One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating.
* Luciano Pavarotti & William Wright, Pavarotti, My Own Story

November 27, 2007

Cornucopia Salad

1/2 c. slivered almonds
2 T sugar

1 head green leaf lettuce, torn into pieces
1 head Romaine lettuce, torn into pieces
1 c. chopped celery
2 cans mandarin oranges, drained
2 avocados, cut into chunks
2 apples, diced
1/2 c. dried cranberries or pomegranite seeds

Dressing:1/2 c. sugar
1 t. grated onion
1/2 t. salt
1 c. oil
1/3 c. vinegar
1 t. dry mustard
3/4 t. poppy seeds

Directions:Combine dressing ingredients and refrigerated until ready to use. Carmelize slivered almonds by mixing with sugar in a small skillet and stirring constantly over low heat until lightly browned. Cool. Toss salad ingredients, almonds and dressing just prior to serving.

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