Salads and Dressings

Fruit Salad Recipe

Leola’s Fruit Salad

My husband has an aunt named Leola, that makes this beautiful fruit salad. I have known Leola ever since Jim and I started dating thirty-seven years ago.  I will never forget the first time we went to Aunt Leola and Uncle Al’s house in Fredericksburg, Texas, for Thanksgiving. Leola made […]

Balsamic Vinaigrette

Balsamic Vinaigrette

This is the recipe for the house dressing I served at the Acme Cafe.  We went through it like crazy! It was used for the salads, it was also what I marinated my chicken breast in, and it is the base for the wonderful pasta salad we served.   Simply Maurie […]

Asian Salad with Asian Dressing

Asian Dressing

The menu at my restaurant had numerous salads to choose from.  One of the most popular was the Asian salad. It was a wonderful combination of mixed greens, mandarin oranges, crunchy chow mein noodles, almond, sesame seeds, and grilled chicken breast.  But, the thing that set it apart from all […]