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Perfection Salad Recipe

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Added: Tuesday, January 25, 2011


2 tablespoons gelatin
1/2 cup cold water
1/2 cup mild vinegar
1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
1 cup boiling water
1 cup ginger ale
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup finely shredded cabbage
2 cups celery, cut in small pieces
2 pimientos or 1/4 cup red or green peppers, cut in small pieces

Soak gelatin in cold water, add boiling water, then vinegar, ginger ale, lemon juice and salt. Strain and when mixture starts to thicken, add remaining ingredients. Turn into a lightly greased mold and chill. Serve on lettuce and garnish with mayonnaise.




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