Stir-Fried Cauliflower

Ingredients
1 med. head cauliflower
1/4 c. salad oil
1/4 c. soy sauce
1/4 tsp. sugar
2 tsp. Cornstarch
Preparation:
ABOUT 15 MINUTES BEFORE SERVING: Break cauliflower into small flowerets. In 5-quart Dutch oven or 12-inch skillet, over high heat, in very hot salad oil, cook cauliflower, stirring quickly and constantly until coated with oil. Add soy sauce, sugar and 1/2 cup water. Reduce heat to medium-high; cover and cook 6 minutes or until tender-crisp, stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, stir cornstarch with 2 tablespoons cold water until smooth. Stir into cauliflower, cook, stirring until mixture thickens. Makes 6 servings.

Spinach Salad and Dressing

Ingredients
SALAD
Fresh spinach
Fresh sliced mushrooms
Croutons
Sliced purple onion
2-3 hard-cooked eggs, sliced
Crisp, crumbled bacon
DRESSING:
1/3 c. vinegar (cider or wine)
1 c. oil
1 med. onion, finely chopped
1 tsp. salt
1 tbsp. prepared mustard
3/4 tsp. celery seed
1/4 to 1/3 c. sugar
Preparation:
Clean spinach greens well. Dry and toss with rest of ingredients. Refrigerate. Shake dressing ingredients well to blend. Add to greens just before serving.

7-Up Jello Salad

Ingredients
1 lg. or 2 sm. pkg. lemon Jello
2 c. boiling water
16 oz. (2 c.) 7-Up
2-3 sliced bananas
1 sm. crushed and drained pineapple (save juice)
2 tbsp. instant flour (Wondra)
1 c. pineapple juice
1/2 c. sugar
1 egg
Preparation:
Dissolve Jello in boiling water. Add 7-Up. Cool. Pour into 9×13 inch pan. Add bananas and pineapple. Cover with miniature marshmallows. Refrigerate until set. In a saucepan, mix above ingredients. Cook all until pudding consistency. Take off heat. Add 2 tablespoons butter and stir. Cool. Spread this over marshmallow layer. Top with 4 oz. grated American cheese (buy it by the chunk in Deli).

Hot Cattage Potato Salad

Ingredients
10 lg. potatoes, cooked and cubed
1 lg. green pepper, diced
1 lg. onion, diced
1/2 to 3/4 lb. cubed cheese (Muenster, Colby, or Velveeta)
1 sm. jar pimento, chopped
4 slices soft bread, cubed2 sticks butter or margarine
3/4 c. milk
Salt and pepper to taste
1 c. corn flakes, crushed
Preparation:
Toss together all of the above ingredients. Melt butter or margarine in milk. Add salt and pepper. Add above tossed ingredients. Mix all together. Place in 9×13 inch casserole dish. Sprinkle corn flakes on top. Bake at 400 degrees for 45 minutes.

Hot Pepper Salad

Ingredients
1 (4 oz.) jar Progresso hot cherry peppers, sliced
1/2 stick pepperoni, sliced and quartered
1/2 brick extra sharp Cheddar cheese
1 loaf French bread
Preparation:
Mix jar of peppers, including liquid, cheese, and pepperoni and refrigerate. Ready any time.

Chicken Salad

Ingredients
5 c. chicken (4 whole breasts)
2 tbsp. salad oil
2 tbsp. orange juice
2 tbsp. white vinegar
1 tsp. salt3 c. cooked rice (1 c. uncooked)
1 1/2 c. cut green grapes
1 c. chopped celery
1 c. pineapple chunks
1 c. mandarin oranges
1 c. slivered almonds
1 1/2 c. mayonnaise
Preparation:
Let chicken set in this overnight. Gently toss together.

Broccoli Salad

Ingredients
2 bunches raw broccoli, cut up sm.
1 med. red onion, chopped
1/2 to 1 c. raisins
10-12 slices bacon, fried and crumbled
1 c. mayonnaise
1/2 c. sugar
2 tbsp. Vinegar
Preparation:
Mix all ingredients together. Marinate in refrigerator for 3 hours. Serve cold.

Pork Medallions with Lemon and Capers

Ingredients
1 tablespoon coarsely ground black pepper
1 1/2 pounds pork tenderloin, cut into 1-inch-thick medallions
4 tablespoons butter

1 cup chicken stock or canned broth
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons capers, drained
1/4 cup peeled diced lemon segments (optional)
Chopped fresh chives or green onion tops

Preparation:
Press pepper onto both sides of pork pieces. Heat 1 tablespoon butter in heavy large skillet over medium heat. Season pork with salt. Cook until just cooked through, about 4 minutes per side. Transfer to plates and keep warm.

Add stock and lemon juice to skillet. Boil until reduced to 1/2 cup, about 7 minutes. Whisk in remaining 3 tablespoons butter. Add capers and lemon segments if desired. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Pour sauce over pork. Sprinkle with chives and serve.