Apple Congealed Salad, for an “apple a day”!

"An Apple a Day" . . . Fall is upon us. And with fall comes apples! I should say, apple season, because apples are available all year.  But they are better now. And, if you don't want to literally EAT your apples raw, you can eat them in this delicious Apple Congealed Salad! I know that congealed salads have fallen out of favor currently, so my daughter and sister tell me, but both Mama and I love them. So, I'm sharing this recipe . . . just in case . . . there are others like Mama and me . . . who still like congealed salads! Making the Apple Congealed Salad . . . A congealed salad is not difficult to make. In fact, it is fairly simple. It consists of mixing the gelatin with boiling water, mixing that with the chopped fruit and nuts, … [Read more...]

Apple Waldorf Salad for Fall!

Apples, apples and more apples . . . I had bought over a dozen Granny Smith and Red Delicious apples, planning, of course to make some of my favorite apple recipes. So, when I planned the "Girls Only Luncheon", I thought about making an Apple Waldorf Salad as one of the dishes. It is delicious, and it uses apples, so I knew it would fit in the "apple" theme for my luncheon. Once again, I looked to my "Katy's Korner" cookbook from the 1980"s, (I know y'all . . . that's a long time ago!), because I remembered a recipe being in it for a Waldorf Salad. I found it, and made this wonderful apple salad. It was SO good . . . full of fresh apples, chopped nuts, celery, and added dried cranberries. We loved it, and so did my picky husband, … [Read more...]