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Upside-Down Pineapple Mold

March 13, 2011

Ingredients

1 20-ounce can pineapple slices
1 3 -ounce package lemon-flavored gelatin
6 or 7 whole maraschino cherries
2 cups finely chopped fresh rhubarb
1/3 cup sugar
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 3 -ounce package strawberry flavoured gelatin

Directions

Drain pineapple, reserving syrup. Add water to syrup to make 1 1/2 cups liquid, heat to boiling. Stir in lemon-flavored gelatin till dissolved. Chill till partially set; pour 1/2 cup in bottom of a 6 cup ring mold. Arranged pineapple slices over gelatin, placing a cherry in center of each slice. Pour in remaining lemon gelatin. Chill till almost set.

Meanwhile, in saucepan combine rhubarb, sugar, and 1/2 cup water. Cover and cook about 5 minutes or just until rhubarb is tender. Drain rhubarb thoroughly, reserving syrup. Add enough water to rhubarb syrup to make 1 1/2 cups liquid. Heat liquid to boiling. Stir in lemon juice and strawberry-flavored gelatin till dissolved. Chill till partially set; fold in reserved rhubarb. Pour ove lemon-pineapple layer in mold. Chill till firm. Unmold onto salad greens. If desired, place a bowl of cottage cheese in the center of the unmolded salad ring; trim with parsley.

Makes 10 to 12 servings.

Minted Pear Salad

Ingredients

1 14-ounce can or jar mint-flavored pear halves
1 3-ounce package lime-flavored gelatin
1 8-ounce carton plain yogurt

Directions

Drain pears, reserving 1/2 cup of the syrup. Dissolve lime-flavored gelatin in 1 cup boiling water; stir in reserved pear syrup. Chill till partially set. Add yogurt; beat till smooth. Chop pear halves; fold into gelatin. Pour into 9x5x3-inch loaf pan. Chill till firm. Cut in rectangles to serve. Makes 6 servings.


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