Salmon Salad with Cucumber Sauce in 1920

Dixon Evening Telegraph, Dixon, Illinois July 14, 1920, page 3

Salmon Salad

  • 2 cups boiled salmon
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon parsley minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon granulated gelatin
  • 1 – 2 cup boiled salad dressing

Dissolve gelatin in 1 – 4 cup cold water. Add 1 – 2 cup boiling water. Mix all ingredients, adding salad dressing last. Fill individual molds and set aside to chill and solidify. Serve in lettuce with cucumber sauce.

Cucumber Sauce

  • 1 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1 – 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 – 2 teaspoon parsley
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 3 – 4 cup whipping cream

Soak cucumber in ice-water for two hours. Peel and chop very fine. Add salt, parsley and vinegar. Mix well. Whip cream and combine with cucumber just before serving.

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