"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
This recipe for Strawberry Spinach Salad, by Andrea Cooper, is from The Hart Family Cookbook,
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2 Tbsp sesame seeds 1 Tbsp poppy seeds 1/2 c sugar 1/2 c olive oil 1/4 c white vinegar 1/4 tsp paprika 1/4 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1 Tbsp minced onion Fresh spinach, washed and patted dry 1/4 c slivered almonds sliced strawberries
Whisk together seeds, sugar, oil, vinegar, paprika, Worcestershire and onion. Cover and chill for 1 hour. In a large bowl, toss together spinach, strawberries and almonds. Pour dressing over salad and toss. Refrigerate 10 - 15 minutes before serving.
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