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Sunday, July 14, 2002

brocolli salad

Guard this with your life. It must not fall into enemy (read "squirrel") hands.

Brocolli salad

(Better if made a day ahead.)

4 cups fresh brocollic flowerets (abt. 11/2 lbs. fresh brocolli)

1 small purple onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings

1/2 cup raisins (put in warm water to plump up and then drain)

1/2 cup pecan pieces, toasted

3/4 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing

1/4 cup sugar

1 1/2 tablespoons white vinegar

1 (11 oz.) can mandarin oranges, drained

Combine first 4 ingredients in a bowl; set aside.

Combine mayonnaise, sugar and vinegar; add to

broccoli mixture, stirring to coat. Gently stir in madarin oranges.

Cover and refrigiate at least 3 hours or

overnight. Yield: 6 servings.


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