"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali


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This recipe for BEAN SALAD, by , is from MOM'S COOKING, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.


Added: Tuesday, July 3, 2007


1 can yellow wax beans, drained
1 can green beans, drained
1 can chickpeas, drained
1 can kidney beans, drained
3 stalks celery chopped
2 medium onion chopped
1 green pepper chopped
1 1/4 cup white vinegar
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1 tsp. salt

In sauce pan mix together the dressing ingredients and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and cool.

Mix remaining ingredients together. Stir in cooled dressing. Refrigerate.

Prepare two days before serving




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