Now there’s a mouthful. By the time you get the name of this dish out, the peaches will have fruit flies.
Today’s reader submission comes from Jennifer, who sent in this vintage caker recipe. She said it reminded her of sea urchins with the slivered almonds sticking out of the sides of the peaches.
That may be what she thought, but when I made it, all I saw were bloody demon eyes on a green monster face. Seriously. Just look at that thing! I’m going to send the photo to TLC and suggest a new show: "My Salad Was Possessed By the Devil." They can schedule it between "Honey Boo Boo" and the show with the cheapskates who re-use toilet paper. (And to think TLC used to stand for The Learning Channel.)
Demon eyes aside, this salad tasted pretty good. The almonds provided a nice crunch. And who can resist canned peaches? Just make sure you sprinkle it with holy water and repeat "The power of Christ compells you!" before digging in.
Thanks, Jennifer! Check out her blog. She describes herself as a Canadian vegetarian foodie but she lives in Monaco. (Isn't Monaco in Alberta?)
Source: Caker Jennifer via a magazine clipping.
Would we call that a salad?ReplyDelete
Look, if cakers can mix crushed cookies and Cool Whip and call it a "salad," is anything off limits? By the way - that's an actual recipe I came across. It's called, not surprisingly, Cookie Salad.Delete
I would eat Cookie Salad, yeah. Maybe even drizzle some chocolate dressing and healthy nuts on the top.Delete
Also, I assumed the green stuff was garnish.Delete
I believe the green stuff is called "spinach." I've never heard of it before.Delete
Wow. It's like Peach Melba gone over to the dark side.ReplyDelete
They're serving this at Satan's banquet. I'm pretty certain about this.Delete
What is 'fiesta' about that?ReplyDelete
I'm going out on a limb here, but do you think the folks behind this recipe thought it looked like a sombrero?Delete
It's like a fiesta in your mouth! Only everyone's having a no bueno time.ReplyDelete
Seriously, those almonds look like teeth. I don't care for food that looks bitey.
I try to avoid food with teeth. They're hard to digest.Delete
Actually it looks vaguely obscene. I think you should try posting this photo alongside your Candle Salad for some added humour.ReplyDelete
Hmm. I'm imagining the staging right now. Soft focus, dim lighting, some Kenny G playing in the background...Delete
Well personally, I think you did It justice despite the potty mouth comments. Long live Jello!ReplyDelete
It's not the JELL-O. It's the "plump, sun-gold canned cling peach halves." I mean, really, isn't that a little over the top?Delete
I just cannot get behind anything that puts Jello & mayo/Miracle Whip together in the same dish. NOPE.ReplyDelete
Wait until you see Friday's post. It's JELL-O with...cheese. I'm still recovering.ReplyDelete