Tomato Aspic

June 3, 2013 by  
Filed under Appetizers, Salads, Vegetables

Tomato Aspic is an old traditional Southern side dish. There are as many variations as there are cooks, each claiming the best and often secret recipe. Many recipes add chopped vegetables, celery, cabbage, peppers, etc….Some Southern cooks use lemon jello instead of plain gelatin. This recipe is a well seasoned basic tomato aspic.

Tomato Aspic

2 cups tomato juice
8 whole cloves
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
4 bay leaves
1 Tablespoon sugar
3 tablespoons vinegar
1 onion, chopped
juice of 1 lemon
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
salt to taste
1 teaspoon celery seed
2 tablespoons gelatin
1/2 cup water

Dissolve gelatin in 1/2 cup water. Cook together everything except lemon juice and Worcestershire sauce. Adjust seasoning, add lemon juice, Worcestershire and dissolved gelatin. Pour into desired molds and chill. Serve on a bed of lettuce

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Grilled Salmon Recipe

May 29, 2013 by  
Filed under Seafood

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Grilled Salmon

8 salmon steaks
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/3 cup soy sauce
1 teaspoon lemon peel, grated
1 clove garlic, crushed
1/2 cup vegetable oil
(Lemon wedges, for garnish )

1. Place in Salmon in a shallow glass dish.

2. Combine remaining ingredients, except lemon wedges. Pour over the fish. Marinate for 1 to 3 hours (or longer, if desired), turning once.

3. Broil or grill fish approximately 4 inches above moderate coals for 5 to 6 minutes per side, basting with remaining marinade.

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