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Rose Apple Salad

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"I know molded gelatin salads are no longer as popular today as they were in the past. But making use of the traditional colors of red and green make this salad appropriate for the Christmas season."

Ingredients

1-1/2 cups granulated sugar
1-1/2 cups cold water
1/4 cup red cinnamon candies
1 box (6 ounces) lime gelatin
Few drops green food coloring, if desired
9 Jonathan apples, pared and cored

Instructions

In a medium-size saucepan, combine sugar, water and cinnamon candies; bring to a boil. Cook the apples in the syrup until tender. Remove the apples to a platter and let cool.

Prepare the lime gelatin as per directions on the box to the point where the gelatin is partially set. Pour into 9-inch square pan. Place the cooled apples in pan, allowing gelatin to surround each one.

Virginia Morton
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  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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