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Strawberry Spinach Salad

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"This recipe makes six to eight servings and is a gorgeous holiday salad with the rich red and green colors. Even people who say they don't like spinach find this a treat."

Ingredients

6 cups of cleaned spinach (about 2 bunches)
1 pint fresh strawberries
DRESSING:
1/2 cup sugar
1-1/2 tablespoons minced onion
1/4 cup cider vinegar or balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
1/2 cup sunflower oil
1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

Instructions

Tear spinach into serving or bite-size portions. Rinse well, drain and set aside. Rinse, stem and slice strawberries. Set aside until ready to serve the salad. Combine all dressing ingredients into blender. Blend until smooth. When ready to serve salad place spinach in salad bowl. Pour dressing over spinach and toss lightly. Place strawberries on top of salad and sprinkle with more sesame seeds to garnish if desired. Yield: 6 to 8 servings.

Lori Hodge
Bettendorf



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  Today is Monday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2014. There are 72 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The store of Devoe and Crampton was entered and robbed of about $500 worth of gold pens and pocket cutlery last night.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Michael Malloy was named president of the Tri-City Stone Cutters Union.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dewitte C. Poole, former Moline newspaperman serving as vice consul general for the United States government in Paris, declared in a letter to friends that the once gay Paris is a city of sadness and desolation.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for the construction of an $80,000 wholesale bakery at 2011 4th Ave. were announced by Harry and Nick Coin, of Rock Island. It is to be known as the Banquet Bakery.
1964 -- 50 years ago: An application has been filed for a state permit to organize a savings and loan association in Moline, it was announced. The applicants are Ben Butterworth, A.B. Lundahl, C. Richard Evans, John Harris, George Crampton and William Getz, all of Moline, Charles Roberts, Rock Island, and Charles Johnson, of Hampton.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Indian summer is quickly disappearing as temperatures slide into the 40s and 50s this week. Last week, highs were in the 80s.


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