Catholic Recipe: Coast-to-Coast Salad
Fruited gelatin is no longer as popular as in the 50s and 60s. If you wish to bring a little nostalgia, this is a nice fruit gelatin served over lettuce. The preparation time includes chilling time.
Cook cranberries in water until tender. Add sugar to cranberries; cook 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Drain crushed pineapple thoroughly. Add pineapple syrup to cold water. Soften gelatine in syrup-water mixture. Add to hot cranberries, stirring until dissolved. Chill. When gelatine begins to set, stir in drained pineapple and celery. Pour into flat pans to depth of 1 inch. Chill thoroughly. Cut into 2-1/2-inch squares. Serve on chopped iceberg lettuce with mayonnaise (1 Tablespoon per serving). Makes 50 servings.Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965