1 lemon
1/2 cup sugar
1 tea spoon salt
1 pint boiling water

Let cool

Add - 1 cup choped cabbage
2 cup choped celery
1/2 cup red piento = 1 can
(1 bell pepper or omit pepper.)



Just in case Aunt Pit didn't include the details of using powdered gelatin, here they are:
Sprinkle gelatin on cold liquid.
Let stand for 5 to 10 minutes.
Add warm liquid or heat gently.
Stir until dissolved.



Colonial Maryland
Colonial New England
Colonial Virginia & West Virginia
Quakers & Mennonites
New Jersey Baptists
German Lutherans
Watauga Settlement
Pennsylvania Pioneers
Midwest Pioneers
Jewish Immigrants

©Roberta Tuller 2020
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