I made the Marinated Lentil Salad from Ecological Cooking by Jo Stepaniak & Kathy Hecker. It was pretty simple to make and Rob said it was delicious. The dressing for the salad has dijon mustard in it, which I will only occasionally tolerate (I am not a fan of mustard, he loves all types of mustards). I was in a picky-food mood so I didn’t try it but I’m blogging about it anyway since I made it and Rob enjoyed it. 😀 He took it for lunch for two days.
The salad is a mixture of lentils, carrots, red onion, and parsley marinated in a dressing for a few hours:
And while we’re on the topic of salad, I just wanted to remind everyone that Salad is the theme for the Weekend Cookbook Challenge #14. The lentil salad isn’t my entry but I’ll be posting my entry this weekend 🙂 Be sure to check back! If you’d like to participate, there’s still time. You have until March 5, 2007.
I recently found a wonderful old cookbook for only $1.50! It’s the 1942 edition of the The Victory Binding of the American Woman’s Cookbook – Wartime Edition. The cookbook was edited and revised by the director of the Culinary Arts Institute – Ruth Berolzheimer. The book is even dedicated to General Douglas MacArthur.
There are over 800 pages of recipes, menu plans, fun facts about food, and of course a section on wartime cookery! I’m going to have so much fun picking out recipes to try from this and all of my other recent cookbook acquisitions. I’ll be sure to post about anything I make from this cookbook…most likley I’ll start off with a dessert recipe. 😀
There’s even some full color pictures in the book like this one from the inside cover:
Hope everyone has a wonderful weekend. I also want to mention a shameless plug for A Car Blog from Chicagoland…Rob decided to start a blog 🙂