Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Easy 'O-T-C' Dressing

Adaptation of marinade used for onion-tomato-cucumber salad. Recorded November 2, 2010.
apple cider vinegar
1 t Dijon mustard
1 t mayonnaise
2 t salt
1 t sugar
1 t ground black pepper
1 t dry parsley flakes
vegetable oil
Follow the markings on a Good Seasons™ salad dressing bottle with a tight-fitting cap. Add vinegar to the “V” mark, and water to the “W” mark. Add mustard and mayonnaise, and shake well. When dispersed, add the dry ingredients, shake until dispersed  and let stand 10 minutes. Add oil to the “O” mark. Shake vigorously for 1 to 2 minutes to combine oil and vinegar. Store covered at room temperature. Shake well before each use. Makes about 8 oz.
Variations: Use as a cole slaw dressing, or as a marinade for chicken breast or pork chops.

Avocado and Bacon Sandwich

Recorded February 5, 2007
1 English muffin
1 T mayonnaise
1/2 ripe Hass avocado
1/2 t lemon or lime juice
thinly sliced red onion
1 strip crisp bacon
ripe tomato slices
Toast bun. Spread mayonnaise on both interior surfaces. Place avocado in a small bowl, squeeze on the juice, mash lightly with a fork to leave small chunks, and spread on lower half. Top with bacon pieces, tomato, and onion.