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7up21One of the things I love to pick up are old cookbooks..especially the ones that promote recipes made with brand name products. Over the weekend, I found a small pamphlet that suggested we "Fresh Up" with that famous lively Seven-Up flavor!  (Because it's "so pure, so good and so wholesome!") Seven-Up Salad is "piquant..and delicious."  I'm not sure what piquant means..but here's how you make it. Add one packet lime gelatin (Jell-o) to one cup hot apple sauce. Stir until dissolved, and then add the 7-Up.  Chill until thickened.  Pour into small gelatin molds. Allow to set. It then recommends you serve with Seven-Up Dressing, which involves mixing flour, sugar, salt, dry mustard, 2 eggs, 1/2 cup vinegar and two bottles of 7-Up. You're supposed to cook it in the top of a double boiler. Gee, I'm fresh out of double boilers so I think I have to pass. So if that didn't sound nasty enough, how does this grab you? Mix chilled 7-Up and cold milk in equal parts, by pouring the 7-Up gently into the milk. Do not stir. They say it's a delicious blended food drink. Another word comes into mind for me. Can you say "curdle"?

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03/02/2009 10:11AM
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03/04/2009 8:48AM
SuzG
I *love* old cookbooks! The recipes are fascinating. Jonathan shouldn't give you a hard time about collecting them. They are history! And educational! and probably scientific or something else important. Anyway - enjoy them.
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