Lettuce And Cheese Salad

No. 1.

1 cup hard cheese Milk or cream Pepper and salt 6 chopped olives

1/2 cup shredded lettuce

1/2 cup pimiento strips

Lettuce leaves

Boiled or mayonnaise dressing

Put the cheese through a food-grinder and moisten slightly with milk or cream. Add pepper and salt to taste. Add chopped olives, shredded lettuce and pimiento strips. Press this mixture into the form of a brick and, when cool and firm, cut in slices. Place on lettuce leaves and serve with boiled or mayonnaise dressing.

Frosted Melon Mold

Melon Fruit gelatin Cream cheese

Milk

Curly endive or chicory

French or mayonnaise dressing

Peel a whole melon. Cut a slice from end and remove seeds. Fill center with fruit gelatin and refrigerate until gelatin is firm. Slightly soften cheese with milk and frost the entire outside of melon. Serve in slices on crisp chicory, with dressing.

Egg And Peanut Salad With Celery

6 hard-cooked eggs 1/4 to 1/2 cup chopped peanuts or peanut butter

Mayonnaise

Celery curls

Garnish of peanut halves

Cut the eggs in half lengthwise, remove the yolks and combine with chopped peanuts or peanut butter and mayonnaise to moisten. Fill the whites with this mixture. Put two halves of egg on a plate, surround with curls of celery. Put two tablespoons of mayonnaise dressing over each egg and garnish with peanut halves. Lay a halved peanut on each celery curl.

Salad Eggs

6 hard-cooked eggs 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon cream 1/2 teaspoon mustard Pinch cayenne

1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon anchovy paste Lettuce or cress Garnish of radishes and small onions

Remove the shells from the cold, hard-cooked eggs and cut a large piece from the top of each, take out the yolks and mix them to form a paste with butter, cream, mustard, cayenne, salt and anchovy paste. Put this mixture back into the hollows and lay the eggs on a dish of lettuce or cress. Garnish with radishes and small onions.

Daisy Salad

6 hard-cooked eggs 12 lettuce leaves

1/2 cup mayonnaise

Cut the whites of eggs into rings and mix the yolks with the mayonnaise. On a platter arrange lettuce leaves to form cups. On these cups arrange the egg rings to simulate daisy petals and heap the yolks in the center. Cold string beans, boiled whole, may be used to simulate foliage if desired.

Miscellaneous Combinations For Fruit And Vegetable Salads

1. Avocado, grapefruit, romaine

2. Avocado, orange and cress

3. Avocado, peeled white grapes and chicory

4. Avocado, tangerine, pecans and lettuce

5. Avocado, tart apple and romaine

6. Chicory, escarole and grapefruit

7. Chicory, shredded cabbage and lettuce

8. Escarole, Chinese cabbage and cress

9. Chinese cabbage, tomato slice, radish, olive, in a pagoda

10. Endive, carrot sticks and grapefruit

11. Shredded carrot, Chinese cabbage and romaine

12. Orange, Bermuda onion and romaine

13. Tomato, cucumber, celery and onion

14. Potato diced, celery, cucumber, green pepper and pimiento

15. Green peas, peanuts, mint leaves and lettuce

16. Dandelion, escarole, pimiento and onion