Speaking of brined veggies…

Mom’s Summer Salad 1/2 cup oil 1/2 cup white vinegar 1/4 cup sugar (low-carb alternate: 5 packets of Splenda) 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp dry mustard 1/2 tsp tarragon 1/2 tsp basil 1/2 tsp parsley Assorted vegetables: cucumbers, celery, onion (red or white), carrots, peppers (green, red, etc.), broccoli, tomatoes, etc. Mix dressing, whipping it together with a fork. Peel and chop veggies. Put it all together in a huge bowl with a lid. Marinate for at least 4 hours (overnight is even better) in the refrigerator, mixing occasionally (if. . . Read More!