Grandma O’Brad’s Wilted Lettuce Dressing
Inspired by my Grandmother O’Brad’s love of cooking and food. This Salad dressing is good for summer day and this is good for any type of salad.
A Grandson’s Story
The Sunday Feast Featuring Grandma O’Brad’s Wilted Lettuce
Inspired by my Grandmother O’Brad’s love of cooking and food. Grandmother had a passion for “cooking something up” in the kitchen from scratch. There was always something new and different at Grandma’s house. To this day I’m inspired by her love of bringing friends and family together for that Sunday feast.
Apple Cider Vinegar, Sugar, Water, Canola Oil, Onions, Chives, Salt, Black Pepper.
If you are running out lettuce for your burgers spread some of this wilted lettuce salad as a substitute.
Marinate your favorite meat overnight then cut it to strips and add it on your salad for extra protein.
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