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Cucumbers and Onions ELBERON Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Henry FitzPatrick
Added: Thursday, July 10, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
cucumbers: sliced thinly (as many as necessary to feed the crowd.)
red onions, sliced thinly (amount somewhat less than the cucumbers)

Soak cucumbers and onions in salt water in refrigerator at least a couple of hours (refrigeration not vital)

Dressing:
salad oil to cover half the bowl
vinegar (about 1/4 the amount of oil)
paprika (generous)
fresh ground pepper, fairly generous

Directions:
Directions:
Drain salt water from cucumbers and onions. In the same bowl, pour the oil, then the vinegar. Load with paprika and stir until the dressing turns red. Add a generous amount of fresh black pepper. Serve. This dish improves overnight in fridge.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
unlimited
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
For the younger generation, Elberon was the name of the street on which the Atlantic City house was. It is there that Great Grandma Horstmann first served this dish!

 

 

 

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