"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
1 7oz pkg small macaroni (cooked, drained and chilled) 2 c chopped cucumbers 1 1/2 c diced tomatoes 2 (4.25 oz) cans shrimp meat 1/4 c chopped celery 1/4 c chopped pepper 1/4 c chopped green onion 1 c mayonnaise 1/2 c bottled Italian dressing 1 tsp salt 1 tsp dill weed 1/8 tsp black pepper 1 sliced hard cooked egg 1/4 c black olives
Combine macaroni, cucumbers, tomatoes, shrimp, celery, green pepper, and green onions in a salad bowl. Stir together mayonnaise, Italian dressing, dill seed, salt and pepper. Add to macaroni mixture and stir gently. Chill, covered, until ready to serve. Garnish with eggs, and olives.
This is from Aunt Jean, Uncle Fred's wife (Chuck's brother)
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