salad dressing is great
dressing for all kind of salads or a base for variety of dressings, not
as known as the mayonnaise bat has the advantage of being prepared with
less fat. It is also one of the dressings that may be made without oil,
and so finds favor with those to whom oil is not agreeable.
However, oil may be substituted
for the butter or margarine that is given in the recipe. It will be
that the preparation of this dressing is similar to that of a custard
the addition of flour. Since the flour requires longer cooking than the
eggs, they are added last so that there will be no danger of
• 1 cup
• 2 eggs
the butter in the inner
pan of a double boiler, add the flour, salt, sugar, mustard, and milk.
Cook until the mixture is thickened.
the eggs, stir them into the
mixture, and add the vinegar, beating rapidly. Place in the large pan
the double boiler and allow this to cook (stirring frequently) until
eggs have thickened.
If the dressing
curdles, it may be known that the eggs have cooked too long, but this
may be remedied by placing the pan containing the dressing in a pan of
cold water as soon as the curdling is observed and then beating
with a rotary beater.
|Did You Know?
Early age related macular degeneration (ARMD) might be put on hold with
a daily dose of spinach. In a preliminary study, men with the most
common dry form of ARMD showed vision improvements after consuming four
to seven servings a week (Journal of the American Optometric
Macular degeneration is a medical condition usually of older adults
that results in a loss of vision in the center of the visual field (the
macula) because of damage to the retina. It occurs in “dry” and “wet”
forms. It is a major cause of visual impairment in the elderly (>50
Macular degeneration can make it difficult or impossible to read or
recognize faces, although enough peripheral vision remains to allow
other activities of daily life.
Spinach contains lutein and zeaxantin, antioxidants that may protect
Fat promotes lutein absorption, so try spinach sautéed in olive
oil or mix spinach with other vegetables you like, than toss it with
your favorite dressing.
If you are taking blood thinning medication or you are prone to kidney
stones, talk with your doctor before consuming spinach regularly.