FRESH FRUIT SALAD
8 c. cut-up mixed fresh fruit Bibb lettuce
Oranges, apples, bananas, pears, peaches, strawberries, grapes.
Line a large salad bowl with Bibb lettuce leaves. Fill salad bowl with fruit. Accompany with Poppy Seed Fruit Salad Dressing (see below). 6 to 8 servings.
POPPY SEED FRUIT SALAD DRESSING:
3/4 c. sugar 1 1/2 tsp. onion salt 1 tsp. dry mustard 1/3 c. vinegar 1 c. Crisco oil 1 tbsp. poppy seed
In a small bowl, combine sugar, salt, and dry mustard. Stir in vinegar. Beat at medium speed while gradually adding Crisco oil. Beat 5 to 10 minutes longer, until thickened. Add poppy seeds. Pour into a screw-top jar. Cover tightly and shake vigorously to blend well. Store covered in refrigerator. Shake well before using. Serve on fresh fruit salads, grapefruit sections, or on lettuce wedges. About 1 2/3 cups.