Sunday, February 3

In addition to Blogroll Amnesty Day part two...



A fellow blogger was so bold as to contradict me when I insisted upon the existence of one "candlelight salad," consisting of a banana, (and please use the straightest banana you can find no wierd kinks or blemishes, please) sitting on a bed of lettuce and standing up in the middle of a canned pineapple ring. The mayonnaise dollop on the top is supposed to simulate "wax" and the cherry (or pimento if you lack a sweet tooth) is the "fiery wick."

This was apparently a big hit amongst the "ladies who lunch" crowd in the 1920's.

There is no way I could eat that, let alone make it.

11 comments:

  1. Oh my God, after an hour of The L Word, that looks positively divine.

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  2. Tengrain9:15 PM

    I suggest you use paper napkins if you serve this.

    Regards,

    Tengrain

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  3. Replace that dollop of mayo with marshmallow fluff or whipped cream and I'm all over it.

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  4. Wow. So erotic. Didn't know your were up for that, dear.

    Paper napkins? At least.

    For some, barf bags may be required.

    I will admit it looks tasty. Mayo and banana is always a good idea. Whip cream instead of mayo is even better. Just my suggestion.

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  5. Yeah I'm in the whipped cream crowd too. For the BANANA. Sheesh.

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  6. Eyewwwww.

    What is up with the fruit/mayo combination? My grandma used to top a piece of lettuce with pineapple, mayo and cheese. All the kids loved this. Gah!

    Oh, and hey -- I moved! http://www.rebeccaburch.com

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  7. I'm with D Cup, I have an aversion to the concept of mayo.

    Actually, this makes me think of sushi. A few months ago I was at a nice little sushi place with friends and one of us ordered a roll of something called the "salmon lover". We assumed that it was some roll that incorporated a large piece of salmon, you know... for someone who really loves salmon. When the roll arrived, we discovered that the "salmon lover" roll involves a small ball of rice with a slice of salmon wrapped around it in a conical-type shape and a dollop of mayonnaise on top. So instead of a roll for a lover of salmon, it was a roll that looked like a salmon lover.

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  8. I just try not to play with my food.

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  9. Pissed in NYC7:56 PM

    That's just rude. And where I come from that would be called, um, desert? Salad, my ass.

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  10. My Mother had a paperback cookbook with that on the cover.

    hmmmmm . . . .

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